southern comfort food

Mini Pecan Pies

True story: I used to hate pecan pie. I’ve never been a fan of nuts in my baked goods. When I was very young, my mammy (grandmother on my dad’s side), made a berry pie and I told her that it was good, but she should leave the nuts out of it next time. Of […]

Sweet Potato Pie: Date Night with My Southern Sweetheart

When I first started dating my now-fiance, I asked him, “What is your favorite dessert?” Hey, I’m a food blogger! It’s an important question. My heart sank when his answer was sweet potato pie, because I’ve never made a sweet potato pie in my life. Chocolate cake, sure. Apple dumplings, no problem. I’ve made dozens, […]

Tasty with a Side of Tacky: Buy the Cookbook Now to Contribute to Sandy Relief!

Lori Randall Stradtman had a great idea. What if the food blogging community could come together to do something for the Hurricane Sandy victims in New York, New Jersey and other states? The answer was to put together and amazing cookbook, with recipes from many different people. And here at The PinterTest Kitchen, we were […]