Mom’s Southern Potato Salad – Summer Salad Series

Mom's Southern Potato Salad

Mom's Southern Potato Salad I think I have said this before, but my mother was a fabulous cook. Everyone in our family has favorite dishes that we loved for her to make. Being that the 4th of July holiday is coming up it reminds me of mom's southern potato salad. What makes it southern? To be honest I'm not really sure...that's just what she called it. Maybe it was the sweet relish or possibly the bacon. No matter what...it's just ... read more

Creamy Corn Salad – Summer Salad Series

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Do you like to cook? I do, especially in the summertime when fresh vegetables and herbs are more plentiful.  Sometimes I try to make dishes that don't require me to turn on the oven. Here in the South it gets pretty hot, especially as the summer progresses. There's no need to swelter outside of the house as well as inside in my opinion. Typically for supper Honey Bee grills out fish, chicken or shellfish and I make the accompanying side dishes. ... read more

12 Perfect Picnic Ideas – DIY Housewives Series

Caprese Pasta Salad - Perfect Summertime Recipe. Wonderful side dish or main dish.

We are still having a hard time wrapping our brains around that fact that summer has officially arrived. Even though some days it is hotter than blue blazes and we have drank our weight in sweet tea, it still doesn't seem possible. Today our monthly DIY Housewives Series is a bit different than our normal monthly challenges. You are in for a treat because we are sharing 12 perfect picnic ideas. If you're not familiar with the series - ... read more

Easy Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad - Perfect Summertime Recipe. Wonderful side dish or main dish.

Hey y'all...with Summer upon us, my mind drifts to thoughts of vegetable garden bounty. Specifically fresh tomatoes and basil. There's just something about the first tomato of the season...warm, ripe and juicy. When paired with fresh, bright green basil there isn't anything better in my opinion. Typically I use both of these harvest favorites in homemade spaghetti sauce with meatballs. But in the Summer I prefer cold salads and side dishes. One ... read more

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad - Perfect Summertime Recipe. Wonderful side dish or main dish.

With Summer upon us, my mind drifts to thoughts of vegetable garden bounty. Specifically fresh tomatoes and basil. There's just something about the first tomato of the season...warm, ripe and juicy. When paired with fresh, bright green basil there isn't anything better in my opinion. Typically I use both of these harvest favorites in homemade spaghetti sauce with meatballs. But in the Summer I prefer cold salads and side dishes. One of my go-to ... read more