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Author Archive: Steve Gordon

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

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George’s Barbecue Sauce Meatballs

George’s Barbecue Sauce Meatballs

| December 15, 2014 | 47 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this quick and easy appetizer. We’re featuring North Carolina’s very own George’s Barbecue Sauce to add a bit of a twist to the standard cocktail meatball appetizer made with sauce and grape jelly. You’ll love the difference that George’s will make. Printable recipe included. …   WIN […]

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Southern Flavors Pound Cake

Southern Flavors Pound Cake

| December 8, 2014 | 98 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this five flavored pound cake. We developed this cake for Southern Flavoring Company of  Bedford, Virginia, makers of Happy Home Flavorings. Southern Flavoring Company has been the “secret ingredient” in cakes, pies and all types of desserts since 1929. We’re using five of our favorite flavors […]

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Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

| December 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this very special Christmas Fruitcake.  No flour or baking is involved, just add all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix well.  Spoon the mixture into small aluminum loaf pans and make Christmas gifts for all the special people on your list. Printable recipe included. …   […]

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Chicken Cheese Ball

Chicken Cheese Ball

| December 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this really quick and easy appetizer. Avoid the rush, make it a day or two ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator until ready to serve. And yes, it DOES contain white meat chicken breast. The taste is absolutely delicious. Great for game time, holidays, […]

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Eastern Carolina Turkey Barbecue

Eastern Carolina Turkey Barbecue

| November 14, 2014 | 5 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to roast up some mouthwatering Eastern Carolina Turkey Barbecue, in the oven. We’re turning that same old turkey and gravy, into turkey barbecue and sauce for a nice twist on your holiday meal. Prep the turkey a day ahead of time, and take the pressure out of getting a […]

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Spanish Bar Cake

Spanish Bar Cake

| November 10, 2014 | 10 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make our version of the old fashioned, A&P Spanish Bar Cake. We’ve stepped back in time to recreate one of your favorite tastes from the past with this very special spice cake recipe. We’ll share the cake recipe, and the frosting recipe, so you can make this wonderful […]

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Mama’s Fresh Coconut Cake

Mama’s Fresh Coconut Cake

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this old fashioned, southern favorite, that I refer to as Mama’s Fresh Coconut Cake. We’re grating fresh coconut, making layers from scratch, doing everything just the way Mama did to make one of her best cakes. It wasn’t about looks to Mama, it just needed to taste […]

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Howard Family Chili

Howard Family Chili

| October 27, 2014 | 4 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making this delicious, meaty Chili. It’s lightly seasoned, so everyone can add the heat and toppings they desire. The whole family will love this one, and it’s so quick and easy to make. We’re sharing a special recipe from some new friends that will be a hit […]

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Mashed Rutabagas

Mashed Rutabagas

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow our easy step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making Mashed Rutabagas. This root vegetable has been dated back to the early 1600’s, and is a cross between a turnip and a cabbage. Often overlooked by many folks, Rutabagas can be prepared many different ways and will delight your family with a brand new taste treat. […]

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Clam Chowder with fresh clams.

Clam Chowder with fresh clams.

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this delicious Clam Chowder. We’re using fresh clams, and we’ll show you how to clean them, and how to prepare them, then turn it into a really hearty clam chowder you can enjoy anytime of the year. Using fresh clams will be easier than you might […]

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