Recipes for meat (beef, pork, etc.) and seafood dishes.

Delicious recipes with meat (beef or pork) or seafood.

Crispy Fish Sticks With Roasted Potatoes for #WeekdaySupper #ChooseDreams

July 15, 2014
Crispy Fish Sticks with Roasted Potatoes | Magnolia Days

Deep frying and Southern food go hand in hand. I think you can find just about any food fried here in the South. Not only is it fried, it is also battered and fried. Chicken is the most common and seafood comes in a close second. There are fish frys held to raise money, gather […]

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Asian Pork Lettuce Cups for #SundaySupper

July 13, 2014
Asian Pork Lettuce Cups | Magnolia Days

It was a glorious summer day. I walked outside and felt the sun on my face. Birds were singing and some were quite loud. Glancing over at the grill made me smile thinking about the meal to come. A few prep tasks had to be finished and a bottle of wine opened. One must sip […]

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Chimichurri Skirt Steak for #SundaySupper #ChooseDreams

May 25, 2014
Chimichurri Skirt Steak | Magnolia Days

Dirt, water, light, and care are the basics of growing plants and flowers. Dirt is where the plant resides and the foundation of support for the plant. Nutrients are pulled by roots from the soil. Water is as life sustaining to plants as it is people and animals. Light contributes to the processing of those […]

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Pork Roast with Peach Moscato Sauce for #SundaySupper

May 4, 2014
Pork Roast with Peach Moscato Sauce | Magnolia Days

There is a common request at family dinners. The same request is heard when gathering with friends. What is it? It’s a simple request for a beverage: “I’ll have a glass of Moscato”. My family is a shining example. I’ve tried to introduce them to other wines. Almost each time I get “It’s okay, but […]

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Slow-Cooker Cuban Pork

April 3, 2014
Slow-cooker Cuban Pork | Magnolia Days

An accumulation of citrus needed to be put to use. Extras were purchased to be included in photos. They do make great props and give a visual clue as to ingredients in the food. Letting the extras go to waste is not a good thing. The hunt for a recipe began. Flipping through a folder […]

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Beef Stroganoff

January 14, 2014
Beef Stroganoff | Magnolia Days

Blame it on the Polar Vortex. A brutal cold swept across the nation and left many with an abundance of snow, ice, and power outages. For the most part, Georgia was spared from frozen precipitation. It still caused schools, businesses, and some government offices to close. It was also the day a switch in my […]

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Short Ribs with Pasta for #SundaySupper

December 15, 2013
Short Ribs with Pasta | Magnolia Days

The dining room is ready for the feast ahead. A Christmas tree in the corner glows and sparkles. The table is set with holiday finest. Reflections of flickering candlelight dance on the sides of glasses. Arriving family members are drawn to the kitchen with the heavenly aroma of slow-simmering meat. Soon they will gather around […]

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Apple Cider Braised Pork Roast For #SundaySupper #FamilyDinnerTable

October 13, 2013
Apple Cider Braised Pork Roast | Magnolia Days

A crumpled paper towel is on the counter. It is left out to dry and be re-used later. An old percolator coffee pot used to strain and store bacon grease is in the cabinet below. Beside the pot are grocery bags to be used as garbage bags. Various containers are in the refrigerator filled with […]

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Meatloaf for #SundaySupper #FamilyDinnerTable

September 15, 2013
Meatloaf | Magnolia Days

It was a typical Sunday. I would wake to the sound of my parents preparing breakfast. My mom would mix the batter for pancakes or waffles and my dad would cook the bacon or sausage. We would sit together at the table and start the day with conversation and special Sunday breakfast. Later in the […]

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Grilled Herb Shrimp With Chimichurri Sauce for #SundaySupper

September 1, 2013
Grilled Herb Shrimp With Chimichurri Sauce | Magnolia Days

My rosemary bush is on the curve of a flower bed. It is next to the walkway that leads to my front door.  Each time I pass by it, my hand is drawn down to brush against it. I’ll bring my hand up to my face to breathe in the delightful scent. The same happens […]

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