Welcome to my table! Gathering family & friends around the table is near to my heart. It’s a place to share delicious homemade foods, celebrate life’s special moments, share the day’s happenings, create memories, & just have fun! I hope “Helen’s Table” will be a place where you'll find inspiration to create these same experiences at your table. I’m saving you a seat!

Pinto Bean Salad

The Pinto Bean Salad

by Helen Lampkin

A story about my dad, his famous bean salad, and creating family memories.


He was the chief cook at our house.  And cook he did since there were seven children around his table!  Every summer there was one salad that was always on the...

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Sweet Enough Iced Tea

'Sweet Enough' Iced Tea

by Helen Lampkin

In the south 'sweet tea' is a thing.  A seriously sweet thing. 


According to southern lore it MUST contain a small mountain of sugar and it MUST be served over ice!  



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