Cheesy Green Chili Grits – Sweet Southern Blue

Jump to Recipe Print Recipe I thought I hated grits. They are mushy, slimy, and just plain gross. Then one day I had cheese grits at a restaurant and my life changed. It was in casserole form and not slimy at all so for all of you grit haters, give this recipe a try. Ingredients […]

How to make Manicotti – Sweet Southern Blue

I have always thought that manicotti was one of those foods that took too much time to make. That it was not something you could just whip up for the evening meal. Thanks to the quarantine, I now know that this is not only better than anything I have had in an Italian restaurant, I […]

14 Foods to make before Summer Ends | Sweet Southern Blue

  Get the Fried Mozzarella, Basil And Nectarine Stacks With Balsamic Glaze recipe from Half Baked Harvest Get the Squash Patties recipe at Sweet Southern Blue Get the Grilled Pesto Shrimp Skewers recipe from Skinny Taste Get the Grilled Corn With Basil Butter recipe by Lisina from Food52 Get the Old Fashioned Chocolate Fudge Syrup recipe at Sweet Southern Blue. Get […]


  I make varieties of this pasta dish all summer long using vegetables from the garden. This time I only used carrots, yellow squash, and tomatoes.  I usually also add zucchini but you can add any vegetable you like. I know I say this on most of my recipes but this is your meal.  Make […]

Grilled Chicken-Finger Fajitas with Peppers and Onions | Sweet Southern Blue

Grilled Chicken-Finger Fajitas with Peppers and Onions Ingredients 1/2 cup Mexican crema or sour cream 2 teaspoons taco seasoning or Mexican seasoning blend 1 pound chicken breast tenderloins 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning blend 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon bottled hot sauce (such as Cholula) 1 fresh poblano pepper, stemmed, quartered lengthwise, and seeded* 1 red sweet pepper, stemmed, quartered […]

BEEF STROGANOFF | Sweet Southern Blue

I love Beef Stroganoff.  It’s one of the easy-to-throw-together comfort food.  I usually combine it with egg noodles, rice, or as a stand-alone meat dish. I would love to know of some other ways that this mixture could be used….any suggestions? This  recipe is similar to my Swedish Meatballs except I’m starting with ground beef instead […]

Impossibly Easy BLT Pie | Sweet Southern Blue

I ran across this recipe on the Betty Crocker website and it looked so good, I had to share it. Ingredients 12 slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz) 1/2 cup Original Bisquick 1/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 3/4 cup milk 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 eggs 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing 1 cup shredded lettuce 6 thin […]

Ham & Smoked Sausage Lasagna | Sweet Southern Blue

Twelve years ago, I ate this Ham and Smoked Sausage Lasagna at a friends house and absolutely loved it.  She was kind enough to give me the recipe and I have been making it from this little sheet of paper every since. This lasagna is very different from other lasagna recipes.  Part of the appeal […]


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