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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

Shrimp Po’ Boy

Shrimp Po’ Boy

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this Shrimp Po’ Boy Sandwich. We’ll show you how to make your own seafood breader, how to deep fry the shrimp, and how to assemble this quick and easy sandwich. Bring the taste of the coast right to your table. Printable recipe included. …   Shrimp Po’ Boy […]

Pan Fried Brook Trout Recipe

Pan Fried Brook Trout Recipe

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions on how to prepare our Pan Fried Brook Trout Recipe. We’re using this popular game fish in our recipe, but it’s easily adaptable to a variety of other fish as well. Pull out that cast iron skillet, a little lard, and let’s cook up a mess of fish. Full printable […]

Desserts

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this creamy and crunchy Butter Pecan Ice Cream. We’re toasting our pecans, making our custard from scratch, then freezing it in our wooden ice cream churn. We’ll take it up a notch by using Maple Syrup and North Carolina grown Pecans. The whole family is going to love […]

True Pound Cake

True Pound Cake

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this True Pound Cake.  Consisting of one pound each of Eggs, Flour, Sugar and Butter, this recipe is referred to as the “True” recipe for making pound cake.  Dating back to the 1700′s, this version is a bit more dense than today’s pound cakes, but well worth adding […]

Side Dishes

Turnip Greens with Diced Turnips Recipe

Turnip Greens with Diced Turnips Recipe

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make our special Turnip Greens with Diced Turnips Recipe.  Fresh turnip greens and turnips are a cold weather delight.  We’ll visit our North Carolina State Farmer’s Market to pick up some fresh greens, then cook them up with some pork seasoning for a hearty dish that goes great as […]

Cabbage Casserole

Cabbage Casserole

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this delicious Cabbage Casserole dish. We’re taking cooked cabbage up a couple of levels, adding some cheddar cheese, and making a dish even those family members that don’t like cabbage will find themselves asking for seconds. I’ve never been a fan of cooked cabbage myself, and it even […]

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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Ball FreshTECH Jam & Jelly Maker Strawberry Jam

Ball FreshTECH Jam & Jelly Maker Strawberry Jam

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making Strawberry Jam with the Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker. We love to save summer in a jar, and Strawberries are one of our favorites. We’ll show you just how easy it is to make fresh Strawberry Jam with the Ball Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker in […]

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Strawberry Syrup Recipe

Strawberry Syrup Recipe

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our Strawberry Syrup. We’ll also show you how to can it using a water bath canning process that’s simple, easy and fun. Saving Summer In A Jar is a great way to enjoy the great taste of Strawberries throughout the year. Use this syrup on pancakes, pound cake, […]

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Baker’s Coconut Cake

Baker’s Coconut Cake

| May 12, 2014 | 4 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this Baker’s Coconut Cake.  The layers are made from scratch based on a recipe adapted from a 1924 booklet all about Baker’s Coconut.  The icing is also made from scratch and features Confectioner’s Sugar with just a little bit of heavy cream. You’ll love this old fashioned Coconut […]

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