Author: stacey

Saturday Seven- Delightful Pineapple Dishes

The pineapple is the southern symbol for gracious living and hospitality.  And oh, how delicious it is!  Tall and sweet, with its pine cone-like exterior and over the top crown, the pineapple is the perfect fruit to dice up, slice up, mix up or cook up & help us enjoy that golden friend we call summer.  SATURDAY SEVEN- Delightful Pineapple Dishes Click the photos or titles to visit each recipe and print a recipe card! Pineapple Pretzel Fluff | Spicy Southern Kitchen Hawaiian Popper Crescent Rolls | Southern Discourse The Best Pineapple Cheese Ball | The Country Cook Pineapple...

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Tuscan Tortellini Salad

There are times when only a fresh, colorful salad will do.  Either as a side dish, light dinner or that much needed “bring a dish to share,” this easy Tuscan Tortellini Salad is always just right!  Bright tomatoes, baby spinach, black olives, Parmesan cheese, mini pepperoni and 3 cheese tortellini are all tossed in a zesty Italian salad dressing for a quick & easy dish that can thrown together ahead of time or enjoyed right in the moment! What You Need To Make Tuscan Tortellini Salad 3 cheese tortellini baby spinach grape tomatoes large black olives mini pepperoni slices...

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Buster Bar Ice Cream Dessert

Loaded with salted peanuts and layer of vanilla ice cream on an easy homemade Oreo crust and topped with the best fudgey chocolate topping you’ve ever tasted, this homemade, family-sized take on Dairy Queen’s Buster Bar is one of those summer treats that is just knock-your-socks off good.   What You Need To Make A Buster Bar Dessert Oreo cookies vanilla ice cream salted peanuts chocolate chips evaporated milk powdered confectioner’s sugar butter I first had this dessert at a Wednesday night church potluck.  That right there is enough to tell you it’s good.  But the story doesn’t stop there. ...

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Monday Coffee Break #42

We are heading into the week of the 4th of July! With so many things to be thankful for, it’s hard not to be excited about celebrating our great country and its independence. How do you celebrate the Fourth? We’ve just about done it all over the years- traveling, camping, fireworks shows, cookouts, family and friends. One of our most memorable July 4th’s was spent at the St. Louis Gateway Arch- that wonderfully American salute to the growth of our nation and her pioneers. But as my group has gotten older, we find ourselves spending our Fourths at home,...

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Saturday Seven- July 4th Cookout Edition

Let’s eat outside! The Fourth of July is upon us, and as we celebrate our independence as a nation, let’s also celebrate our independence from the confines of our homes, get outside in our yards and gather with friends and neighbors to share delicious dishes from the grill! This week’s Saturday Seven is absolutely loaded down with wonderful inspiration for firing up the grill, dicing, chopping, mixing and sharing our fare with others. Of course, we have our regular 7, but I know you’re going to be inspired by the SIX bonus recipes too! There are plenty of reasons...

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Southern Discourse is a place where you can find southern family dishes, along with special recipes and table settings.  We’re bringing connection & friendship back to the table by wrapping everything in the faith and grace from which true hospitality springs! … Read More