Recipes

Chocolate Panna Cotta with Strawberry Coulis - My recipe for Chocolate Panna Cotta with Strawberry Coulis is such a simple sweet treat to add to your Valentine's Day supper. In fact, it's featured on the "Valentine's Day Sweetheart Dinner" menu in THE BEACH HOUSE COOKBOOK (coming May 2nd!). While it may sound like a very fancy-Nancy recipe, it's really quite simple—sort of ...
Jeanne’s Chicken Enchilada Dip–A Super Bowl Treat! - The crowd-pleasing recipe for "Jeanne's Chicken Enchilada Dip" that's in my new book, THE BEACH HOUSE COOKBOOK (coming May 2, 2017 from St. Martin's Press), is the absolute perfect dish for your Super Bowl party next weekend. (Go, Falcons!) This dip is named for my sister-in-law Jeanne, who is the appetizer queen. Jeanne never arrives ...
Cherrylicious Glazed Ribs - This recipe would probably work with Cherry Coke or Dr. Pepper, but if that Southern staple CheerWine is available in your neighborhood, that’s what will give it that uniquely cherry taste. Use two big disposable foil pans for this messy recipe. Serves 4 For the ribs: 2 tsp. kosher salt 2 tsp. light brown sugar ...
‘Mater Tots - This easy-peasy recipe was inspired by one from Paula Deen. If you’re taking these to a party, fix them ahead of time on disposable foil baking sheets and pop in the oven when you get to the party. Warning: you will never be able to fix enough of these to satisfy your guests!   Ingredients: ...
Grits n’Greens Casserole - Ingredients: 2 cups whipping cream or half and half 8 cups chicken broth, divided. 2 cup grits-not instant or quick cooking. 1 lg. bag frozen collard greens 2 sticks butter 2 1/2 cups parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper 1 cup cooked and crumbled bacon   Preparation: Grease 13×9 casserole. Combine cream and 6 ...
Beyond the Grave Chicken Salad - Did y’all hear about the Coca-Cola heiress who got kicked out of the Junior League for making chicken salad with dark meat? It’s an urban legend in Atlanta, but every Southern woman worth her salt has a tried and true recipe for chicken salad. My personal favorite used to be served in the dearly departed ...