• Recipes,  St. Patrick's Day

    Irish Soda Bread

    Irish Soda Bread It has been called a “poor mans” bread, mainly because Ireland was a very poor country back in the 1800’s, which is when this bread is from. Traditional Irish Soda Bread actually only has 4 ingredients, flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk. The baking soda was used for the leavening agent and the sour milk to bring it all together. These days, we have incorporated other things like eggs, butter, sugar and fruit. The one thing that everyone has kept the same it seems is the cross that is cut in the top before baking. This was done because it was thought to ward off the devil and…

  • These are not your Mama's sausage balls, they're better!! Perfect for watching the Big Game or a party. Quick and simple that everyone will rave about. | appetizers | Southern Food | Southern Recipes | Super Bowl | Game Day | Finger Food | Two Southern Sweeties | #appetizers
    Appetizers,  Just Plain Southern,  Recipes

    Lip Smacking Good Sausage Balls

    These are not your Mama’s sausage balls……………. they’re better!! Who doesn’t love a good sausage ball? Crispy, perfectly spiced, and downright delicious, these crowd-pleasing treats are an instant hit at any gathering. But what if we told you sausage balls could be so much more? In this article, we’ll reveal the world of sausage ball possibilities, from inventive flavors and textures to unexpected serving ideas. With our helpful tips and tricks, you can take this traditional Southern favorite and upgrade it to the gourmet level. You haven’t had sausage balls until you’ve had our southern sausage balls! Our sausage balls blend together the perfect combination of savory sausage and just…

  • Recipes,  Tips

    Simple Homemade Tortillas

    Simple Homemade Tortillas These tortillas come together so quickly and easily that you will be wondering why you ever bought them from the store. We were just talking the other day about how Aileen’s family goes through Tortillas like crazy which made me think…. “Why are we buying these things? They can’t be THAT hard to make.” We are both all for being able to make something that doesn’t have all the chemicals “unpronounceable ingredients” in it. Here is a recipe for flour tortillas that I found originally at Jazibe’s Recipes. Easy…easy…easy! These are not very flexible when cool so try to warm them before using them. makes about 35…

  • REALLY EASY OVEN ROAST CHICKEN This roasted chicken recipe is full-proof. Simple step by step instructions for a meal your family (or guests) will love! Roasted Chicken Recipe | Whole Roasted Chicken | Roast Chicken #chicken #dinner #lowcarb #keto #twosouthernsweeties
    Just Plain Southern,  Recipes

    Really Easy Oven Roast Chicken

    Really Easy Oven Roast Chicken Chicken is a staple in our house. We eat it in so many things and so many ways that we always have it on hand. I usually have boneless skinless breasts and thighs as well as bone in thighs in my freezer along with bags of cooked shredded chicken. I’ll let you in on a little secret, I get my chicken through Zaycon when they deliver to our community. It is excellent quality and you can’t beat the price. *Unfortunately Zaycon is no longer an option for Chicken. You can read more HERE Sorry, I get so excited about chicken because of its versatility I…

  • This is a delicious recipe that will help you not only eat more veggies but will also quell those cravings for those deep fried, diet busting, Buffalo Chicken wings. | Super Bowl Food | Healthy Snacks | Bar Food | Healthy Eating | Two Southern Sweeties | #healthyrecipes #healthysnacks
    Appetizers,  Health,  Recipes

    Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

    Two Southern Sweeties Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites Have y’all seen how Cauliflower has become the new go to for healthy eating? There are recipes for everything cauliflower… Honey Garlic Baked, Parmesan Roasted, General Tso’s, Riced, Mashed and of course Buffalo. I have been trying to get more veggies into our diet and since Tom and I love cauliflower and anything Buffalo flavored, this was what I decided to try. I was a bit skeptical that it would actually be good because I am so used to eating Buffalo Chicken Wings, I just didn’t see how this was going to satiate my craving for them. Well………….. I was so wrong!!! This…

  • Recipes,  Side Dishes

    Foil Packet Potatoes

    Foil Packet Potatoes Quick and easy potatoes that cook right along with your meat on the grill. No need to heat up the house. When you are enjoying a beautiful day outside on the deck or in the yard, who wants to have to go inside to cook dinner? Well now, you can stay outside with everyone else. These potatoes make it easy to cook your entire meal on the grill, not just your meat or fish. We just had a beautiful deck put on our house and I definitely didn’t want to go inside to have to cook dinner. Truth be told, I will probably be living on the…

  • One Pot Chicken Skillet Dinner - Delicious One Pot Chicken Dinner that will get a hot nutritious meal on the table for you and your family in about 30 minutes. With Southwest spices as well as corn, beans and cheese it will give you a spicy little kick. #onepotmeals #onepot #chickendinner #chickenrecipes
    Entrees,  Recipes

    One Pot Chicken Dinner

    This one pot chicken dinner will enable you to get a delicious and nutritious meal on your table in about 30 minutes. I made this one pot Chicken Skillet for dinner last night and my friend put a picture of it on Facebook. Well, since that post on Facebook last night, I have had 10+ requests both publicly and privately for the recipe. This is really a very simple recipe but is packed with a LOT of flavor. The total prep and cooking time is approximately 30 or so minutes, so easily able to be made even after a busy day at work or busy day working in the yard.…

  • Shrimp Scampi Risotto is super easy, warm, creamy decadent comfort food. Perfect for a meal or as a side dish. Rice | Risotto | Simple Risotto | Arborio | Italian Food | Italian Recipes | #risotto #italianrecipes
    Recipes

    Shrimp Scampi Risotto

    Two Southern Sweeties Shrimp Scampi Risotto This recipe was originally published on Two Southern Sweeties on December 5, 2012 Looking for something delicious, easy and warming for dinner tonight? Well here it is…..Shrimp Scampi Risotto!! Now don’t freak out. I know many people hear the word “risotto” and think it is difficult to make. I promise, it’s not at all. It does require you to be an active participant however, so this is not a good idea for dinner parties. For those of you that don’t know, risotto is made with Arborio rice. This can be found in most any grocery store and even at Target. Feel free to add…