Author: Jenna @ CookingintheSouth

Deerito (Venison Burrito)

The Deerito (venison burrito) is the perfect meal on the go. Cook as much filling as you’d like and fill up plenty of tortillas for the whole family to enjoy.  You might be surprised as to what sparked my idea for the famous deerito. Taco Bell. Although Taco Bell doesn’t have the […]

Slow Cooker Sweet Tea Pulled Pork

Slow cooker sweet tea pulled pork is fall-apart delicious. The taste of Carolina-style barbecue slow-cooked in some refreshing sweet tea will make your mouth water just thinking about it. When I think of Southern home cooking, my mind goes straight to pulled pork. It’s juicy, tender, and leftovers are just […]

Southern Banana Pudding

Mmmmmm….classic southern banana pudding. Nothing better than taking a cool bite of pudding mixed with bananas and Nilla Wafers on a hot, summer’s day. I’ve never actually been a fan of bananas except when they’re dunked in Nutella. Correction: I’ll eat ANYTHING dunked in Nutella! It wasn’t until I went […]

Sloppy Joes in 30 Minutes!

A dinner made in only 30 minutes is a miracle around our household. These delicious Sloppy Joes are extremely easy, yet flavorful! This kid-friendly sandwich will make your life a lot easier being cooked in one pan, minimal ingredients, yet still packed with flavor! When I think of sloppy joes, […]

Homemade Tomato Basil Soup

Homemade tomato basil soup with roasted tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices is the ultimate comfort food to enjoy with family and friends. I never really enjoyed tomato soup as a kid simply because I had always eaten the canned stuff. It wasn’t until one evening I ate at a restaurant […]

Southern Baked Mac and Cheese

THE BEST southern baked mac and cheese that you’ll never forget. Ahh, mac and cheese. The ultimate comfort food. I’ve probably tasted hundreds of different recipes at this point, and they each have their own unique flavor depending on the different cheeses, herbs, crust, and cooking method. This southern baked […]

Cheesy Bacon Deer Standwich

This cheesy bacon deer standwich is perfect for those cold evenings up in the stand. I remember finding inspiration for this recipe from Field & Stream magazine. I was so intrigued; what better way to enjoy your time up in the stand than to feast on the same protein you’re grocery shopping […]