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Ground Corn 101: Cornmeal and Grits

Corn The importance of corn in the Southern diet cannot be overstated. Corn was eaten fresh in the summer, and dried and ground into meal for boiling and baking in the winter. Cornmeal has also played a major role in Northern foodways and while grits are far more popular down South, cornbread is a universally… Read more »

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Paris Cookbook Fair: Pulled Pork with BBQ Sauce

Paris Cookbook Fair 2013 Bonjour! Sending out a quick post from the Paris Cookbook Fair, Festival du Livre Culinaire from Le Carosel du Louvre. There are so many amazing, beautiful books from all over the world – France, the UK, South America, Israel, New Zealand — all over! I was thrilled to be asked to… 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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