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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

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our favorite Southern Sweet Potato Pie from scratch.  We’ll show you everything, from how to make the pie crust, to how to bake the Sweet Potatoes, to how to put it all together.  Much easier to make than you might expect, and certain to bring lots of happy […]

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 […]

Side Dishes

Mustard Greens

Mustard Greens

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making our southern style Mustard Greens. Greens dominate the fresh produce available here in the South during the winter, and we’ll show you how to cook some up for a great side dish, or even the main meal of the day. They’ll go great with a hunk of […]

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. […]

Breads

Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making these delicious Sweet Potato Biscuits from scratch.  Just a hint of sweetness makes this the perfect biscuit for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Never made biscuits from scratch?  We’ll show you how easy it is to make these without even rolling out any dough. …   Sweet Potato […]

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 […]

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Potato Soup

Potato Soup

| January 12, 2015 | 5 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this warm and filling Potato Soup. Made from scratch, using fresh potatoes, it’s a perfect soup for a cold winter night. Make it as creamy as you’d like. Printable recipe included. …   Potato Soup Recipe: … When the temperature drops down to 12°F here in […]

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George’s Barbecue Sauce Meatballs

George’s Barbecue Sauce Meatballs

| December 15, 2014 | 78 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this quick and easy appetizer. We’re featuring North Carolina’s very own George’s Barbecue Sauce to add a bit of a twist to the standard cocktail meatball appetizer made with sauce and grape jelly. You’ll love the difference that George’s will make. Printable recipe included. …   WIN […]

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Chicken Cheese Ball

Chicken Cheese Ball

| December 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this really quick and easy appetizer. Avoid the rush, make it a day or two ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator until ready to serve. And yes, it DOES contain white meat chicken breast. The taste is absolutely delicious. Great for game time, holidays, […]

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Spanish Bar Cake

Spanish Bar Cake

| November 10, 2014 | 13 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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