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Posts Tagged: Southern Cooking

Corn Soup & Attack of the Killer Tomato Pie Recipe Test

It’s hot as blue blazes in Georgia. Last weekend the heat index was 110°. That’s just unbelievable. And, the nights? The nights have been positively wet and thick with heat. Unbearable. I remember when I was a very young girl my grandparents did not have air conditioning. It sounds so primitive doesn’t it? Yes, of… Read more »

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Scratch that Summer Itch: BBQ for Memorial Day

I am absolutely itching for summer to start. Ready for it. Want it. It’s buzzing in my brain like a hungry mosquito zeroing in for a feast on a naked expanse of skin. Warm weather, sunshine, and swimming. Porches, fishing, and laying on the grass by the river. In celebration, I’ve made some changes to… Read more »

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Summer Sunflower Celebration & Mustard Crusted Pork Loin

After the maelstrom of controversy my last post created about Julia/Julie and food writing, I think perhaps this week I need to go with soft, warm, and fuzzy. Something along the lines of sunflowers, baby lambs, and harvesting mint from a crystal clear burbling mountain stream. I still stand by what I wrote. It certainly… Read more »

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