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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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Bourbon Iced Teas

We always have unsweet iced tea in the refrigerator. In the summer months we can’t seem to keep enough brewed. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may also know that we generally have bourbon on hand. Often … Continue reading

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Fried Baloney Sandwiches with Pimento and Egg

By Katherine Here’s a little breakfast beauty I made for Greg recently. We used some flax seed bread he made because it was on hand, but sourdough or a light wheat would work well too. Fried Baloney Sandwiches with Pimento … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Pecan Pie Cookies

These were a huge hit at Katherine’s work party. The recipe is adapted from the 2014 Christmas with Southern Living book. The original calls for pecans in the crust and we were running low. A bit of bourbon in the … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Brown Sugar and Pecan Streusel

This is a classic way to make sweet potatoes sing. It’s an easy dish to prepare a day or two before and reheat while the turkey rests. Sweet Potato Casserole 2 1/12 pounds sweet potatoes 1 egg 1 tbsp molasses … Continue reading

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