air fryer chicken tenderloins

Easy Air Fryer Chicken Tenderloins Recipe

I was considering making chicken tenders in my air fryer. I wanted a healthier option, so I prepared some homemade air fryer chicken tenderloins instead. They were some of the best “white meat” chicken pieces I’ve ever eaten so I’m sharing the recipe with you. Not only is this recipe quick and delicious but it’s … Read More

Best Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe Without Buttermilk

Ask 10 different people (with southern roots) how to cook fried chicken and you will probably get 10 different answers. Personally, I use a fried chicken recipe without buttermilk or egg most of the time. Some Southerners use an egg wash while others don’t. Some put a cover on the frying pan while the chicken … Read More

Easy Southern Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Easy Southern Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Do you prefer mashed potatoes or rice? I am definitely in the mashed potatoes camp. That is why I’m sharing how to make a creamy Southern mashed potatoes recipe from scratch. Growing up in Virginia, mashed potatoes were a staple in my family. I only remember eating rice when we ordered Chinese food. Unfortunately, I’m … Read More

Laura's Secret apple pie recipe

Laura’s Secret Apple Pie Recipe

It has become a family tradition that I bake “my guys” an apple pie after we go apple picking, so I made one yesterday.  Last year, I used a recipe from one of Reggie’s former bosses (Laura) because he claimed that it was the “best apple pie ever”.  This year, I revisited the recipe and … Read More

Simple Southern Candied Yams Recipe

I don’t make many soul food recipes now, because I already make the ones that my family and friends enjoy the most. I like creating new recipes though so I asked my Easy Soul Food Recipes Facebook friends what they wanted to learn how to make in 2024. One answer was candied yams. I usually … Read More

Crispy Air Fryer Bacon Recipe

Recently, a(nother) friend talked to me about going vegan. As I told her, “That’s great for you.” I don’t plan on going vegan this year though for various reasons but also… bacon. After that conversation, I wondered how easy it would be to make air fryer bacon. The answer: Very. If (like me) you appreciate … Read More

air fryer boneless chicken thighs recipe

Crispy Air Fryer Boneless Chicken Thighs Recipe

I usually cook one or two chicken dishes a week. On busy nights, I like to make air fryer boneless chicken thighs because they are flavorful and take less than half an hour to both prepare and cook.  I prefer chicken thighs because they produce “crispy on the outside but juicy on the inside” chicken. … Read More