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Steve Gordon

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

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Squash Casserole Recipe

Squash Casserole Recipe

| August 19, 2013 | 7 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this very special Squash Casserole recipe.  It’s a great way to use some of those summer crooked neck yellow squash and it’s so simple to put together.  We’re using herb stuffing in this version and we’ve included a printable recipe as well.

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Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Bread

| July 29, 2013 | 13 Comments

Easy to follow, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions on how to make Blueberry Bread.  We’re using fresh blueberries and making this quick and easy bread from scratch.  It’s simple to make, not overly sweet, and you’ll love the cake like texture.  Pecans are optional if you’d like to add those.  Printable recipe included. …   Blueberry […]

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How To Make and Can Peach Butter

How To Make and Can Peach Butter

| July 22, 2013 | 27 Comments

Easy to follow, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions on how to make and can Peach Butter.  This really simple recipe only calls for sugar and peaches, and is a great way of “Saving Summer In A Jar,” so you can enjoy the delicious taste of peaches all year around.  We show you how to make it, […]

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Southern Chicken Salad

Southern Chicken Salad

| July 15, 2013 | 71 Comments

Follow these step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our old-fashioned, homemade Chicken Salad recipe.  We’re making it from scratch, the way mama use to make it and you’ll find it’s pretty simple and easy to do.  It’s a true southern cooking favorite that makes a great sandwich for a quick and easy meal.  Printable recipe included. … […]

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Chicken Pastry Recipe, made from scratch.

Chicken Pastry Recipe, made from scratch.

| July 8, 2013 | 161 Comments

Follow these easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making Chicken Pastry from scratch.  There’s just something about a big bowl of Chicken Pastry that soothes the soul, anytime of the year.  Whether you know it as Chicken Pastry, or as Chicken Dumplings, I think you’ll find it’s much easier to make from scratch than you might […]

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Blueberry Muffins with Crumb Topping Recipe

Blueberry Muffins with Crumb Topping Recipe

| June 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

These made from scratch Blueberry Muffins are a great start to any day…and…a great snack any TIME of the day.  Filled with big, ripe, juicy and fresh picked Blueberries, you’ll not only enjoy the taste, you’ll reap the health benefits of eating Blueberries.  Blueberries are now in season here in the South and that just means it’s […]

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Liver and Onions Recipe

Liver and Onions Recipe

| June 17, 2013 | 74 Comments

Follow these step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for our Liver and Onions complete with a printable recipe.  I know, its an acquired taste but, it’s certainly worth giving this old southern favorite a try.  It’s quick and easy and goes great with rice or mashed potatoes. …   Liver and Onions Recipe: …   Liver and Onions […]

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Squash Fritters Recipe

Squash Fritters Recipe

| June 10, 2013 | 41 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making these delicious Squash Fritters.  It’s a bit of a twist on regular fried squash and can be made as a side dish or, as an appetizer.  Just a couple of small squash will go a long way and your family will be asking you to make some […]

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National Pig Pickin’ Day – 2013…and a visit to Charlotte, NC

National Pig Pickin’ Day – 2013…and a visit to Charlotte, NC

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chances are, you missed National Pig Pickin’ Day for the year 2013 and… it’s all my fault.  You should know that May is National BBQ Month but if you don’t, I’m sorry, I can’t accept responsibility for that one.  I will however take full blame for the fact that you may not have been eating […]

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Pulled Pork BBQ in the oven Recipe

Pulled Pork BBQ in the oven Recipe

| April 15, 2013 | 289 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making delicious Pulled Pork BBQ in your oven.  We’re using a dry rub to give the outside a bit of that crispy bark all the championship pit masters go for and, we’re including recipes for both the dry rub and our Eastern North Carolina style Barbecue Sauce.  We’re […]

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