• Rockin Red Beans and Rice
    Entrees,  Just Plain Southern,  Recipes

    Rockin Red Beans and Rice

    Red beans and rice, originated in Louisiana and in the old South, was typically made on Monday’s. This is because on Sunday there was usually a big supper after church and it usually included ham or beef which gave left over bones and a bit of meat. Monday was typically wash day. Of course, back then they didn’t have washing machines so washing clothes took a great deal of time between using a washboard and tub, then ringing the clothes and finally hanging them. Supper needed to be something that didn’t take a great deal of attention, hence, Red Beans & Rice! I know these days we don’t have to…

  • Ham and Cheese Sliders
    Recipes

    Hot Ham and Cheese Sliders with Poppy Seed Dressing

    Two Southern Sweeties Hot Ham and Cheese Sliders With Poppy Seed Dressing Many times at the holidays we end up with leftover ham from those wonderful family dinners. Are you tired of the same ol’ rewarming over and over again? These Hot Ham and Cheese Sliders will have your family happily waiting for leftovers. Here in the South, ham is a traditional New Year’s dish. It is served with collards, black-eyed peas, and cornbread. This is considered to give you good luck throughout the upcoming year. Perhaps you are looking for a different way to serve up your traditional Southern New Years Day feast. Well, these little Hot Ham and…

  • Recipes,  Tips

    AWESOME PRICE TIP on Chicken, Ground Beef, Fish and More

    One of the things that Two Southern Sweeties promised when we started this endeavor was that we would share our tips to purchase, cook and serve healthful food to yourself and your family. Here is one of our biggest tips on purchasing staples such as ground beef, fish and chicken breasts. This tip is so AWESOME it was even featured on Good Morning America!! (click on the picture below to view the video) Click HERE NOW To Check These Deals Out!!!   Here is an example of the savings that you will experience with this little Tip. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts – Usually on sale at your grocers –  $3.29…

  • Recipes

    Too Hot To Cook Taco Salad

    Too Hot To Cook Taco Salad Some of you may have seen this post previously from my previous blog, however, I thought since it was such a huge hit on that one I would post it here as well. Enjoy!! These past several weeks, it has been hotter than hell down here in North Carolina as it has been in most places in the United States.If you’re anything like me and my family, we don’t like hot food on hot days, which can sometimes make it a bit difficult to come up with a filling dinner for two adult males, one teen-aged male and a pregnant woman…oh yes, and myself.…