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Breaded Sole on Crispy Kale

This is a good way to use some leftover ham. Bacon is the natural substitute. Any firm flesh white fish will work, but the oilier ones crisp the breading better. Breaded Sole and Crispy Kale 1/2-1 lb Sole filet 1 … Continue reading

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So long to the South

By Katherine Greg and I have spent most of this year in different time zones. We didn’t plan to be apart so long, but it turns out moving cross country (which we’d done twice before) is a lot harder when you’re selling … Continue reading

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Testing a Camera and Sorghum Brussels Sprouts

The above photo and all the photos in this post were taken with the new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  To truly test the camera I used it in pro mode adjusting the exposure, focus, and white balance manually and also … Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese Spread

The secret to this Southern staple is a mix of different cheddar cheeses. Pimento Cheese 8 oz extra sharp orange cheddar shredded 8 oz mild English cheddar shredded 4 oz sharp Vermont white cheddar shredded 8 oz Neufchatel cream cheese … Continue reading

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Duck Gumbo

Use wild duck for this if possible. If using farm raised then do not use any butter in the roux and measure the amount of fat to 1/2 cup after browning the breast meat in a small amount of bacon … Continue reading

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Mint Julep

Bourbon has been on super sale at one of our favorite liquor stores and our mint plants are already beginning to take off. We think this might be our drink of the summer. But no we don’t plan to buy … Continue reading

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Grit Cakes with Spicy Cheese Sauce

Here is another way to use grits. Any sauce can be poured over the cakes and they work as well as polenta with most meats. Of course a heavy cheese sauce is always a good way to go. Grit Cakes … Continue reading

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