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Basic homemade strawberry jam - you can't buy flavor like this from the store.
Freshly squeezed homemade pink lemonade.
Vanilla bean old fashioned - Vanilla beans and orange peel are combined with bourbon for a new take on this classic drink.
Elegant and buttery French vanilla-bean sable' cookies.
Potato soup - russet potatoes are slowly simmered with an entire head of garlic for this tasty, rich and creamy soup.
Got leftover corned beef and cabbage? Don't throw it out, make egg rolls!
Pork ribs are marinated overnight in Guinness beer, then grilled and basted with a glaze of honey, soy sauce, garlic, and black pepper.
Bourbon glazed corned beef - Southern take an Irish classic.
Bang Bang Shrimp - shrimp is double batter in a mixture of panko bread crumbs and flour, fried until golden brown, and served with a creamy and spicy chili garlic sauce.
Barbecue Pulled Pork Nachos - tangy, sweet pulled pork drizzled with a spicy, creamy cheddar cheese sauce served over toasted tortilla chips.
Tamale Pie - This slow cooker version tastes like an actual tamale but without all the work.
A Southern spin on an old favorite - Butterbean Hummus.
Look forward to coming home to this after a hard day at work- hearty slow cooker jambalaya with diced chicken, sausage, and shrimp.
Flu Chaser Soup - post-holiday season leave you feeling run down? Nurse yourself back to health with a bowl of this spicy chicken soup!
Potica - also known as Slovenian Nut Roll - is a traditional holiday pastry made out of sweet yeast bread and filled with sugar and walnuts.
Cheesy Potato Bake - roasted red potatoes, three kinds of cheese, topped with a golden buttery Panko breadcrumb topping.
Turnip green pesto with cornbread crostini. You'll never know it's not basil.
Comfort food at its most basic - warm and hearty vegetable beef soup.
Do you know what a pepita is? I didn't until I made this bread - Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread
Marinated in Bourbon overnight, this Bourbon chicken teriyaki is tender, sticky, and oh so yummy.
Looking for ways to use the last of that fresh basil in your garden? Try Basil Pesto Muffins.
Why should you include a whole pecan in the pot when cooking turnip greens? It's not for good luck.
Ham and cheddar corn chowder - a thick and hearty fall meal.
Seen the movie "The Help?" The not so "terrible awful" chocolate pie. Don't worry, suprise "secret" ingredient not included.
The Southerner's popcorn - sliced okra breaded and fried until golden brown.
Real pimento cheese does not come in a plastic container. This homemade version has smoked cheddar, bacon, and chipotle peppers.
Homemade buttermilk biscuits like mama used to make.
Southern sweet tea - the lifeblood of the South. First post in a series on Southern cooking. Come on in and sit a spell.
Homemade mini corndogs - dipped in a slightly sweet cornmeal batter and fried until golden brown and crunchy. Bet you can't eat just one.
Zucchini patties fried to a golden brown and served with a cool and creamy dill dipping sauce.
Garden fresh salsa - tomatoes, onion, and cilantro with a spicy kick from a jalapeno pepper.
Yummy dry rubbed smoked chicken quarters. Crispy smoky skin, juicy and delicious on the inside, and tastes of summer.
BLT Wedge Salad - crispy iceberg lettuce wedge drenched in creamy buttermilk bleu cheese dressing and topped with fresh diced tomatoes and bacon. Refreshing and oh so satisfying.
Bluebarb Pie - tangy rhubarb, juicy blueberries all baked in a golden, flaky crust.