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Author Archive: Steve Gordon

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

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Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

| May 31, 2015 | 5 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making this delicious Rhubarb Pie. No Strawberries are included, and we use a Crumble Topping as opposed to a regular top crust. We’ll also share our review of the OXO Greensaver produce keepers, and the story behind making our pie. A printable recipe is also included. …   […]

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Mother’s Day Giveaway 2015

Mother’s Day Giveaway 2015

| April 27, 2015 | 55 Comments

Giveaway has ended.  Register to WIN this Citrus & Honey Gift Set, from Annie Oakley Perfumery, just in time for Mother’s Day. We’re giving away one gift set to one of our readers. Leave your reply by midnight, May 3, 2015, and you’ll be entered to win. Winner will be announced the following Monday morning. […]

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Grated Apple Pie

Grated Apple Pie

| April 13, 2015 | 8 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this super easy Grated Apple Pie. All you need are about 4 of your favorite apples, just a couple of more ingredients, and you’re all done. Grate the apples by hand, or speed it up even more by placing the apples, skins and all, in your food […]

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Ham Bone Beans

Ham Bone Beans

| April 6, 2015 | 27 Comments

Follow easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this delicious Ham Bone Beans recipe.  Use that leftover ham bone, or ham hock, to make this creamy bean dish that can be served as a side dish or a main dish either one.  We’ll show you how to make it and we’ve got a printable recipe […]

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Canadian War Cake

Canadian War Cake

| March 23, 2015 | 6 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this super simple cake. NO EGGS are used to make this war era cake, created pretty much out of necessity back in the day. Filled with pecans and raisins, then topped with a powdered sugar icing, this cake still is a hit around the table, even […]

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Chicken and Rice Recipe, and OXO review.

Chicken and Rice Recipe, and OXO review.

| March 7, 2015 | 18 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making one of our favorite, Southern classic comfort foods. It doesn’t have to be cold and snowy outside to enjoy this warm and filling dish, but it certainly helps. Only a few ingredients are needed to make this timeless classic. It’s truly something all the family can enjoy. […]

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Mustard Greens

Mustard Greens

| January 19, 2015 | 6 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making our southern style Mustard Greens. Greens dominate the fresh produce available here in the South during the winter, and we’ll show you how to cook some up for a great side dish, or even the main meal of the day. They’ll go great with a hunk of […]

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Potato Soup

Potato Soup

| January 12, 2015 | 6 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this warm and filling Potato Soup. Made from scratch, using fresh potatoes, it’s a perfect soup for a cold winter night. Make it as creamy as you’d like. Printable recipe included. …   Potato Soup Recipe: … When the temperature drops down to 12°F here in […]

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George’s Barbecue Sauce Meatballs

George’s Barbecue Sauce Meatballs

| December 15, 2014 | 78 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this quick and easy appetizer. We’re featuring North Carolina’s very own George’s Barbecue Sauce to add a bit of a twist to the standard cocktail meatball appetizer made with sauce and grape jelly. You’ll love the difference that George’s will make. Printable recipe included. …   WIN […]

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Southern Flavors Pound Cake

Southern Flavors Pound Cake

| December 8, 2014 | 103 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this five flavored pound cake. We developed this cake for Southern Flavoring Company of  Bedford, Virginia, makers of Happy Home Flavorings. Southern Flavoring Company has been the “secret ingredient” in cakes, pies and all types of desserts since 1929. We’re using five of our favorite flavors […]

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