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Mashed Potato Pancakes

Leftover mashed potatoes usually don’t last long in our house. This year though we had a either a surprising amount of willpower or an extra large batch. We were inspired by this recipe over at Just A Taste. We had … Continue reading

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My Brief, Winning Foray Into “Redneck” Cooking

By Katherine My food isn’t always popular among my coworkers. For every hit, like biscotti, there has been a colossal miss — the muffin that broke an attorney’s fork and the polenta disks with baked ham and homemade pepper jam … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Steakhouse Favorites

Have you been to your favorite steakhouse lately? Bet your wallet is still smarting! Here’s a way to splurge, and we do mean splurge, at home. Hearts of Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon Peppercorn-Crusted Steaks with Onion Rings Mashed … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Cafeteria Style

Grab a tray. Load up your plate. It’s down home, cafeteria style eating today. You might want to pace yourself or loosen the belt. Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Macaroni and Cheese Anna’s Turnip Greens Blueberry Cobbler

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Spinach and Ricotta Fritters

Quite often, we seem to be on the same wavelength with Karen over at Back Road Journal. The day eggplant parm was on the menu at our house, low and behold she posted her version. Ditto with a light tomato … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes

By Katherine My mother made these just for her and dad growing up. Like the okra and even sometimes biscuits, us kids wouldn’t eat them. We sure were ungrateful. I’m not sure how mom made them, other than to say … Continue reading

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Lucky black-eyed pea cakes

There’s an old Chinese proverb that eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day will bring one luck in the new year. Oh wait, it’s a Southern thing. Black-eyed pea cakes 4 cups cooked black-eyed peas 2 minced serrano chiles 6 … Continue reading

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