Posts Tagged ‘Southern Food’

Lowcountry Boil

It’s Memorial Day weekend in the US. Spend time with your loved ones and remember those who sacrificed so we could spend this time together. The recipe below is a classic great for get-togethers with the framily [sic]. Heather says: Making Low Country Boil is a time honored tradition in the South. Remember how leery…

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Country Fried Steak

Heather says: I can’t remember the last time I made country fried steak for dinner. Heck, it’s been a long time since I’ve fried anything, the last frying adventure was when I made fried chicken thighs almost a year ago. -Running this site, makes it pretty easy to keep tabs on our lives. So don’t…

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Hoppin’ John

Heather says: In my corner of the south, Hoppin’ John is a traditional New Year’s dish believed to bring good luck. I’m not superstitious, but some traditions, like this one appeal to me. Every year on New Year’s Day we serve Hoppin’ John, collard greens, and cornbread. Hoppin’ John is a nice, flavorful version of…

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Peach Salsa

Heather says: Summer dreams are topped with this simple  peach salsa, well mine are anyway. I haven’t met a fish yet that doesn’t get along with the peach and jalapeno medley: catfish, salmon, halibut, mahi mahi, and tuna all work equally well, so go with your favorite.  It also works as as a condiment for grilled…

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Shrimp Etouffee, Dry Roux Variation

If you’re here for the dry roux shrimp étouffée recipe, click the print friendly button below the text. You can quickly delete extra text and pictures with just a few clicks.. I’m all about saving the printer ink. Heather says: Recently Jo-Lynne tried out my shrimp étouffée recipe and shared her results. One of her readers,…

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Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Heather says: Looking for a tomato side dish? How about one with bacon? This easy recipe for stuffed tomatoes comes together very quickly, is company worthy, can be made the night before and could even be baked in a toaster oven -I don’t have one, but I plan to remedy that. I’d like to be…

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Shrimp Étouffée

Heather says: This recipe appears complicated, but comes together a lot faster than the explanation and I should note that I screwed up and omitted half the beer and still had fantastic, oh my goodness, I need to make this again results. In fact our babysitter asked to move in with us, just to have…

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Biscuit Recipe, No Knead

Heather says: These are the simplest, pillow-soft, no-knead biscuits you’ll ever make. I’ve been wanting to try out coconut oil as a substitute for vegetable shortening in my biscuit recipe, but I haven’t been in a biscuit making mood for months. Last night I celebrated meeting a deadline by making country-fried steak and there was…

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