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Author Archive: Steve Gordon

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

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Hoppin John Recipe

Hoppin John Recipe

| January 25, 2016 | 6 Comments

Hoppin’ John, it ain’t just for New Years any more.  This is a quick and easy recipe that serves as a side dish, or can also be a great main dish just as well.  What a great way to use a few leftover Black Eye Peas to make another meal entirely. … Originally published March […]

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Collard Sandwich Recipe

Collard Sandwich Recipe

| January 18, 2016 | 11 Comments

A step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making a yummy Collard Sandwich.  Serve it up with some Fried Fatback and a side of Black Eyed Peas.  It’s a great way to use up any leftover collards you might have.  Wait…is it even possible to have leftover collards? …   Collard Sandwich Recipe: … Originally published January […]

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Southern Collard Greens Recipe

Southern Collard Greens Recipe

| January 4, 2016 | 32 Comments

Southern Collard Greens, that delicious green vegetable served year round in most Southern households. It’s the mainstay side dish of most every New Years Day meal. It’s even supposed to be good for you. But wait, I hate collards. I always have and I always probably will.

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Butter Pecan Cake Recipe

Butter Pecan Cake Recipe

| December 11, 2015 | 3 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to bake this really delicious Butter Pecan Cake from scratch. It’s really easy, and you’ll love the great butter-pecan flavor. We’ll also introduce you to the all new OXO On Mixer. The mixer with a light. Printable recipe included.

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Christmas Giveaway – 2015

Christmas Giveaway – 2015

| December 6, 2015 | 197 Comments

Giveaway Ended: Enter today to win our 2015 Christmas Giveaway. Entry is quick and easy. This giveaway ends at midnight on December 13, 2015. Winner will be announced on Monday, December 14, 2015. Yes, we’re giving away fruitcake, but this is no ordinary fruitcake. You’ll love this super moist, delicious Nutty Fruitcake from our friends at Southern Supreme in Bear Creek, North Carolina.

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Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

| May 31, 2015 | 5 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 | 7 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 | 22 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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