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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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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March 27, 2020
Mammie's Cornbread

I have baked and baked my little heart out. I'm using a lot of simple recipes that my Mammie used to help get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Finding unique ways to maintain food on the table and keeping your sanity. A recipe that I have used time and time again, is cornbread. This is my […]

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February 3, 2020
Chicken and Dumplings

In my best Homer Simpson gurgling noise impersonation. "Ahhhhh, Chicken and Dumpling ahhhhhh." Ok, that's a weak attempt. I'll never do that again. I'm such a sucker for chicken and dumplings. My Mammie made the best dumplings when I was a child. While everyone was getting ready for Sunday lunch, I would cram every single […]

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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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September 29, 2019
Top 10 Cast Iron Foods

My top 10 favorite foods to make in cast iron. I hope I can make it through to number 10 because these are my FAVORITE foods ever! This is an amazing Danish dish. There are many, many videos out there on how to make Aebleskivers! Amazing treats. Also, there is a cast iron pan just […]

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