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Steve Gordon

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

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Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew

| February 10, 2014 | 96 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make our delicious, and hearty, Brunswick Stew. We’re combining Chicken, Pork BBQ, and some of our favorite vegetables, to make this stew from scratch.  Brunswick Stew is a traditional side dish served in barbecue restaurants throughout the South, but it’s great as a main course of its very own. […]

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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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Southern Fried Chicken

Southern Fried Chicken

| January 27, 2014 | 32 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our Southern Fried Chicken in a cast iron skillet, just like mama used to do it.  I’ll even share our families secret recipe of “herbs and spices,” so you can make this delicious old southern classic at home for you and your family to enjoy. Printable recipe included. […]

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Dimples BBQ Chicken Wings

Dimples BBQ Chicken Wings

| January 20, 2014 | 52 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make these oven baked, crispy, barbecue chicken wings. We’re featuring Dimples BBQ Sauce, a North Carolina favorite out of Raleigh, North Carolina.  It’s the perfect appetizer for family time around the TV on game day. Don’t forget to bring the napkins, you’re going to need them.  Printable recipe included. […]

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Cabbage Casserole

Cabbage Casserole

| January 13, 2014 | 6 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this delicious Cabbage Casserole dish. We’re taking cooked cabbage up a couple of levels, adding some cheddar cheese, and making a dish even those family members that don’t like cabbage will find themselves asking for seconds. I’ve never been a fan of cooked cabbage myself, and it even […]

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Our 2nd Birthday and a Giveaway

Our 2nd Birthday and a Giveaway

| January 6, 2014 | 83 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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How To Fry Hog Jowl

How To Fry Hog Jowl

| December 31, 2013 | 55 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to fry up some good old Southern Hog Jowl.  Often referred to as Pork Jowl Bacon, it’s not just for New Years Day.  We’ll show you how easy it is to slice it for frying, or to use it as seasoning in lots of your favorite beans and greens side […]

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Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

| December 16, 2013 | 17 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this very special Christmas Fruitcake. No flour or baking is involved, just add all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix well. Spoon the mixture into small aluminum loaf pans and make Christmas gifts for all the special people on your list. Printable recipe included.

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Homemade Cornbread Dressing

Homemade Cornbread Dressing

| November 25, 2013 | 15 Comments

Follow easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our Homemade Cornbread Dressing, from scratch.  This quick and easy side dish is best when made a day or two ahead of time and then baked when needed.  So, you can get some of that big meal made and ready for the oven, without having to rush […]

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Mashed Potatoes, with mayo.

Mashed Potatoes, with mayo.

| November 18, 2013 | 23 Comments

Follow these easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make our creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe with Duke’s Mayonnaise.  It’s a Southern thing for sure, and we wouldn’t make it with any other brand except Duke’s.  We’re making our Mashed Potatoes totally from scratch in just a few simple steps.  Printable recipe included. …   Mashed Potatoes, […]

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