Sallie's Kitchen Corner


A Taste of Tomorrow...

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When Sylvia asked me to do a food demonstration for the Holiday Open House at Green Door Gourmet  on Nov. 18th I was so excited. I knew exactly what I wanted to do – sets of seasoned salts to give as gifts. I made these for the first-time last year and they were a hit – especially in my house where we use them all the time. …

The Easiest Pie Crust & A Chocolate Chess Pie

(A Tale of Two Recipes)

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A long time ago a friend gave me a recipe for a simple piecrust. It was easy and it always worked, yet somehow in the modern era of food processors and decent quality frozen pie crusts, I forgot about it. But my sister Mary did not. …

Fall Shrimp

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Before you even read about this fantastic double presentation shrimp recipe, I’ve got to say I had such a marvelous time making pumpkin roll dessert with Meryll Rose yesterday on Talk of the Town.(Click to View) With breaking news, we didn’t know how much time we had to cook – but it all worked out and we even squeezed in a recipe for puppy treats made with left over pumpkin. …

Tune in Tomorrow

Watch Talk of The Town  tomorrow at 11:00 to see how to make that delicious Pumpkin Roulade with cream cheese filling . NewsChannel 5  in Nashville

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Also included – a perfect pumpkin puppy treat recipe everyone’s dog will love.

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If you miss the broadcast you can

Roll With It Baby

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When my son’s girlfriend, Lauren, comes over and we decide to check out what’s on TV, I make sure she gets the remote control. Those of you without daughters understand how exciting it is to get to watch “girl tv”. The guys might settle for a something on HGTV or maybe the occasional movie or sitcom, but the level of interest is decidedly low unless a football, soccer ball, or basketball is involved. …

What to Bring?

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I have a friend who is moving into fancy new digs, but for the time being is residing in a small but charming apartment with a postage-stamp sized kitchen This does not stop her from throwing the most fabulous of dinner parties and getting together interesting people. …

Salad Days of Autumn?

Arrrrggg. It’s October and our crockpots miss us. But it’s also ninety degrees in the shade and our crockpots are not ready to face that kind of silly heat. Can you blame them? The problem is that we are all craving cold weather treats, soups, stews, pot roast, chicken and dumplings – that good stuff that October signals. …

Four Friends - One Cake

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Four good friends needed a little attention last week. One was sick, one was sad, one was celebrating, and one needed a thank you. What better way to express sympathy, joy and friendship than with a very lovely and delicious cream cheese pound cake. …

Chicken Taco Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

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Admitting to grilled chicken night about once a week is not a sin because – it’s easy, there are great left-overs for a quick lunch, and It can always be turned into another dinner. Some dinners are more successful, like enchiladas, gumbo, and white chili. …

Jammin' On The Jelly

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It was a shock to see all the pumpkins prominently displayed at the farmers’ stands this week. Yikes! I forget to make summer peach jam! Fortunately, there were still plenty of really pretty South Carolina peaches available and just exactly perfectly ripe and ready for jam. …

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