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Steve Gordon

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

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Our State Magazine April Issue Launch Party

Our State Magazine April Issue Launch Party

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our State Magazine of North Carolina kicked off its April Issue with a very special Launch Party over in Chapel Hill recently.  Taste of Southern was invited to attend and, we’d like to share some of the highlights about the event with you.  Journey with us over to Crooks Corner Restaurant and lets take a peek inside […]

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Deviled Eggs Recipe

Deviled Eggs Recipe

| April 1, 2013 | 15 Comments

Follow this step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make our Deviled Eggs.  A true Southern favorite for family get together’s, church meeting – dinner on the grounds, or any time a quick and easy appetizer is needed.  Deviled Eggs are so versatile.  Make our basic recipe, or spice it up a bit by adding some of your […]

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Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy Recipe

Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy Recipe

| March 25, 2013 | 160 Comments

Follow these easy, step-by-step, photo instructions for making our Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy Recipe.  A longtime Southern favorite, Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy is just comfort food at its best.  Mom and Pop restaurants throughout the South feature this on their menus and, now you can enjoy the same great flavors in […]

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The Lee Bros. at A Southern Season

The Lee Bros. at A Southern Season

| March 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Lee Bros. cooking class at A Southern Season in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. …   A Southern Season – Chapel Hill, North Carolina …   I recently had the great opportunity to attend a cooking class at A Southern Season located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  As expected, it turned out to be one […]

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Seven Minute Frosting Recipe

Seven Minute Frosting Recipe

| March 11, 2013 | 28 Comments

Follow the easy step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for our Seven Minute Frosting Recipe.  You’re sure to love this old fashioned frosting recipe that’s so easy to make.  It’s light, marshmallow fluffy texture is, a quick and easy change from all those butter cream frostings you’ve been making.  Leave it plain, color it or, add a […]

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Apple Butter Recipe

Apple Butter Recipe

| March 4, 2013 | 92 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for this delicious Apple Butter Recipe.  This is just another in our Canning 101 series of recipes for preserving our heritage, one jar at a time.  Apple Butter is really easy to make despite the fact that it takes a little bit of time to slow cook it to perfection.  […]

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Beaufort Stew Recipe

Beaufort Stew Recipe

| February 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for a quick and easy Beaufort Stew Recipe.  When a recipe says “just dump it all in the middle of the table when its done,” that should be enough to make you want to try it.  This recipe is easily adaptable to any size family and friends gathering you might […]

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Basic Cake Layers Recipe

Basic Cake Layers Recipe

| February 18, 2013 | 14 Comments

Follow these easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our homemade Basic Cake Layers Recipe.  Baking from scratch is much easier than you think.  Why give credit to a boxed cake mix when you can bake your very own scratch made layers and, have family and friends raving about how moist and delicious your cakes […]

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Adams Original Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Adams Original Red Velvet Cake Recipe

| February 11, 2013 | 22 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions as we recreate the Adams Original Red Velvet Cake Recipe.  Adams Extract, a Texas based company, is credited with bringing this cake to American kitchens during the time of The Great Depression.  Just why is it so red though?  We’ll explore it’s origins and follow the recipe of Betty […]

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How To Open A Coconut

How To Open A Coconut

| February 4, 2013 | 10 Comments

Step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions on how to open a coconut and grate it.  It’s much easier than you might think to open up a fresh coconut and grate the meat inside for your next recipe.  From Coconut Cakes to Coconut Cream Pies and so many other dishes, you’ll love the distinctly different taste of using […]

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