My Blog

Raised in the rolling hills of Tennessee, north of Nashville, my family were influential cooks. Inspired by their love of southern homemade meals, cast iron skillet cooking quickly became a passion of mine, that I now enjoy sharing with all of you! In addition, discover tips and techniques I use to care for my personal collection of cast iron cookware. 

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May 12, 2020
How To Season Cast Iron Skillets

In order to cook properly in cast iron skillets, you need layers of seasoning. This is a step by step guide in how to obtain the proper seasoning for your cast iron skillet.

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February 20, 2022
How To Care For Cast Iron

Cast iron skillets are one of the most popular kitchen tools and at times, intimidating. Cleaning, seasoning, and proper maintenance can be overwhelming and time consuming. The reward in proper cast iron care, is very fulfilling. Especially when the cast iron is handed down to the next generation for memories. To maintain cast iron, a […]

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February 18, 2022
Dowton Abbey and Potato Rolls

A few years ago, I was helping my father-in-law with kitchen organization. When I was pulling out one of the drawers, I saw several index cards in the very back. As I started to pull out the index cards, I realized they were his mother-in-law's recipes. He had no idea that they were back there. […]

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February 14, 2022
Mashed Potatoes

I've had a few cooking failures in my lifetime. One of my continual failures has been mashed potatoes. I couldn't seem to get the hang of making mashed potatoes. The first time I made mashed potatoes, I was surprised my husband didn't leave me. Gosh, they were horrible! A few times after that, I failed […]

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September 16, 2021
Southern Simplicity & Summer Salads

I was never raised around influential cast iron cooks in my family. I never saw a cast iron skillet dish nicely prepared for our family gatherings. I honestly don't remember seeing any cast iron at all. I only remember the glassware that was used on my Mammie's wooden kitchen table. The dishes she used weren't […]

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December 20, 2020
Mexican Stacked Supper

Easy recipe for guests or family.

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