Thanksgiving Turkey and Stuffing

Well, I survived cooking my first Thanksgiving Turkey! Wohoo! With help of my Granny and the Conder family, I was able to pull this off. First off, it takes about four days to properly thaw a frozen turkey. So, I bought a fresh one… Which begs the question, why not just buy fresh in the … Continue reading

Snickerdoodles

This recipe is taken straight from my Granny’s kitchen. Literally, she hand wrote the recipe for me from memory. So, I now have her recipe framed and in my kitchen. I love it. These cookies are my absolute favorite ever. No lie. You’ll need: 1 cup of soft shortening part butter (that’s bakers talk for … Continue reading

Mashed Potatoes

I paired this side with Granny’s Fried Chicken. I mean who doesn’t want mashed potatoes with their chicken? What you’ll need: Russet Potatoes Butter Buttermilk Salt and Pepper For this, I washed the entire 10lb bag of russet potatoes. If you’re serving a small crowd, then use less. Now, Granny peels her potatoes, to get … Continue reading

Fried Chicken

I started this section in honor of my Granny. These are dishes that I grew up eating on Sundays and holidays with my family. Some of these dishes might be a little more labor intensive than my usual cooking but I promise, it’ll be worth it. Down here in Austin, my friends are my family … Continue reading

  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 30 other followers