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Steve Gordon

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

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Baked Picnic Ham Recipe

Baked Picnic Ham Recipe

| October 29, 2012 | 117 Comments

Step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for a delicious Southern style Baked Picnic Ham. It’s not just for the holidays any longer. We’re baking up a delicious ham from a Smoked Pork Shoulder Picnic with a quick and easy recipe. Studded with cloves, topped with a brown sugar glaze and sliced pineapple as an option, your family is sure to love this any time of the year, but it’s just perfect for the holidays.

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Pan Fried Bluefish Recipe

Pan Fried Bluefish Recipe

| October 22, 2012 | 8 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for this Pan Fried Bluefish Recipe.  These saltwater fish are absolutely delicious and easy to pan fry in your cast iron skillet.  Just add a simple breading, pan fry and enjoy. …   Pan Fried Bluefish Recipe: …   To the best of my knowledge, I enjoyed Pan Fried […]

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Southern Green Beans Recipe

Southern Green Beans Recipe

| October 1, 2012 | 19 Comments

Try our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making delicious Southern Green Beans.  It’s just good old, basic Southern Cooking at it’s best, for a delicious side dish that compliments any meal.  Whether you’re using home canned beans, fresh, frozen or store bought in the can, it doesn’t get much easier than this to place another vegetable on your family table. …   […]

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Red Skin Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Red Skin Mashed Potatoes Recipe

| September 24, 2012 | 5 Comments

Step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for our delicious, creamy, red skin mashed potatoes.  We’ve got a quick and easy side dish that can be table ready in just a few minutes.  Everybody loves mashed potatoes.  These are so good, you don’t even need gravy.  It’s a perfect addition to your favorite meat dish. …   Red […]

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Boiled Peanuts Recipe

Boiled Peanuts Recipe

| September 17, 2012 | 45 Comments

Our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for Southern Boiled Peanuts.  Grab yourself an ice cold Nehi Soda and lets go to the drive-in.  They may take a few hours to complete, but the reward of popping these hot boiled peanuts in your mouth is well worth the wait.  Expect a little of the juice to drip […]

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Quick Cherry Cobbler Recipe

Quick Cherry Cobbler Recipe

| September 10, 2012 | 7 Comments

A step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for a quick and delicious Cherry Cobbler.  When you need a really quick and easy dessert, and one you can say that you made yourself, try this Quick Cherry Cobbler Recipe.  It’s sure to satisfy those sweet tooth cravings you’ve been having.  It’s also easily adaptable to various other fruits like […]

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How To Can Peach Jam Without Pectin.

How To Can Peach Jam Without Pectin.

| September 3, 2012 | 115 Comments

Enjoy the taste of fresh peaches all year long with our delicious Peach Jam recipe.  Our step-by-step photo instructions will show you just how easy it is to “save summer in a jar” with local peaches fresh from the orchard.  Spread this jam on a hot biscuit or some buttered toast and just step back […]

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Fresh Field Peas Recipe

Fresh Field Peas Recipe

| August 27, 2012 | 27 Comments

Field peas, fresh from the garden, are a great side dish to all types of meals.  There’s just a special deliciousness to anything straight out of the garden that you don’t find in canned or frozen items.  Here’s a quick and easy side dish that’s perfect for dinner through the week or…on Sunday. …   Field Peas […]

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Tomato Pie Recipe

Tomato Pie Recipe

| August 20, 2012 | 34 Comments

Fresh tomatoes in a pie crust somehow just doesn’t sound right does it?  Well, if you’ve never tried Tomato Pie, you are in for one more delicious treat.  You can use a store bought crust but we’re going to show you how to make your very own homemade pie crust from scratch that just takes […]

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Basic Pie Crust Recipe

Basic Pie Crust Recipe

| August 13, 2012 | 22 Comments

Rich, flaky, buttery tasting pie crusts made-from-scratch are easier than you think.  Great pies begin with great ingredients and there’s no reason to create a pie with anything but a homemade pie crust.  Family and friends will love it when you tell them you made the crust too.  You’ll see and taste the difference.  Put your fears aside and get ready […]

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