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Author Archive: Steve Gordon

Award Winning Food Preservationist, Fisherman, Online Contributor to Our State Magazine Newsletter.

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Cinnamon Pickles

Cinnamon Pickles

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making these super delicious Cinnamon Pickles. Sometimes referred to as Christmas Pickles, they would indeed make great gifts, for anytime of the year. Made with Red Hot Cinnamon Candies, we’ll show you how to make them, and then show you how to can them using a water […]

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow these easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making and canning your very own Bread and Butter Pickles.  You’ll never buy pickles again, once you’ve made your own.  See just how quick and easy it is to make these delicious pickles right in your own kitchen.  This recipe can be completed in one day.  Printable […]

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True Pound Cake

True Pound Cake

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

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

| June 18, 2014 | 99 Comments

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 […]

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REVIEW: Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker

REVIEW: Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker

| June 2, 2014 | 8 Comments

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 […]

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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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Pan Fried Brook Trout Recipe

Pan Fried Brook Trout Recipe

| May 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

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 […]

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