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Steve Gordon

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

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How To Open A Coconut

How To Open A Coconut

| February 4, 2013 | 13 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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Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

| January 21, 2013 | 37 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making this hearty Vegetable Beef Soup.  Nothing seems to satisfy the tummy and the “soul” on a cold day better than a bowl of warm soup.  Add some saltine crackers, a sandwich of choice and, you’ve got a meal that will have you all warm and cozy in no […]

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New York and Southern Fried Pork Chops

New York and Southern Fried Pork Chops

| January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

What do New York and our Southern Fried Pork Chops have in common?  We take a quick look back on 2012 and share some of the “statistics” about our very first year on the Internet.  It’s a quick behind the scene look at some of the highlights of Taste of Southern.com. …   New York […]

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Collard Sandwich Recipe

Collard Sandwich Recipe

| January 7, 2013 | 20 Comments

A step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making a yummy Collard Sandwich.  Serve it up with some Fried Fatback and a side of Black Eyed Peas.  It’s a great way to use up any leftover collards you might have.  Wait…is it even possible to have leftover collards? …   Collard Sandwich Recipe: … Originally published January […]

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Skillet BBQ Chicken Thighs with Potatoes Recipe

Skillet BBQ Chicken Thighs with Potatoes Recipe

| December 17, 2012 | 22 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for Skillet BBQ Chicken Thighs with Potatoes Recipe.  When you need a quick and economical meal all the family will enjoy….make it chicken and potatoes.  We’re cooking it all up in one cast iron skillet so clean up is just as quick.  You can use your favorite BBQ Sauce […]

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Mini Biscuits Recipe

Mini Biscuits Recipe

| December 3, 2012 | 23 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated, instructions for making these cute little Mini-Biscuits.  Call them Party Biscuits, call them Mini Biscuits….just call them quick, easy and very good.  We’ll take you step-by-step through the process of making these cute little mini biscuits that will be the hit of your next party.  Perfect for Christmas or […]

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Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

| November 26, 2012 | 22 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making these delicious Sweet Potato Biscuits from scratch.  Just a hint of sweetness makes this the perfect biscuit for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Never made biscuits from scratch?  We’ll show you how easy it is to make these without even rolling out any dough. …   Sweet Potato […]

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Fried Grits Recipe

Fried Grits Recipe

| November 19, 2012 | 65 Comments

Follow this step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making our Southern Fried Grits recipe.  If you’ve never tried them, I’m sure you’ll be just as surprised as I was the first time I ever tasted them.  It’s certainly not going to be what you think or expect….especially when you top them with syrup.  Grits and syrup?  Oh yes.  Perfect […]

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Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

| November 12, 2012 | 11 Comments

Follow our Step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pancakes.  A deliciously easy, made from scratch recipe for equally delicious pancakes.  We’re cooking these in our cast iron griddle but any frying pan or griddle will work.  Just top with butter and syrup for a quick and easy breakfast meal that you can […]

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Southern Corn Sticks Made From Scratch

Southern Corn Sticks Made From Scratch

| November 5, 2012 | 20 Comments

Step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our Southern Corn Sticks.  Try our delicious, crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, made from scratch Corn Sticks.  These are truly simple and easy to make for a quick addition to any meal.  Serve them up good and warm with a drizzle of butter on top.  Whatcha […]

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