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North and South: Massachusetts Maple Syrup and Georgia Cornmeal Pancakes

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Maple Syrup Take a look at that glorious view up in the hilltowns of Western Massachusetts. Spring seems nearly finished in Atlanta, but it’s still winter in much of the country. New England has had a long, powerful winter. This past week I paid a quick visit up North and was able to experience something… Read more »

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How to Make Biscuits: Baking Secrets and Five Recipes

What’s The Secret to a Perfect Biscuit? I’ve been asked quite a bit about biscuits these past few months. Folks pull me aside at book-signings. As I am spending the summer in New England, random folks hear my accent and ask about Southern biscuits. People reach out on Twitter and Facebook. I also get at… Read more »

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Easter Dinner: April “Country Living” on the Stands!

  Wow. That’s all I have to say. Well, that’s not true. I also have to say thank you. Lots and lots of thank yous. Many thanks to Country Living Magazine and Monica Willis (no relation!) for asking me to be a part of this special issue. I am so grateful to Jona and the… Read more »

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Bon Appétit, Y’all in Paris! Fried Chicken, Grits & Greens, and Biscuits

I’m in Paris at the Paris Cookbook Fair — and, that would be Paris, France, not Paris, Texas! It’s been crazy. I’ve been interviewed by Japanese television and there are so many different cultures represented I feel like I am at some sort of culinary United Nations. Yesterday I did a demonstration in the International… Read more »

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