Squash Casserole

Squash Casserole is a fantastic way to use the abundance of summer squash from your garden or Farmer's market. Oh my gravy! This was so good. I honestly wasn't sure I would like it but I liked it … [Read more...]

Squash Dressing

This is a dish my mom first sampled at a covered dish dinner not too long after we moved here. We call it squash casserole but the proper name is squash dressing. It is a Southern-style cornbread … [Read more...]

Extra Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Welcome to day three of kid friendly foods week here on Cookin' Mimi. I was going to post this yesterday but I babysat my nephew until around one and he was not going to let me do anything that … [Read more...]

Refried Beans

I love refried beans, especially homemade refried beans. Unfortunately I don't usually have the foresight to make a big batch and freeze them so it's almost always the canned ones for us. This month I … [Read more...]

Taco Potato Wedges

Roasted potatoes are one of my go to quick and easy side dishes and I especially love these taco seasoned wedges. I actually adapted them from a casserole awhile back but I can't remember where I … [Read more...]

Jalapeno Ranch Potato Salad

This is not your usual boiled eggs, mustard/mayonnaise, and pickles potato salad. It is actually the only potato salad I will eat. I have a very strong aversion to eggs so anything containing boiled … [Read more...]

Barbecue Salad

When I saw the theme for the swap this week was lettuce I knew I had to share a Southern summer staple- barbecue salad. It's a great way to use up leftovers because it doesn't take much meat and you … [Read more...]