How to Make Caramel Cake: Heaven on a Plate

  Are you ready for that most luscious of Southern cakes? Caramel Cake? I whisper its very name, in reverence. Caramel Cake: heaven on a plate. In the words of my dear friend Martha, who was an Episcopal priest, “Could a mere mortal make such a thing?” Yes, you CAN make a Caramel Cake.  That […]


Seven Steps to Grilling Great Ribs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetGrillingAmerica #CollectiveBias Here in the MidSouth, every other day, we’re seeing *something* approaching spring – that is, until we go back to having a frost, the following evening. Well, it may be too early in these parts to […]


Venison Shepherd’s Pie

First off, before I give you my amazingly delicious recipe for Venison Shepherd’s Pie in a cast iron skillet, I want to make it clear that I actually really DO know the difference between Shepherd’s Pie, and Cottage Pie. According to Wikipedia, that fount of all knowledge, Shepherd’s Pie is ONLY made with lamb. (My […]