Category Archives: Southern Food

You’ll Roux the Day

For the past several weeks I have attempted to make a new chicken and sausage gumbo recipe but something always seemed to preclude my making the dish.  This new recipe came from Cooks Illustrated magazine and touted a new way to make a … Continue reading

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Smokin’ Ribs

As I mentioned, I received a stove top smoker from Santa this Christmas.  Thinking about this I realize that perhaps “Santa” saw the benefit of this kitchen appliance when he realized I could now smoke small amounts of  meat, fish, … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday

George and I don’t watch much football; we follow the Chicago Bears who were abysmal this year.  But the Super Bowl is must see viewing in our house – partly for the commercials.  Normally Sunday night dinner is pretty involved as Sunday … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Menu

Happy Memorial Day!  We’re kicking off the summer season with a BBQ.  Smoked brisket, American potato salad, a green salad and for dessert, apricot sorbet. Now if only the weather would cooperate.  We’ve been planning this menu for the last … Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese

Tomorrow we are celebrating Memorial Day with a southern themed meal.  George ia smoking a brisket and I’ll make American potato salad as a side.  We are starting with an appetizer of Pimento Cheese, a staple of the south.  I … Continue reading

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