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Author Archive: Steve Gordon

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

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Crab Annie

Crab Annie

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our Crab Annie pasta recipe. Careful, Annie comes packing heat, perhaps you’ve heard about her. Made with fresh Blue Crab meat, you could easily substitute imitation crab meat to save a little money if desired. Annie is pretty frugal anyway, she wouldn’t mind. This dish comes together quickly, […]

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Field Peas with Snaps and Okra

Field Peas with Snaps and Okra

| August 10, 2015 | 5 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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Fresh Field Peas Recipe

Fresh Field Peas Recipe

| August 3, 2015 | 18 Comments

Field peas, fresh from the garden, are a great side dish to all types of meals.  There’s just a special deliciousness to anything straight out of the garden that you don’t find in canned or frozen items.  Here’s a quick and easy side dish that’s perfect for dinner through the week or…on Sunday. …   Field Peas […]

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How To Can Peach Jam Without Pectin.

How To Can Peach Jam Without Pectin.

| July 27, 2015 | 65 Comments

Enjoy the taste of fresh peaches all year long with our delicious Peach Jam recipe.  Our step-by-step photo instructions will show you just how easy it is to “save summer in a jar” with local peaches fresh from the orchard.  Spread this jam on a hot biscuit or some buttered toast and just step back […]

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Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

| May 31, 2015 | 3 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making this delicious Rhubarb Pie. No Strawberries are included, and we use a Crumble Topping as opposed to a regular top crust. We’ll also share our review of the OXO Greensaver produce keepers, and the story behind making our pie. A printable recipe is also included. …   […]

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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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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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