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Steve Gordon

Award Winning Food Preservationist, Fisherman, Author of "From Mama's Big Oval Table" Cookbook, Online Contributor to Our State Magazine Newsletter.

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Squash Fritters Recipe

Squash Fritters Recipe

| June 10, 2013 | 42 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making these delicious Squash Fritters.  It’s a bit of a twist on regular fried squash and can be made as a side dish or, as an appetizer.  Just a couple of small squash will go a long way and your family will be asking you to make some […]

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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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Pulled Pork BBQ in the oven Recipe

Pulled Pork BBQ in the oven Recipe

| April 15, 2013 | 309 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making delicious Pulled Pork BBQ in your oven.  We’re using a dry rub to give the outside a bit of that crispy bark all the championship pit masters go for and, we’re including recipes for both the dry rub and our Eastern North Carolina style Barbecue Sauce.  We’re […]

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Our State Magazine April Issue Launch Party

Our State Magazine April Issue Launch Party

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our State Magazine of North Carolina kicked off its April Issue with a very special Launch Party over in Chapel Hill recently.  Taste of Southern was invited to attend and, we’d like to share some of the highlights about the event with you.  Journey with us over to Crooks Corner Restaurant and lets take a peek inside […]

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Deviled Eggs Recipe

Deviled Eggs Recipe

| April 1, 2013 | 15 Comments

Follow this step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make our Deviled Eggs.  A true Southern favorite for family get together’s, church meeting – dinner on the grounds, or any time a quick and easy appetizer is needed.  Deviled Eggs are so versatile.  Make our basic recipe, or spice it up a bit by adding some of your […]

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Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy Recipe

Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy Recipe

| March 25, 2013 | 172 Comments

Follow these easy, step-by-step, photo instructions for making our Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy Recipe.  A longtime Southern favorite, Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy is just comfort food at its best.  Mom and Pop restaurants throughout the South feature this on their menus and, now you can enjoy the same great flavors in […]

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The Lee Bros. at A Southern Season

The Lee Bros. at A Southern Season

| March 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Lee Bros. cooking class at A Southern Season in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. …   A Southern Season – Chapel Hill, North Carolina …   I recently had the great opportunity to attend a cooking class at A Southern Season located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  As expected, it turned out to be one […]

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Seven Minute Frosting Recipe

Seven Minute Frosting Recipe

| March 11, 2013 | 30 Comments

Follow the easy step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for our Seven Minute Frosting Recipe.  You’re sure to love this old fashioned frosting recipe that’s so easy to make.  It’s light, marshmallow fluffy texture is, a quick and easy change from all those butter cream frostings you’ve been making.  Leave it plain, color it or, add a […]

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Apple Butter Recipe

Apple Butter Recipe

| March 4, 2013 | 93 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for this delicious Apple Butter Recipe.  This is just another in our Canning 101 series of recipes for preserving our heritage, one jar at a time.  Apple Butter is really easy to make despite the fact that it takes a little bit of time to slow cook it to perfection.  […]

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Beaufort Stew Recipe

Beaufort Stew Recipe

| February 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for a quick and easy Beaufort Stew Recipe.  When a recipe says “just dump it all in the middle of the table when its done,” that should be enough to make you want to try it.  This recipe is easily adaptable to any size family and friends gathering you might […]

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