You could set your watch by it—every Wednesday at the Café, the same group of Augustans would show up for tomato soup day. This soup is a labor of love, but the result is completely worth the effort. It’s rich, full of flavor, and will fill your home with the delectable aroma of tomato and
This recipe is reminiscent of the artichoke dip, the we all loved, from the 80’s. I had a recipe card that I used for that dip and it’s been used so much it has separated!! Use this recipe as an appetizer, or as a side with soup. Your family and friends will love it!
Just like Mama made it! What makes this egg salad special is the use of Durkee, a sandwich spread found near the mustard at the store. You’ll never open my refrigerator without finding a jar of Durkee! If you can’t find it locally, yellow mustard and extra mayonnaise can be substituted. This egg salad was
I know you remember the old green bean casserole recipe on the sides of the Campbells cream of mushroom soup. This recipe is a take on that except it’s from scratch and let me tell you, your family is going to begging for more. It’s going to be a little more work, but the end
I love dates, and I love bacon, so why not marry the two and add some Cocoa-Chili powder while I’m at it? These candied bacon-wrapped dates are delicious. They are sweet like candy and give just the right amount of savory and spice to make you want to keep coming back for more!
I have used this recipe countless times. This has been a go-to item for me when I was catering, and it was an original recipe from my first episode ever of the VeryVera show! Enjoy it in a bowl, or place it in a mold. Note: These quantities are for a large mold. For
This recipe is another classic from my recipe box. I originally got this recipe from the Junior League “Perennials” cookbook in the 1980s when I first started my catering business. Since then, I’ve brought it to so many gatherings and people absolutely love it!