Tag Archive 'old fashioned'

My Mamma’s Old Fashioned Southern Coconut Cake

on Dec 19th 2011

Growing up I took a lot for granted. I believed my parents existed for the sole purpose of fulfilling the needs and wants my little brother and me. I never really gave much thought to the notion that my parents might actually love each other or that they might also place a higher priority on […]

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Meatless Monday – Old Fashioned Southern Fried Okra

on Sep 5th 2011

One of my favorite traditional Southern dishes is Fried Okra.  Honestly, I could make a meal with Fried Okra.  Fresh okra makes the best fried okra. I grew up picking okra from my paternal and maternal granparents’ gardens as well as our own family garden. And I picked up a batch at the farmers market to […]

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Meatless Monday – Old Fashioned Tomato Gravy

on Aug 29th 2011

I can’t believe its Monday again which means here at Taracooks.com its time for another Meatless Monday post.  Today’s feature is Old Fashioned Tomato Gravy.  The recipe is simple and quick and the gravy can be served over hot biscuits, mashed potatoes, or even some meatloaf!  I used garden fresh tomatoes and pureed them right […]

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Old Fashioned Southern Chess Pie

on Jul 21st 2011

Here’s one of my favorite Southern classics that my Mom used to make for Sunday dinner.  My Mom always said that if you are going to make one pie, you might as well go ahead and make two pies!  She was right you know.  Don’t you think the world would be a better place if […]

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4th of July Blueberry Crumb Pie!

on Jun 30th 2011

Each year I freeze oodles of blueberries for my fruit loving son Micah.  Aldi had blueberries for cheaper than I could pick them. And over the past 2 weeks, I’ve frozen about 72 pints of blueberries.  Those pretty berries are neatly stacked in the garage freezer, just waiting to be reincarnated as blueberry pancakes, blueberry […]

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Mom’s Old Fashioned Chocolate Icebox Pie

on Jun 1st 2011

It’s ironic that I’m listening to Lauren Alaina’s Like My Mother Does while remembering how my Mom made her Chocolate Icebox Pie and blogging about it.  This pie is hands down my absolute favorite dessert my Mom ever made in our home.  And I am so thankful that I can carry on the tradition and […]

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Old Fashioned “Stolen” Peanut Butter Fudge

on Nov 28th 2010

This is my Aunt Patricia’s Peanut Butter Fudge recipe.  She has made uncountable pounds of this fudge for various family gatherings over the years.  At our last gathering, someone actually STOLE this fudge and hid it for their own selfish consumption!  You know you’ve got a notable recipe when folks let loose of all their morals and STEAL […]

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Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

on Apr 29th 2010

Nothing says SPRING like a good serving of Strawberry Shortcake made with fresh Tennessee berries. And berry harvesting time will be here soon. So find a local strawberry patch and go pick yourself a batch. Then come home and make shortcake from scratch! It’s EASY! This recipe was handed down to me from my Great […]

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