Bev Clark’s Insanely Luxurious and Oh So Southern Grape Salad 2

A girl of the American prairie by birth, I have spent the majority of my life in the South and while the wind and wide-open landscape that defines the Dakotas remains my heart, I find myself utterly entranced by all things Southern—the people, the land and waterways, the music and […]

Oh-So-Creamy Coconut Icebox Cake Dessert

Oh-So-Creamy Coconut Icebox Cake Dessert An updated version of the original Lady Bird Johnson (LBJ) Icebox Pudding Cake   My mother always called this her “Yummy Dessert” and it was a delicious staple of spring and summer family get-togethers during the 70s at our house! Sadly, the recipe went missing […]

Aunt Carole’s Crazy Easy Carrot Cake Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting 6

My Daddy’s sister, Carole, was one of three girls in his family and, in my humble opinion, remains our family’s truest version of “Aunty Mame.” Every one of my father’s sisters is a force of nature (like their mother and my grandmother, Ilo Bren)–and true to that legacy Carole was […]