Kum Simmons

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Go Now: 5 Spectacular Fall Drives

(photo: Blue Ridge Parkway by NCBrian/Flickr Creative Commons)<p>America has so many breathtakingly scenic highways, it's no wonder that the family road trip is a national obsession. But summer isn't the only season to pack up the family and hit the pavement. With cooler weather comes the brilliance …

Hiking

Fried Catfish

Did I say I didn't eat seafood? Well, this is my recipe but my mother always says catfish doesn't count because it's "pond food, not seafood." I do …

Salty Honey

I sat down to write this with <i>Tradition!</i> from <i>Fiddler on the Roof</i> in my head, which may or may not have something to do with Thanksgiving and Hanukkah …

Sweet Potato Pie

I cannot imagine a holiday without this traditional Southern pie on the table. I use almost every spice in the cabinet to add depth and warmth to the …

Bourbon Pecan Pie

Back in the day, home cooks used to clip recipes from women's auxiliary books and the Sunday papers, or they'd find them on the label of a trusted …

Baking

Sweet Potato Pecan Praline Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake is a dessert that everyone in my family loves. I turn to it for our annual gatherings more than any other sweet, and it never disappoints. …

Pumpkin Dip

<i>Creamy Pumpkin Dip made with cream cheese, pumpkin puree, and pumpkin pie spice.</i><p>If you haven’t realized it by now, I’m pretty much a self-proclaimed …

Tips for Troubleshooting Pie Crusts

Pie crusts are intimidating to many bakers because we always hear how difficult and temperamental they are to make. Pie crusts are not that difficult …

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin pie is a traditional part of than Thanksgiving meal for many families, such as staple that it is as expected as the turkey. I am a big …