Blue Cheese-Sour Mashers & Slow Cooker and Cookbook Giveaway

In trying to find  ease in weeknight cooking, I can tell you that I have become attached to my slow cooker. Hamilton Beach sent 8 from our Virtual Potluck team the 6-quart programmable Set ‘n Forget cookers , and each of us also received a different copy of Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann’s Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker for…

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The Best Pimento Cheese In The South!

Pimento cheese is a way of life for Southerners, and I grew up with either egg salad or pimento-cheese on white bread in my lunch pail. It is a staple at most bar-b-que’s, church luncheons, funerals, or potluck reunions and everyone seems to have their own version claiming theirs to be the best. Southerners are…

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Convivial Cool Weather Cheese Fondue

 It is a chilly morning in Northwest Florida, and today is the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree in Seaside, a few streets from our house. With both kids home from college, it is fun to relive childhood memories and delight in our family tradition of watching the Holiday Parade on 30-A, followed by the…

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Elkmont-Alabama Belle Chevre Tomato Soup, Croque Monsieur

I have always loved cheese. Most people that know me personally know that fact. When I began my twitter feed, I was not yet 30A EATS, and I called myself @fromagechick, as I was looking for a specific hard-to-find cheese, and was connecting with all of the creameries that I could via social media. Please not,…

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Cheese Fondue with a Valentine Cocktail

Virtual Potluck has teamed up with Taste to serve up some delicious beverages to go along with our special Valentines menu. We will be participating in this event for three weeks and will be bringing you a plethora of menu choices to surprise your Valentine with! Maybe you just need an appetizer prior to going…

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Fancy French Fondue

My mother has always reminded me of Doris Day. Hip, sophisticated, funny and charming, she could (and still can) bat her eyes to get what she wanted. At the butcher she would use her charm to get the best cuts of meat, for instance. In the 70’s, my hip mother would throw fondue parties and…

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