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REVIEW: Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker

REVIEW: Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker

REVIEW: Join us, as we try out, and write about, the Ball® FreshTECH™ Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker. We’ll put it through it’s paces as we make Strawberry Jam following the Ball Fresh Preserving Store recipe. Is it all that it claims to be? Worth it’s price? Will it save you time and effort in […]

Dimples BBQ Chicken Wings

Dimples BBQ Chicken Wings

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make these oven baked, crispy, barbecue chicken wings. We’re featuring Dimples BBQ Sauce, a North Carolina favorite out of Raleigh, North Carolina.  It’s the perfect appetizer for family time around the TV on game day. Don’t forget to bring the napkins, you’re going to need them.  Printable recipe included. […]

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Giveaway – Ball FreshTECH Jam & Jelly Maker, and more.

Giveaway – Ball FreshTECH Jam & Jelly Maker, and more.

Giveaway Has Ended: We’re giving away three great prizes in our biggest Giveaway ever, here on Taste of Southern. We’ll have 3 lucky winners, and one of them could be YOU. You can’t win if you don’t enter, so answer our simple question for your chance to win one of our prizes. Contest ended at […]

Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day Giveaway

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Enter our 2014 Mother’s Day Giveaway for a chance to win some really “flavorful” prizes. We love mom and we know that she’s happiest when she’s taking care of, and providing for, her family. Most mom’s really enjoy their time in the kitchen, making those special meals and treats for the family. We […]

Main Dishes

Eastern Carolina Turkey Barbecue

Eastern Carolina Turkey Barbecue

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to roast up some mouthwatering Eastern Carolina Turkey Barbecue, in the oven. We’re turning that same old turkey and gravy, into turkey barbecue and sauce for a nice twist on your holiday meal. Prep the turkey a day ahead of time, and take the pressure out of getting a […]

Howard Family Chili

Howard Family Chili

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making this delicious, meaty Chili. It’s lightly seasoned, so everyone can add the heat and toppings they desire. The whole family will love this one, and it’s so quick and easy to make. We’re sharing a special recipe from some new friends that will be a hit […]

Desserts

Southern Flavors Pound Cake

Southern Flavors Pound Cake

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this five flavored pound cake. We developed this cake for Southern Flavoring Company of  Bedford, Virginia, makers of Happy Home Flavorings. Southern Flavoring Company has been the “secret ingredient” in cakes, pies and all types of desserts since 1929. We’re using five of our favorite flavors […]

Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this very special Christmas Fruitcake.  No flour or baking is involved, just add all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix well.  Spoon the mixture into small aluminum loaf pans and make Christmas gifts for all the special people on your list. Printable recipe included. …   […]

Side Dishes

Mashed Rutabagas

Mashed Rutabagas

Follow our easy step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making Mashed Rutabagas. This root vegetable has been dated back to the early 1600’s, and is a cross between a turnip and a cabbage. Often overlooked by many folks, Rutabagas can be prepared many different ways and will delight your family with a brand new taste treat. […]

Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this old Southern Classic recipe. You’ll love the taste of this corn dish, made with fresh shucked corn. It’s called creamed corn, but we don’t use any cream to make ours. Creamed Corn is a super easy side dish that all the family will enjoy. Printable […]

Breads

Crackling Bread

Crackling Bread

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this old Southern favorite Crackling Bread. We just call it Cracklin Bread, dropping that G, but it’s super easy to make and delicious with just about anything. This is a follow-up recipe using the cracklings we made from rendering our own leaf lard but you can […]

Cornbread and Eggs

Cornbread and Eggs

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making not only some great cornbread, but a delicious new treat for breakfast.  This old mountain recipe combines leftover cornbread with scrambled eggs, all cooked together, and brings a whole new experience to the breakfast table.  First, we’ll make the cornbread, then we’ll show you how to mix it […]

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Spanish Bar Cake

Spanish Bar Cake

| November 10, 2014 | 10 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make our version of the old fashioned, A&P Spanish Bar Cake. We’ve stepped back in time to recreate one of your favorite tastes from the past with this very special spice cake recipe. We’ll share the cake recipe, and the frosting recipe, so you can make this wonderful […]

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Clam Chowder with fresh clams.

Clam Chowder with fresh clams.

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this delicious Clam Chowder. We’re using fresh clams, and we’ll show you how to clean them, and how to prepare them, then turn it into a really hearty clam chowder you can enjoy anytime of the year. Using fresh clams will be easier than you might […]

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Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

| September 29, 2014 | 6 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this Pepsi and Peanuts Pie. We went back to the days of our youth to create this unique pie based on pouring peanuts into a cold glass bottle of Pepsi-Cola. It was a favorite thing to do growing up, and now we’ve turned all that sweet-salty […]

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Field Peas with Snaps and Okra

Field Peas with Snaps and Okra

| September 15, 2014 | 3 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this favorite summertime side dish. We love to make this with freshly shelled peas and fresh okra, and serve it up as part of an all vegetable plate. Add some skillet made cornbread, and you’ve got a complete meal. We’ll show you how easy it is […]

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