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Mahi-Mahi with Macadamia Nut Sauce

Mahi-Mahi with Macadamia Nut Sauce

| September 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

Follow our easy step-by-step, photo illustrated, instructions for making this really great Mahi-Mahi with Macadamia Nut Sauce.  We re-created this recipe for the Our State Magazine website based on a recipe from one of their 1967 magazines.  It was a time before Dolphin Fish became known as Mahi-Mahi and… back when it was bringing a […]

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Southern Chicken Salad

Southern Chicken Salad

| July 15, 2013 | 75 Comments

Follow these step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our old-fashioned, homemade Chicken Salad recipe.  We’re making it from scratch, the way mama use to make it and you’ll find it’s pretty simple and easy to do.  It’s a true southern cooking favorite that makes a great sandwich for a quick and easy meal.  Printable recipe included. … […]

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Chicken Pastry Recipe, made from scratch.

Chicken Pastry Recipe, made from scratch.

| July 8, 2013 | 188 Comments

Follow these easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making Chicken Pastry from scratch.  There’s just something about a big bowl of Chicken Pastry that soothes the soul, anytime of the year.  Whether you know it as Chicken Pastry, or as Chicken Dumplings, I think you’ll find it’s much easier to make from scratch than you might […]

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Liver and Onions Recipe

Liver and Onions Recipe

| June 17, 2013 | 89 Comments

Follow these step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for our Liver and Onions complete with a printable recipe.  I know, its an acquired taste but, it’s certainly worth giving this old southern favorite a try.  It’s quick and easy and goes great with rice or mashed potatoes. …   Liver and Onions Recipe: …   Liver and Onions […]

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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 | 311 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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Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy Recipe

Beef Tips with Rice and Gravy Recipe

| March 25, 2013 | 174 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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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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Collard Sandwich Recipe

Collard Sandwich Recipe

| January 7, 2013 | 22 Comments

A step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making a yummy Collard Sandwich.  Serve it up with some Fried Fatback and a side of Black Eyed Peas.  It’s a great way to use up any leftover collards you might have.  Wait…is it even possible to have leftover collards? …   Collard Sandwich Recipe: … Originally published January […]

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Skillet BBQ Chicken Thighs with Potatoes Recipe

Skillet BBQ Chicken Thighs with Potatoes Recipe

| December 17, 2012 | 22 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for Skillet BBQ Chicken Thighs with Potatoes Recipe.  When you need a quick and economical meal all the family will enjoy….make it chicken and potatoes.  We’re cooking it all up in one cast iron skillet so clean up is just as quick.  You can use your favorite BBQ Sauce […]

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