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Steve Gordon

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

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Boiled Peanuts Recipe

Boiled Peanuts Recipe

| September 17, 2012 | 41 Comments

Our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for Southern Boiled Peanuts.  Grab yourself an ice cold Nehi Soda and lets go to the drive-in.  They may take a few hours to complete, but the reward of popping these hot boiled peanuts in your mouth is well worth the wait.  Expect a little of the juice to drip […]

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Quick Cherry Cobbler Recipe

Quick Cherry Cobbler Recipe

| September 10, 2012 | 7 Comments

A step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for a quick and delicious Cherry Cobbler.  When you need a really quick and easy dessert, and one you can say that you made yourself, try this Quick Cherry Cobbler Recipe.  It’s sure to satisfy those sweet tooth cravings you’ve been having.  It’s also easily adaptable to various other fruits like […]

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How To Can Peach Jam Without Pectin.

How To Can Peach Jam Without Pectin.

| September 3, 2012 | 113 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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Fresh Field Peas Recipe

Fresh Field Peas Recipe

| August 27, 2012 | 27 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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Tomato Pie Recipe

Tomato Pie Recipe

| August 20, 2012 | 32 Comments

Fresh tomatoes in a pie crust somehow just doesn’t sound right does it?  Well, if you’ve never tried Tomato Pie, you are in for one more delicious treat.  You can use a store bought crust but we’re going to show you how to make your very own homemade pie crust from scratch that just takes […]

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Basic Pie Crust Recipe

Basic Pie Crust Recipe

| August 13, 2012 | 19 Comments

Rich, flaky, buttery tasting pie crusts made-from-scratch are easier than you think.  Great pies begin with great ingredients and there’s no reason to create a pie with anything but a homemade pie crust.  Family and friends will love it when you tell them you made the crust too.  You’ll see and taste the difference.  Put your fears aside and get ready […]

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Canning Season

Canning Season

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Summer is canning season here in the South.  Time to wash up the jars, pick some fresh fruit and vegetables and drag out the canning pot.  We’ve already canned several items this year.  I must admit, here at Taste of Southern, we specialize in “small batches.”   And, it seems we kind of favor the jams, […]

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Blueberry Pie Recipe

Blueberry Pie Recipe

| August 6, 2012 | 14 Comments

Our Blueberry Pie Recipe has a delicious made-from-scratch double crust and is filled with freshly picked local Blueberries.  It’s just oozing with flavor and ready for a picnic.  Of course, if fresh Blueberries aren’t in season, you can always use some from the freezer.  Either way, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy one of the South’s […]

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Blueberry Jam Recipe

Blueberry Jam Recipe

| July 23, 2012 | 94 Comments

We’re “Saving Summer In A Jar” with this recipe for Blueberry Jam.  Talk about easy to make…how about only 3 ingredients to make this quick and easy jam that is just bursting with flavor.  Seriously, home canning and food preservation just doesn’t get much easier than this. … Blueberry Jam Recipe …   This is […]

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Roasted Vegetables Recipe

Roasted Vegetables Recipe

| July 16, 2012 | 2 Comments

Summers bounty of vegetables are everywhere right now.  Here’s a great way to prepare some of your favorites in a way that just about anyone will love….even that person that doesn’t normally eat a lot of vegetables.  Roasting vegetables in the oven just brings about a whole different level of flavors and, this quick and […]

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