Category: Food

Check out Alabama’s famous Rattlesnake Saloon, open now for the season

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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Coon Dog Cemetery Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Coon Dog Cemetery Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman

The famous Rattlesnake Saloon has reopened after their annual closing for select winter months. They’ve added some new menu items and they’ve released their schedule for the rest of the season. Back in September...

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Hot Hattie B’s Chicken Birmingham review + tips for dining with kids

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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Side parking lot of Hattie B's Birmingham Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Liked the black eyed pea salad, didn't like the coleslaw Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Split the 2 piece with a friend and save money Photo by Christie Dedman

Hattie B’s Chicken is famous in the South.  The newest location in Birmingham has been open for a while and we finally took time to head down to the Lakeview District on 7th Avenue...

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Factory Tours: Bluebell Creamery overlook + Ice Cream Parlor (floor tours are closed)

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    Photo by Christie Dedman

A few years ago we headed down US 280 to the Blue Bell Creamery in Sylacauga for tour. It was a short intro video and then you can overlook the factory from a large...

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5 Free or cheap food offers today through March 20 (Sonic, DQ, Outback, Chili’s & Rita’s)

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It’s time for a free or cheap food round-up. The offers are good at various times.  Call your location to confirm participation: Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion today only with any purchase.  Say ‘Bloomin’...

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5 Food & Drink offers starting today: Free apps, pancakes, 1/2 price shakes & more

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It’s Monday and time for some restaurant deals.  you’ll find free with purchase offers and coupons valid this week. Let’s get started:   Outback Free Bloomin’ Onion with any purchase Today, March 2 Mention...

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When life gives you snow, you make chocolate snow cream – recipe

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    When life gives you snow, make chocolate snow cream Photo by Christie Dedman
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    When life gives you snow, make chocolate snow cream Photo by Christie Dedman

Snow is rare in our neck of the woods, except for a few large scale events every now and then. Parts of Alabama got several inches today.  Our homestead got 1 to 2 inches....

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Easy 4-ingredient cold Southern Banana Pudding recipe + Why I won’t use Nabisco wafers

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    Cover the bottom of the bowl with a layer of wafers, in a grid. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Almost done, layer after layer of bananas, wafers, pudding and whip cream Photos by Christie Dedman
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    The finished product is good the first day, great the second. Photo by Christie Dedman

There’s actually a little doubt in the back of my mind as to why my husband married me.  Does he really love me or is it my banana pudding recipe? I know he loves...

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