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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January 2, 2020
Potato Rolls

I love making rolls. I found a new recipe that I have completely fallen in love with. A family member of mine passed away before Christmas. As I was cleaning her kitchen, I sat at the kitchen island sorting through all her beloved recipes. I found one that caught my fancy. I knew I had […]

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November 25, 2019
Coconut Cake

I always celebrated Christmas at Mammie's house. A great family gathering would be incomplete without Mammie and Good-Daddy arguing a little over the table. Good-Daddy had a terrible habit of cleaning his false teeth at the dinner table. I always giggled when Good-Daddy would stink his tongue at her. Yes, a 60-year-old man sticking it […]

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August 4, 2019
Quality Cast Iron From Southern Mystery

In my collection of cast iron skillets, I have a piece that is one of my absolute favorites. Sadly, the skillet doesn't receive a lot of recognition because it's not a name brand and it's not worth a lot of money either. The skillet's name has been dubbed an awkward title, "The Southern Mystery Skillet." […]

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July 12, 2019
Cast Iron Users

I'm often asked the question, "Which cast iron skillets are the best to cook in?" I'm not sure if there is a magical answer to this question because everyone has his or her own opinion. Sadly, the "right" cast iron won't give you extreme cooking powers. However, the right cast iron for you will help […]

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