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Author Archive: Steve Gordon

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

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How To Make Strawberry Jam

How To Make Strawberry Jam

| May 25, 2015 | 32 Comments

We’re canning and preserving Strawberry Jam today on Taste of Southern.  This recipe is one of the best ways to get started in the home canning and preservation of jams and jellies.  It’s really easy and produces a treat that the family can enjoy anytime of the year.  Only a few special tools are required and you’ll […]

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How To: Freeze Strawberries In Sugar

How To: Freeze Strawberries In Sugar

| May 18, 2015 | 9 Comments

Freezing fresh Strawberries in Sugar is a great way to enjoy Strawberries throughout the year.  It’s really quick, easy and a great way to get started in the home preservation of fruits and vegetables.  Sadly, local Strawberries are only available for a few weeks each year so, freezing them insures you have a good supply to last […]

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1928 Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

1928 Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

| May 11, 2015 | 7 Comments

If you think Strawberry Shortcake is one of those little pre-packaged cake cups and a bag of flavored syrup you find in the grocery store, then you just don’t know what you’re missing.  You’ll love this rustic Strawberry Shortcake Recipe, adapted from a 1928 cookbook with it’s crusty bread layers and sugared fresh Strawberries.  Just add whipped cream topping […]

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Mother’s Day Giveaway 2015

Mother’s Day Giveaway 2015

| April 27, 2015 | 55 Comments

Giveaway has ended.  Register to WIN this Citrus & Honey Gift Set, from Annie Oakley Perfumery, just in time for Mother’s Day. We’re giving away one gift set to one of our readers. Leave your reply by midnight, May 3, 2015, and you’ll be entered to win. Winner will be announced the following Monday morning. […]

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Squash Fritters Recipe

Squash Fritters Recipe

| April 20, 2015 | 21 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making these delicious Squash Fritters.  It’s a bit of a twist on regular fried squash and can be made as a side dish or, as an appetizer.  Just a couple of small squash will go a long way and your family will be asking you to make some […]

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Grated Apple Pie

Grated Apple Pie

| April 13, 2015 | 3 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this super easy Grated Apple Pie. All you need are about 4 of your favorite apples, just a couple of more ingredients, and you’re all done. Grate the apples by hand, or speed it up even more by placing the apples, skins and all, in your food […]

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Ham Bone Beans

Ham Bone Beans

| April 6, 2015 | 16 Comments

Follow easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this delicious Ham Bone Beans recipe.  Use that leftover ham bone, or ham hock, to make this creamy bean dish that can be served as a side dish or a main dish either one.  We’ll show you how to make it and we’ve got a printable recipe […]

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Canadian War Cake

Canadian War Cake

| March 23, 2015 | 4 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this super simple cake. NO EGGS are used to make this war era cake, created pretty much out of necessity back in the day. Filled with pecans and raisins, then topped with a powdered sugar icing, this cake still is a hit around the table, even […]

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Chicken and Rice Recipe, and OXO review.

Chicken and Rice Recipe, and OXO review.

| March 7, 2015 | 9 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making one of our favorite, Southern classic comfort foods. It doesn’t have to be cold and snowy outside to enjoy this warm and filling dish, but it certainly helps. Only a few ingredients are needed to make this timeless classic. It’s truly something all the family can enjoy. […]

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Mustard Greens

Mustard Greens

| January 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

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 […]

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