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Steve Gordon

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

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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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Pumpkin Pie, made from scratch.

Pumpkin Pie, made from scratch.

| November 15, 2013 | 11 Comments

Follow easy step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie recipe, from scratch.  We’re using fresh pumpkin, and a homemade pie crust for this slightly sweet dessert.  A little Ground Ginger is the only spice ingredient in our pie, so you can enjoy the fresh taste of pumpkin in every bite.  Printable […]

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How To Roast A Turkey

How To Roast A Turkey

| November 11, 2013 | 29 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to learn just how easy it is to roast a Turkey in your oven.  No brine is involved, and you can do many of the steps ahead of time to make it even easier. You’ll have your turkey in and out of the oven in plenty of time to finish […]

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Classic Green Bean Casserole

Classic Green Bean Casserole

| November 4, 2013 | 20 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this Classic Green Bean Casserole.  This super quick and easy dish is a standard for Thanksgiving Dinner, but it’s a perfect side dish for any meal, any time of the year.  Thank you Dorcas Reilly for inventing the Green Bean Casserole back in 1955.  Millions of us have been […]

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Mama’s Buttermilk Biscuits

Mama’s Buttermilk Biscuits

| October 28, 2013 | 173 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making these mouth watering Southern Buttermilk Biscuits.  We’re making them from scratch, just the way mama taught us years ago.  Only three ingredients are needed and we do it all by hand without using a cutter.  You can finally make biscuits you’ll be proud to serve.  Printable recipe included. […]

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Upside Down Apple Skillet Cake

Upside Down Apple Skillet Cake

| October 21, 2013 | 8 Comments

Follow easy step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this flavor filled Apple Skillet Cake… upside down.  It’ll remind you a little of a Caramel Coated Apple with it’s slightly sticky edges and caramel flavors.  We’re baking it up in our cast iron skillet and filling the kitchen with the delicious aromas of baked apples and […]

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Sausage Gravy Recipe

Sausage Gravy Recipe

| October 14, 2013 | 53 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making Sausage Gravy from scratch.  Just a few simple ingredients are all you’ll need to prepare a delicious breakfast of Sausage Gravy and Biscuits.  This quick and easy pan gravy is sure to please all the family. …   Sausage Gravy Recipe: …   NOTE:  This recipe originally […]

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Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

| October 8, 2013 | 57 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our favorite Southern Sweet Potato Pie from scratch.  We’ll show you everything, from how to make the pie crust, to how to bake the Sweet Potatoes, to how to put it all together.  Much easier to make than you might expect, and certain to bring lots of happy […]

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