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Fried Green Tomato, Bacon and Pimento Sandwich

Fried Green Tomato, Bacon and Pimento Sandwich, homemade pimento cheese, crispy bacon, glorious fried green tomatoes sandwiched between two slices of golden toasted bread.  The ultimate summertime sandwich that sings the taste of the South. What do you do when you have leftover fried green tomatoes, crispy bacon, and pimento cheese?  You guessed it, make Fried Green Tomato, Bacon and Pimento Sandwiches.   I like to fry up a considerable amount of green tomatoes for a meal.  We love them leftover.  You may ask are they still crispy leftover.   My recipe for green fried tomatoes lends the best texture for leftovers.   I always cook twice the amount of bacon for breakfast too for leftovers or to sprinkle on vegetables we have for supper.   The pimento cheese is made ahead for a quick sandwich for lunch on most days.  Pimento Cheese will keep in the fridge for weeks.  An excellent snack to have with crackers watching tv.

Homemade Pimento Cheese and Homemade Chicken Salad {Did You Know August is Officially National Sandwich Month?}

Homemade Pimento Cheese and Homemade Chicken Salad are the favorite salad to make sandwiches.  Pick out a favorite bread, and you can have the perfect sandwiches for any gathering. I was thinking this past Wednesday about what dish I was going to take to our Sunday evening Life Group meeting, when I thought about August is National Sandwich Month, and what better time to take sandwiches.

Secret To Better Pimento Cheese

Better Pimento Cheese , delicious pimento cheese with a few secret ingredients to wow your guest.  Mix all the ingredients together,  put it in the fridge and the flavor just keeps getting better and better.   I have a friend, Pat Williams, that makes the most delicious P i m e n t o C h e e s e you will ever eat.  My family calls it Better Pimento Cheese . There are a few secrets that she shared with me about what makes hers stand out. One thing, she uses is an extra sharp cheddar cheese, (preferably Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese that she shreds herself), Helmsman's mayonnaise, and here is the crescendo diced Jalapenos .  How yummy is that?  She says that if you can wait, it taste better after being refrigerated for a day or so.  Thank you, Pat, for sharing your wonderful recipe with me!

Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs, two southern favorites come together to make an everyday dish at your next gathering into extraordinary.   You might say a double dose of southern hospitality all in one bite! Deviled eggs are classy all by themselves when served on a table at the holidays, at a bridal shower, a brunch, to even a spring picnic.

Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Celery

Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Celery, a pimento cheese seasoned with chipotle peppers stuffed in cut celery sticks. This stuffed celery is not your classic retro pimento cheese stuffed celery. It is an easy spicy stuffed celery that is simple, and very tasty. It looks great on your salad plate or on an appetizer tray, which is how I served them at a reception along with White Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Celery and Ham Rolls.

Super Bowl Party Eats

Football Party Food , a collection of our favorite game day food we enjoy!   I have included good eats from all spectrums, appetizers, main dishes, sandwiches, sliders, salads, and don't forget the sweet treats.   Are you ready for some football this weekend?  If you are having a Super Bowl Party or headed to one, these football eats are sure to wow your guest.  Enjoy!

Traditional Stuffed Eggs

Traditional Stuffed Eggs are as old as the hills in the south.  The traditional ingredients are mashed egg yolks, mayonnaise, yellow mustard, salt, and pepper with a little bit of minced  onion and minced pickles.  Garnishes are optional. As time has gone on, the ingredients have expounded to the hot and spicy and all kinds of fillers.  It is easy to create your own variations. The binder is usually mayonnaise, but sour cream, yogurt, and cream can be used.   The fillers should be more in ratio than the mashed egg yolks, and make sure they are minced so they are easy to scoop and fill in the egg white half. To start this recipe, you will need to know how to make the perfect boiled eggs, so head over to my recipe for Shrimp Stuffed Eggs . Have you ever added too much mayonnaise or mustard to your egg yolks, and the filling is too runny? Don't fret; I have a secret to fixing that; add instant potato flakes a tablespoon at a time until the filling thickens.   I have also

Air Fryer Fried Green Tomatoes

These air fryer green tomatoes deliver a crunchy outside with a smooth succulent inside.  The perfect summer food you will ever devour.   Fried Green Tomatoes The air fryer is the perfect way to cook fried green tomatoes.  I like to call them healthified fried green tomatoes.  To finish them off, you can sprinkle a generous drop of coarse salt, salty capers, or a few drops of hot sauce. To make air fryer green tomatoes, start with medium size unripe tomatoes.   I like to use light green tomatoes that are pale green and have a little pink coming through the skin.  They are not quite so sour.   Don't make the mistake of choosing green heirloom tomatoes.  Green heirloom tomatoes are fully ripe tomatoes, a different variety of tomatoes. I love combining self rising cornmeal and panko for the coating, and of course, don't forget to double dip to get the most delicious, crunchy outside, divine.

Chicken Terrific {This is not your typical casserole...the ingredients might surprise you!}

Chicken Terrific , wild rice, water chestnuts, French style green bean, and a buttery herb stuffing on top that sends it over the top. This yummy casserole recipe came to me from my daughter, Jennifer.  Chicken Terrific is a favorite casserole on her dinner table and has become a favorite of mine too.