Sallie's Kitchen Corner


Crave Worthy Italian


It’s no secret that cold weather makes us all crave hearty dishes That frequently translates to an Italian menu with big bowls of pasta brimming with a luscious sauce. But next time you want Italian food, don’t forget how delicious a beautiful Eggplant Parmesan can be. …

A January Sky and a Lemonade Pie


Why at the end of January on a chilly cloudy day would someone make a frozen lemonade pie? The answer is because it’s the end of January on a chilly cloudy day and that pie will absolutely bring a little brightness into the room. …

It's a Beautiful Pie in the Neighborhood


If you are of a certain age, and from the south, and ever went out for a bite to eat after the prom or a movie date in high school then you know exactly what this is. You guessed it - the famous Shoney’s Strawberry Pie! My son was driving by the Shoney’s on White Bridge Road and asked if I’d ever been to one. …

And a Happy New Year


Happy New Year everyone! Don’t you think that resolutions can be a boring way to start the year? On the other hand, goals are rarely a bad idea. A goal is just a plan, right? While a resolution feels more like a rule, clearly not as much fun. …

Share the Love


At a gathering last week the conversation quickly turned to a discussion of holiday dishes as we shared traditions and recipes. This involved important information linked with crucial decision making like turkey or tenderloin, country or city ham, mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes.  …

Lauren’s Cornbread


It’s absolutely going to be a cold wet weekend and if chili isn’t on your menu, you might want to reconsider. But even if you are leaning in a different direction, you should give this cornbread recipe a try. When my soon-to-be daughter-in-law offered to bring cornbread to our mostly pot luck Thanksgiving dinner I was just charmed to pieces. …

On the Side


A group of friends was chatting about the holidays and of course that quickly turned into a conversation about food and recipes. One clever gal said she always served a new dish at Thanksgiving and that seemed like such a fun thing to try. …

Going Greek


Finally, cold weather has arrived and those hearty winter dishes we’ve all been waiting for are making it to the table. The pot roast and mashed potatoes, biscuits and gravy, chicken and dumplings, and Sunday lasagna are back for the season. …

Something Different for Dessert

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A story on news a few days ago revealing that 21% of people who eat pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving don’t like it a bit. That number doesn’t even address the people (like my husband) who will have nothing to do with it. Actually, no one has invented a pie I don’t like. …

Birthday Muffins

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My mom’s birthday celebration is today and even though we are going to a buffet that has lots of pretty desserts, she deserves a homemade treat at the end of the day. With that in mind, Chocolate Pumpkin Streusel Muffins just went in the oven. …


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