Colonial Custard with a Tart in the Dining Room

                                                 + The Story: Remember the board game Clue®?  It was my favorite board game growing up and I always wanted to be Miss Scarlet.  My version was from the 70’s andRead More

There’s a New Spud in Town

The Story:   Given this coming Sunday is Easter, Food Flippers will be taking the day off to spend time with our family. No worries however, we will share an oldie but goodie for you to revisit but hope you will also spend the day with your friends and family. When I think of Easter,Read More

Why Is Joe Sloppy?

The Story:   Happy National Sloppy Joe Day!  In Wednesday’s blog I took a tiny walk down memory lane from elementary school days and in particular Friday’s “fun food” options.  Last week when I decided to bring Sloppy Joe to our dining table, I had no idea that today, Sunday, March 18 was a dayRead More

Lettuce Live with Peas and Hominy

The Story:   We’ve pretty much spent the last several months focusing on flips – recipes that start out in some other variation or form – made over in a new way.  This week I decided to focus on the “making the old, new again” portion of our blog.   Hominy.  Most of us areRead More

Chicken Eugene and Mary Wilkinson Are Heavenly!

The Story:   Memories are one of life’s greatest and miraculous gifts.  In an instant, we are suddenly transported to a place and time or event and remember the sounds, smells and faces of that particular moment.  Even at 88 years young, my Mom can remember stories of childhood in vivid detail.   Once suchRead More

Bisque-y Business

The Story:   Southern Mississippi received a wintery gift on Tuesday, January 16 – snow.  Again.  I’m not certain but I think I can safely say that southern Mississippi has never received snow twice within six weeks of one another.  It snowed the week before Christmas  – around 2-3 inches depending on where you livedRead More

Eat Mo Greens

The Story:   In an effort to provide recipes that are a bit more healthful, I needed a quick recipe to whip up for today’s blog because we are preparing for a small vacation starting on Thursday.  I decided to share my Spicy Collard recipe.  If you live in the southern US, collard greens areRead More

Make Pie, Not War

  The Story: I’ve often thought many of life’s differences could easily be settled over a nice slice of pie and some coffee.  It’s hard to stay angry or disagreeable while eating a slice of your favorite pie.  Especially those that are still warm and gooey from the oven, like a good pecan pie.  Ummm…Read More