Barbara Jean’s Restaurant & Bar St. Simons Island, Georgia There’s something comforting about the never changing–those restaurants you’ve been going to for years that you know and love, and have come to expect. You know the quality, you would bet … Continue reading
At the start of each new season, there are a few dishes I anticipate cooking greatly. My Apple-Pecan Honey Stuffed Pork Chops in White Wine are at the top of the list in the fall. Apples, onions, pecans and nutmeg … Continue reading
For Sunday dinner, I made chicken-fried steak and gravy Pioneer Woman style with garlic roasted mashed potatoes. It always makes you feel good when your guests ask for seconds and more gravy, so I guess I did something right. First … Continue reading
Baking a pear crisp was a fantastic way to use up the Harry and David’s Royal Riviera Pears I received as a Christmas gift. Pears aren’t a fruit I work with or have on-hand often, but they are delicious and a … Continue reading
I started a new job in November, and I’ve really enjoyed getting to know my new co-workers. We had our office Christmas party this week and the food was nothing short of fabulous. On the menu? Ham Turkey Dressing and … Continue reading
There’s nothing quite like golden brown corn bread and chili on a cold night. I like to make mine Neely style, beginning with a little pig in the pan and sauteing some onion and bell pepper. I let the vegetables … Continue reading
Shortly after watching the popular movie The Help, I was inspired to go home and create a southern spread. On the menu: fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, farm raised green beans, made from scratch biscuits, fried okra and apple pie.