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Peach Shortcakes

This right here is why we don’t often have dessert in our household. It tastes too good, goes too fast and leaves us in a sugar stupor. But summer is long and peach season is all too short… Peach Shortcakes … Continue reading

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Horseradish Rubbed Grilled Green Tomatoes

Fresh green tomatoes are hard to get since every one equals one less red juicy tomato. But when there is a lot of rain perhaps some of the first crop might begin to develop black spots on the bottoms. Picking … Continue reading

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Bacon is the Man

This recipe will appeal to anyone who dips their bacon in the maple syrup. Or enjoys bacon, sugar and nuts. Basically anyone who loves breakfast food. Pecan Maple Bacon Candied Sweet Potatoes 2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and sliced 1/4″ … Continue reading

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Pecan Chicken on a Bed of Swiss Chard

This recipe makes use of fresh Swiss chard. If it is not in season yet then wait. Swiss chard is similar in taste to spinach but tougher like kale. The stems need to be cooked longer than the leaves and … Continue reading

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Asian Fusion Slaw

This recipe works well as a side for barbecue or stir fry. The flavors of the raw cabbage and Asian ingredients really work well. Chopped peanuts or cilantro can be added as well. Asian Coleslaw 1 small green cabbage cored … Continue reading

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Crawfish Mac-n-Cheese

This is a great way to use up some leftover crawfish meat from a boil. Any mix of cheese can be used, but equal parts swiss, mozzarella and cheddar work best. Baked Crawfish Macaroni 5 tbsp butter 1/3 cup flour … Continue reading

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Crawfish Boil

Since we are so close to Louisiana, every spring means crawfish season is open. Nothing is more traditional than a good old fashioned crawfish boil. So boil up a big pot of water, break out the old bay and get … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Pass the Grits, Easy on Bourbon

We thought about appetizers and sides, heck even a sazerac, for this week’s meal. But once you eat a bowl of etouffee it can be pretty hard to not go back for seconds, much less save room for dessert. Don’t … Continue reading

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Mashed Black-Eyed Peas

This recipe was inspired by a dish at one of our favorite new restaurants. They always have a great spin on classic Southern ingredients like the humble black-eyed pea. If you haven’t cooked with them before here’s something to know, … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: S is for Sorghum

We know those of you living outside the Southern U.S. may not be too familiar with sorghum. (Go ahead and Google it, we’ll wait.) But we also know the world is getting smaller and we figure if we can find … Continue reading

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