Potato Salad
Potato Salad

For a long time this dish has been ranking #1, and as long as I've been making it, no one has gotten tired of eating it.

Stuffing
Stuffing

Like my Hubby would say, "Stuffing, I'm Staying!" He would have me make it once a month if I would.

Rice and Peas
Rice and Peas

I make my rice different each time, but my family never complains, they only ask for more. That's a good thing!

Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes

This dish spells holiday, and it's seasoned and flavored with spices I only use during the holidays!

Corned Bread
Corned Bread

One of the few foods I want to taste the same every time I make it!

Chicken and Dumplings
Chicken and Dumplings

This dish is filled with tender chicken breast pieces, vegetables, dumplings, and seasoned so that you can taste all the flavors, what a delicious concoction!

BBQ Drumsticks
BBQ Drumsticks

These drumsticks were seasoned, floured, deep fried half way through the cooking process, then placed in this dish - covered with BBQ sauce. I baked it the oven until it was done. Delish!

Turkey Gravy with Mushrooms
Turkey Gravy with Mushrooms

Mushrooms, onions, peppers, and a delicious creamy sauce. I love my gravies!

Pan Fried Mushroom Gravy
Pan Fried Mushroom Gravy

Baby Bella Mushrooms, it was love at first bite.

Turkey Gravy
Turkey Gravy

It may look like plain ole gravy, but in the end, I just didn't make enough, and it was very disappointing!

Clove Seasoned Ham
Clove Seasoned Ham

I cut into this ham in both directions, then I pierced each intersection with a clove. Put it in the oven and based it every 15-20 minutes.

Tilapia with Crab Stuffing
Tilapia with Crab Stuffing

I didn't have to add much seasoning to this dish, because of the salt in the crab meat, what a burst of flavor!

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Turkey
Turkey

A turkey is nothing but a big bird. Treat it like a chicken, and you'll have no problem making it. Just follow the instructions on the label.

Beef Patties
Beef Patties

This was suppose to be an appetizer, but turned out to be part of the main dish!

Load Tossed Salad
Load Tossed Salad

I took this photo with the shredded Mozzarella cheese on top to remember that I put it in the salad, but as always, a salad can be a meal by itself.

Collard Greens
Collard Greens

I'm not a Southern Bell, I grew up on West Indian food, but I just never learned to cook the way my mom did. I usually season my collards with meats, sometimes I leave it in, and other times I take it out.

Loaded Tossed Green Salad
Loaded Tossed Green Salad

I will turn a salad into a meal! Hard boiled eggs, grapes, apples, cheeses, black olives, and the list goes on!

Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Baked Macaroni and Cheese

This is the family favorite I get the most phone calls on, "Mommy, how do you make your macaroni and cheese?"

Lasagna
Lasagna

My niece told me about "Oven Ready Lasagna Noodles, I was hesitant.....What was I thinking? Without sacrificing quality and taste, I've given up some time!

Deep Fried Shrimp
Deep Fried Shrimp

Cooked to perfection - not over-done, if you really want to enjoy plump juicy shrimp.

Pan Sauteed Swai Fish
Pan Sauteed Swai Fish

I was introduced to Swai fish about 8 years ago. The only fish in my freezer is Swai and Tilapia. Why? Because it is absolutely delicious and it does'nt matter how you make it!

Deep Fried Chicken Tenders
Deep Fried Chicken Tenders

Chicken tenders, this means you cook it low and slow, and make sure it's golden brown.

Sea Food Soup
Sea Food Soup

I created my own seafood soup loaded with shrimp, seafood medley, scallops, squid, crab meat, broccoli ......

Cabbage
Cabbage

Cabbage is our family's favorite vegetable to have at gatherings, need I say more?

Deep Fried Chicken
Deep Fried Chicken

Battered, double dipped and delicious!

Kidney Beans and Rice
Kidney Beans and Rice

I make so many different flavored rice, that no one ever taste the same. This rice is seasoned with green olives.

Crab Cakes
Crab Cakes

I used the crab meat in the can to make these, and seasoned it with eggs, bread crumbs, shrimp, garlic, peppers, and other seasonings.

Baked Chicken
Baked Chicken

This chicken was seasoned over night and oven baked. It was based every 15 minutes to keep it from drying out.

Macaroni and Cheese
Macaroni and Cheese

Although I use the same seasoning, my macaroni and cheese can taste slightly different based on the cheeses used.

Lobster
Lobster

I like to add fresh seafood to dishes like seafood soup, or seafood salad..

Plain Flavored White Rice
Plain Flavored White Rice

This is only requested by my Hubby when he wants me to make Chili. He loves Chili and Rice. It may have something to do with the fact that it was the first dish I every cooked for him, 37 years ago!

Homemade Pizza
Homemade Pizza

Pizza is a favorite of my teenagers in our home. It is the go to quickie dinner when we are too busy to cook a meal. I made this pizza using the King Arthur Flour, but the Boboli pizza dough, we buy regularly.

Snow Crab Legs
Snow Crab Legs

In my family, we love seafood, so crab legs is also apart of our favorite meals.

Appetizers
Appetizers

For a quickie appetizer, I make Pigs in the Blanket, and "Angel" (not deviled) Eggs! I changed the name about 25 years ago, so my family has been spreading it around.

Homemade Turkey Broth
Homemade Turkey Broth

I could give my turkey broth a darker consistency, but I like to separate the two when I'm making them both. This way they don't taste the same.

Homemade Chicken Broth
Homemade Chicken Broth

It's during the holidays that I go over, above, and beyond in the kitchen. This is what my homemade chicken broth looks like.