A compilation of road-tested recipes from years of college football tailgating, across the South. 

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We spent this year's Memorial Day with precious family.  Our Plan A was to take a trip to the beach but due to an unusual Tropical Storm, we changed our plans and stayed close to home.  It ended up being a fabulous Plan B - boating, laughing, playing games and most...

Birthday Celebrations

I don't normally blog about one dessert, BUT I make cupcakes for my husband's company each month to celebrate that month's employee birthdays (I've made A LOT of cupcakes over the years), but THIS month I made THE most outstanding cupcakes, so I had to share. SALTED...

Super Bowl Food 2018

It's the final game of the 2017-18 football season, and this is the one game that is ALL ABOUT THE FOOD!  We're having neighbors over to watch the game, and since we've got a goal to try and eat healthier at each meal, I've chosen some delicious dishes to prepare that...

Birthday Buffet for A Crowd

It's my son's birthday so we're having a few over to celebrate the occasion in a fun super-casual way.  I love entertaining, but I hate having to tend to cooking while there are people that are around that I want to socialize with!  This menu allows me to prepare most...

About Cate

I’m a wife, mom, dog lover, blogger and love cooking, blogging, volunteering, antiquing, traveling, reading, and working out – and of course EATING really good food. I especially relish planning and preparing delicious food for friends and family to enjoy.


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