• 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
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    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…

  • Derby Style Pie is a traditional recipe at Kentucky Derby time. A pie of chocolate nuts and Bourbon | derby pie, run for the roses | Kentucky Derby Recipes
    Dessert,  Just Plain Southern,  Recipes

    Derby Style Pie

    Derby Style Pie Unfortunately, the Kentucky Derby has been postponed this year due to the Coronoavirus. It will be run in September instead of May. But….that doesn’t mean that we can’t still enjoy his wonderful Derby Style Pie. When I was growing up, my Mama and Daddy had race horses.  Now they were pretty good, but of course never made it to the “Derby”.  My parents loved going to the track to watch our horses run. Heck, my daughter Brianna, was just a baby when we would get her all dressed up and go to the track to watch the horses. Needless to say, the Kentucky Derby was sort of…

  • Perfect hard boiled eggs cooked either on the stove top or Instant Pot. Easy peeling, Easter, Deviled Eggs, Baking Soda, #eggs #hardboiledeggs
    Appetizers,  Breakfast,  Easter,  Holidays,  Recipes,  Tips

    Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

    We will show you how to make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs both on the stove top and in the Instant Pot ( pressure cooker ) With Easter just around the corner, I thought I would share with y’all my way to have perfectly cooked hard boiled eggs. I absolutely LOVE eggs, especially hard boiled ones. They are wonderful for a quick morning breakfast or for an easy, healthy snack. I have tried just about every trick and way of cooking these little beauties, and there are a LOT. Today, I’m going to share with you how I cook them both on the stove top and in the Instant Pot! They…

  • 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
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    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…

  • Simple & full-proof recipe to make a beautiful medium rare, Sunday Dinner Roast Beef. This is just like my Mama used to make! Medium Rare Beef, Christmas Dinner, Best Roast Beef Ever #roastbeef
    Entrees,  Recipes

    Best Roast Beef Ever

    Two Southern Sweeties Best Roast Beef Ever When I was growing up, my Mama used to make a nice roast beef dinner at least once a month. Now I’m not talking a pot roast, I’m talking about a delicious, medium-rare roast beef. She would make mashed potatoes and a delicious au jus to go with the beef. Of course, there was always either a salad or some other vegetable served with it, however, I was never a huge veggie person when I was younger. The prize of the dinner was this mouthwatering roast! Over the years, this recipe has completely intimidated me! I don’t think that I have ever actually…

  • These Snickerdoodles are a combination of sugar, cinnamon and soft moist deliciousness. We make these as Christmas Cookies. #christmascookies #cookierecipe
    Christmas,  Recipes

    Nonni’s Snickerdoodles

    These Snickerdoodles are a combination of sugar, cinnamon and soft moist deliciousness. My daughter Brianna absolutely LOVES Snickerdoodles!! So, a few years ago I added this awesome cookie to my list of Christmas cookies that I make each holiday season. To me, family recipes are always the best. I have been working hard at getting our families recipes together to share with our children and their children. This is one of those recipes. This recipe comes from my Mama, or Nonni as my children call her. She is the absolute best cook I have ever met. So when she told me she had this recipe for Snickerdoodles I KNEW they…

  • These are the best gingersnap cookies. You will never be able to eat just one of these gingersnaps
    Christmas,  Dessert,  Recipes

    Can’t Eat Just One Gingersnaps

    Can’t Eat Just One Gingersnaps These Gingersnaps are absolutely AWESOME!!! You can’t eat just one, honestly, you can’t!! We even call them “Crack Cookies” LOL. When I had heard about these cookies, I called my mother in law (now former mother in law) and asked her to send her recipe. She sent me the recipe and the next day I decided I would whip up a batch. Aileen came over and sat at the kitchen table working on her laptop while I started mixing these little jewels up. The dough smells heavenly, just like Christmas to me. I rolled the little balls of dough into the size of marbles and…