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Author Archive: Steve Gordon

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

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Sloppy Joe Sandwiches

Sloppy Joe Sandwiches

| August 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

Here’s a quick and easy comfort food recipe that makes some great sandwiches.  I’ve loved a good Sloppy Joe sandwich since my early days in school.  Say what you want about school lunches, but I always seemed to enjoy mine.  I especially enjoyed the Yeast Rolls they served and they were even better on the […]

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Crab Annie

Crab Annie

| August 18, 2014 | 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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Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie

| August 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

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 […]

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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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Shrimp Po’ Boy

Shrimp Po’ Boy

| July 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this Shrimp Po’ Boy Sandwich. We’ll show you how to make your own seafood breader, how to deep fry the shrimp, and how to assemble this quick and easy sandwich. Bring the taste of the coast right to your table. Printable recipe included. …   Shrimp Po’ Boy […]

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Cinnamon Pickles

Cinnamon Pickles

| July 21, 2014 | 3 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 | 1 Comment

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 | 2 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 | 3 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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