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Steve Gordon

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

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Fried Chicken with Gravy

Fried Chicken with Gravy

| August 4, 2014 | 8 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for creating this old southern favorite of Fried Chicken with Gravy.  We’ll show you how to fry the chicken in your cast iron skillet. Once the chicken is complete, we’ll use the brown bits remaining in the skillet to make our country gravy, just like your Mother and Grandmother probably […]

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Shrimp Po’ Boy

Shrimp Po’ Boy

| July 28, 2014 | 6 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this Shrimp Po’ Boy Sandwich. We’ll show you how to make your own seafood breader, how to deep fry the shrimp, and how to assemble this quick and easy sandwich. Bring the taste of the coast right to your table. Printable recipe included. …   Shrimp Po’ Boy […]

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Cinnamon Pickles

Cinnamon Pickles

| July 21, 2014 | 85 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making these super delicious Cinnamon Pickles. Sometimes referred to as Christmas Pickles, they would indeed make great gifts, for anytime of the year. Made with Red Hot Cinnamon Candies, we’ll show you how to make them, and then show you how to can them using a water […]

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

| July 14, 2014 | 11 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this creamy and crunchy Butter Pecan Ice Cream. We’re toasting our pecans, making our custard from scratch, then freezing it in our wooden ice cream churn. We’ll take it up a notch by using Maple Syrup and North Carolina grown Pecans. The whole family is going to love […]

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Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

| July 7, 2014 | 112 Comments

Follow these easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making and canning your very own Bread and Butter Pickles.  You’ll never buy pickles again, once you’ve made your own.  See just how quick and easy it is to make these delicious pickles right in your own kitchen.  This recipe can be completed in one day.  Printable […]

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True Pound Cake

True Pound Cake

| June 30, 2014 | 5 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this True Pound Cake.  Consisting of one pound each of Eggs, Flour, Sugar and Butter, this recipe is referred to as the “True” recipe for making pound cake.  Dating back to the 1700’s, this version is a bit more dense than today’s pound cakes, but well worth adding […]

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Baked Beans Recipe, made from scratch.

Baked Beans Recipe, made from scratch.

| June 24, 2014 | 149 Comments

Follow easy step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making these delicious Baked Beans… from scratch.  We start out with dry Navy Beans, soak them overnight then, we add bacon and a few other surprises to make some of the best beans you’ve ever enjoyed.  Did I mention we slow cooked them for about 7 hours?  Oh […]

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Ball FreshTECH Jam & Jelly Maker Strawberry Jam

Ball FreshTECH Jam & Jelly Maker Strawberry Jam

| June 23, 2014 | 6 Comments

Follow, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making Strawberry Jam with the Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker. We love to save summer in a jar, and Strawberries are one of our favorites. We’ll show you just how easy it is to make fresh Strawberry Jam with the Ball Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker in […]

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Giveaway – Ball FreshTECH Jam & Jelly Maker, and more.

Giveaway – Ball FreshTECH Jam & Jelly Maker, and more.

| June 18, 2014 | 99 Comments

Giveaway Has Ended: We’re giving away three great prizes in our biggest Giveaway ever, here on Taste of Southern. We’ll have 3 lucky winners, and one of them could be YOU. You can’t win if you don’t enter, so answer our simple question for your chance to win one of our prizes. Contest ended at […]

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REVIEW: Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker

REVIEW: Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker

| June 2, 2014 | 22 Comments

REVIEW: Join us, as we try out, and write about, the Ball® FreshTECH™ Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker. We’ll put it through it’s paces as we make Strawberry Jam following the Ball Fresh Preserving Store recipe. Is it all that it claims to be? Worth it’s price? Will it save you time and effort in […]

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