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Easter – Basket Giveaway

Easter – Basket Giveaway

| April 14, 2014 | 58 Comments

Enter our 2014 Easter – Basket Giveaway for your chance to win a beautifully handcrafted Potato Masher Basket filled with some great goodies. Just answer our question in the Comments section and you’ll be entered to win. Open to the 48 contiguous states. Must be over 18 to enter. See full rules for all the […]

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Valentines Day Giveaway – Winner Announced

Valentines Day Giveaway – Winner Announced

| February 3, 2014 | 111 Comments

WINNER ANNOUNCED:  Just in time for Valentines Day, we’re giving away this Chocolate Nut Carousel to one of our lucky readers.  Direct from Southern Supreme in North Carolina, you’ll enjoy the BEST Chocolate Covered Peanuts, Cashews and Pecans to have crossed your lips in a long, long time.  It’s easy to join in, just answer […]

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Our 2nd Birthday and a Giveaway

Our 2nd Birthday and a Giveaway

| January 6, 2014 | 81 Comments

Contest Ended:  We just turned a great big TWO YEARS OLD and we’re celebrating by having a Giveaway.  It’s super easy to enter, all you have to do is leave us a comment to our question and you could WIN our PRIZE.  Contest ended midnight January 12, 2014. … This Giveaway Has Ended: THANK YOU, […]

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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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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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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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Charlie…say it ain’t so!

Charlie…say it ain’t so!

| February 28, 2012 | 3 Comments

This is a follow-up post to my story about “My Super Bowl bet with Charlie Daniels.”  If you haven’t read it, you can find it in the “Life At TOS” section of this website.  Basically, I lost a bet with Country Music Legend Charlie Daniels over who would win the Super Bowl in this year […]

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My Super Bowl bet with Charlie Daniels

My Super Bowl bet with Charlie Daniels

| February 5, 2012 | 10 Comments

As a young boy, a visit to Dauritys East Side Grocery down on Bragg Street most often meant a purchase of a soft drink and a snack of some sort.  First choice was a .10 cent soft drink and then, depending on how much money was left, it was usually candy or cookies for the […]

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Charlie Daniels on Twitter

Charlie Daniels on Twitter

| February 2, 2012 | 2 Comments

Today, I discovered that Country Musics very own Charlie Daniels is on Twitter.  Charlie grew up around these parts and use to perform on WWGP Radio, the station that I work for. I’m told it was the first station he played on.  A couple of years ago, he stopped by the station for a brief visit […]

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Follow TOS on Twitter

| January 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

It’s about 7:30pm as I write this.  I’ve spent yet another Sunday afternoon working on Taste of Southern.  I managed to add the recipe for Southern Banana Pudding today.  I hope you’ll take a look at it and that maybe you’ll even give the recipe a try.  If you’ve never made Banana Pudding from scratch…you’ll […]

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