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Author Archive: Steve Gordon

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

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Cabbage Casserole

Cabbage Casserole

| January 13, 2014 | 6 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this delicious Cabbage Casserole dish. We’re taking cooked cabbage up a couple of levels, adding some cheddar cheese, and making a dish even those family members that don’t like cabbage will find themselves asking for seconds. I’ve never been a fan of cooked cabbage myself, and it even […]

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Our 2nd Birthday and a Giveaway

Our 2nd Birthday and a Giveaway

| January 6, 2014 | 83 Comments

Contest Ended:  We just turned a great big TWO YEARS OLD and we’re celebrating by having a Giveaway.  It’s super easy to enter, all you have to do is leave us a comment to our question and you could WIN our PRIZE.  Contest ended midnight January 12, 2014. … This Giveaway Has Ended: THANK YOU, […]

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How To Fry Hog Jowl

How To Fry Hog Jowl

| December 31, 2013 | 33 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to fry up some good old Southern Hog Jowl.  Often referred to as Pork Jowl Bacon, it’s not just for New Years Day.  We’ll show you how easy it is to slice it for frying, or to use it as seasoning in lots of your favorite beans and greens side […]

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Homemade Cornbread Dressing

Homemade Cornbread Dressing

| November 25, 2013 | 15 Comments

Follow easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our Homemade Cornbread Dressing, from scratch.  This quick and easy side dish is best when made a day or two ahead of time and then baked when needed.  So, you can get some of that big meal made and ready for the oven, without having to rush […]

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Mashed Potatoes, with mayo.

Mashed Potatoes, with mayo.

| November 18, 2013 | 19 Comments

Follow these easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make our creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe with Duke’s Mayonnaise.  It’s a Southern thing for sure, and we wouldn’t make it with any other brand except Duke’s.  We’re making our Mashed Potatoes totally from scratch in just a few simple steps.  Printable recipe included. …   Mashed Potatoes, […]

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Pumpkin Pie, made from scratch.

Pumpkin Pie, made from scratch.

| November 15, 2013 | 6 Comments

Follow easy step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie recipe, from scratch.  We’re using fresh pumpkin, and a homemade pie crust for this slightly sweet dessert.  A little Ground Ginger is the only spice ingredient in our pie, so you can enjoy the fresh taste of pumpkin in every bite.  Printable […]

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How To Roast A Turkey

How To Roast A Turkey

| November 11, 2013 | 27 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to learn just how easy it is to roast a Turkey in your oven.  No brine is involved, and you can do many of the steps ahead of time to make it even easier. You’ll have your turkey in and out of the oven in plenty of time to finish […]

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Classic Green Bean Casserole

Classic Green Bean Casserole

| November 4, 2013 | 16 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this Classic Green Bean Casserole.  This super quick and easy dish is a standard for Thanksgiving Dinner, but it’s a perfect side dish for any meal, any time of the year.  Thank you Dorcas Reilly for inventing the Green Bean Casserole back in 1955.  Millions of us have been […]

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Mama’s Buttermilk Biscuits

Mama’s Buttermilk Biscuits

| October 28, 2013 | 132 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making these mouth watering Southern Buttermilk Biscuits.  We’re making them from scratch, just the way mama taught us years ago.  Only three ingredients are needed and we do it all by hand without using a cutter.  You can finally make biscuits you’ll be proud to serve.  Printable recipe included. […]

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Upside Down Apple Skillet Cake

Upside Down Apple Skillet Cake

| October 21, 2013 | 8 Comments

Follow easy step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this flavor filled Apple Skillet Cake… upside down.  It’ll remind you a little of a Caramel Coated Apple with it’s slightly sticky edges and caramel flavors.  We’re baking it up in our cast iron skillet and filling the kitchen with the delicious aromas of baked apples and […]

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