Category Archives: buffet

New books, summer, and me

I have been one busy person the past few months.  Unfortunately, things like this blog have been neglected in the meantime.  Good intentions don’t create real blog posts! So here’s what’s been happening. First, there was a “preview” book released … Continue reading

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New Orleans Sloppy Joes

This is a recipe I created a while back, and it works just as well today.  It’s also my favorite version of sloppy joes–not too spicy, not too bland. It’s a great way to serve a crowd, whether it’s tailgating … Continue reading

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Butterscotch brownies–candy or cookie?

I’m married to a chocoholic.  He’ll eat anything if its chocolate. I like chocolate, but…I’m a lot pickier than he is, as well as there are times when I want a sweet that is anything but chocolate. For some reason, … Continue reading

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55 Fantastic Fudges

Fudge.  Who doesn’t love it?  It’s everything we aren’t supposed to eat, laced with sugar and fat.  It’s rich, creamy, and oh, so sweet. Fudge vanishes at bake sales and buffet dessert trays faster than money out of my bank … Continue reading

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Halloween party foods

I haven’t got any fantastic Halloween recipes you can use for those last minute treats to wow your friends and family.  I guess I haven’t ever gotten too involved with the Halloween goodies, but…for the Halloween partying crowd, adult style … Continue reading

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Southern Buffet opens in Moss Point

Southern Buffet had their Grand Opening on Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 despite being faced with some challenges in completion of their renovations.  The restrooms hadn’t been quite finished, nor had the carpet been laid in their smoking section, but overall, … Continue reading

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Gooey Butter Cake

Gooey butter cakes are supposed to have originated in St. Louis, which is a long ways up the Mississippi from the Gulf Coast.  That doesn’t mean that coastal dwellers can’t appreciate a good recipe though! Gooey butter cakes are resemble … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving cooking and sharing it all

This year, I’m not doing exactly a traditional dinner, even though the meal will feature dishes that are pretty traditional. We’re cooking and serving dinner in a local  park picnic area.  It’s not really a “charity dinner” so much as … Continue reading

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A psychedelic groom’s cake?

I got married yesterday.  It wasn’t exactly a traditional wedding–we had opted for a “hippy” theme and a beach location.  Hancock County, Mississippi and the public pier in Waveland provided the perfect (in our eyes) setting with restrooms AND a … Continue reading

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The wedding gathering-staying in our budget

We’re having our wedding the end of the month, GM & I.  We also had a small budget for the occasion, and wanted to make sure that we had fun, our guests enjoyed themselves, and we stayed within the budget. … Continue reading

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