Another Virginia Tech recipe here. I was curious why my personal recipe tasted different from West End’s until I found the recipe in A Taste of Virginia Tech. My recipe uses breadcrumbs, West End’s does not. Either way is good, but I like the bread-less version better. Gather: 4 medium tomatoes 2 tbsp. of olive […]
Michie Tavern is a historic tavern in Charlottesville, Virginia. We stopped for lunch one day many years ago when I was visiting colleges (yes, this die-hard Hokie visited that other school in Virginia). My mom loved their food so much, she bought their cookbook. These green beans are quite tasty and are a different twist […]
I nominate myself for the longest blog post title of the year award.
Every good Southern cook has a recipe for pimento cheese. It’s one of those classics that is eaten everywhere from church dinners to the Masters, and it’s utterly delicious. Gather: 1 cup of real mayonnaise (not Miracle Whip) 1 8 ounce block of sharp or extra sharp Cheddar cheese 1 jar of pimentos, drained 1/2 […]
I decided to whip up this recipe from the Junior League of Fayetteville’s cookbook, The Carolina Collection. This is a great filling dish for tailgating or for a cold day. I love pairing it with salad and warm yeast rolls. Enjoy!
Let’s pretend Mac didn’t eat one. These are a quick and easy breakfast alternative to your weekend pancakes and waffles. They’re also really customizable, and I’ve made these with my mother’s black raspberry jam and even lingonberry jam that I bought at Ikea. Recipe Card Insert Line Below Insert Line Above Cream cheese Danish Edit […]
We had some leftover mashed potatoes from Thanksgiving and decided to make tater tots with them. These were pretty tasty (though not overly crunchy) and would be amazing loaded with baked potato toppings (like the ones at Arby’s). Gather: 3 cups of leftover mashed potatoes1 egg1/4 cup of flour1 cup of panko breadcrumbs (we had […]
These nuts are those delicious sugary, crunchy treats that you always smell at the mall or at hockey games. They’re great for Christmas party recipe swaps or if you want to make large numbers of homemade gifts. Gather: 3 cups of nuts (I used pecans, you can use whatever you prefer)1 cup of sugar4 […]
Gather: 1 box of jumbo shells1 package of Kraft Fresh Take four cheese mix1 jar of marinara sauce2 cups of ricotta cheese1 cup of shredded mozzarella or Italian cheese Cook jumbo shells according to package instructions and drain. Mix Fresh Take mix with ricotta cheese. Spread about a cup of marinara sauce on the […]
This corn casserole is insanely delicious, totally addicting, and easy to make. And the ingredients are super cheap. Make it today. Original recipe from Pennies on a Platter. Gather: 1 box of Jiffy corn muffin mix1 can of cream corn1 can of corn1 cup of sour cream1/2 stick of melted butter2 cups of shredded […]