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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

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 […]

Clam Chowder with fresh clams.

Clam Chowder with fresh clams.

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 […]

Desserts

Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

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 […]

Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this old Southern favorite Buttermilk Pie. Don’t let the name confuse you, it doesn’t really taste like buttermilk. You’ll love the sweet taste of this quick and easy pie with just a hint of nutmeg. Make your own crust, or use a ready-made frozen one, either way, it’s […]

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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Field Peas with Snaps and Okra

Field Peas with Snaps and Okra

| September 15, 2014 | 2 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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Pork Neck Bones with Gravy

Pork Neck Bones with Gravy

| September 8, 2014 | 6 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this old Southern Pork Neck Bones with Gravy recipe. It’s called “soul-food” for a reason, it’ll warm up your insides. We’ll show you how to prepare the neck bones, cook them, then make a big old pan of gravy to go along with it. Printable recipe […]

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Seafood Mac and Cheese Recipe

Seafood Mac and Cheese Recipe

| September 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this absolutely delicious version of Seafood Macaroni and Cheese. We’re using shrimp and crab meat, but you could use the seafood of your choice to make this creamy dish. It’s quick and easy to make, and it will bring back lots of great memories of walking in […]

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Fried Chicken with Gravy

Fried Chicken with Gravy

| August 4, 2014 | 5 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for creating this old southern favorite of Fried Chicken with Gravy.  We’ll show you how to fry the chicken in your cast iron skillet. Once the chicken is complete, we’ll use the brown bits remaining in the skillet to make our country gravy, just like your Mother and Grandmother probably […]

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