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Bourbon Lemonade

southern favorite: blueberry-basil bourbon lemonade

Blueberry-Basil Lemonade with Bourbon makes 2 muddle a handful of fresh blueberries & 2 basil sprigs in a cocktail shaker add 1/2 cup good bourbon & lemonade… shake it up real good pour over ice in tall glasses & top w/ additional lemonade {add the blueberries & basil to the glasses which is my preference […]

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How To Make Fried Tomatoes By Rebecca Gordon TV Cooking Personality Buttermilk Lipstick Southern Recipe Classic Old Fashioned cornmeal Old Bay rebeccagordon buttermilklipstick tailgate party food

The Basics: Fried Green Tomatoes

Cooking Essentials Fried Green Tomatoes Sultry summer superstars ready for their debut with a classic hot oil treatment. Fried green tomatoes have long been a summer treat. This recipe uses basic pantry staples much like your grandmother would have made them. Frying the coated tomatoes in a well seasoned cast iron skillet further enhances the […]

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lady peas

what to do with fresh lady peas… {right this minute}

you see them at your local farm stand… go ahead & pick some up the 411 a little baby {field} pea more tender & sweet than others in the fam such as black-eyed, pink-eyed & crowders {you can sub these in a pinch} how to cook 1.) 3 cups lady peas 2.) boiling, salted water […]

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chocolate thumbprint cookies

milk & cookies: chocolate thumbprint cookies

these aren’t too sweet & you should know that going in… making them ideal served w/ juicy gossip the basics the recipe Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies Makes 5 dozen Total time: 1 hr or so 1 cup softened butter 1 cup powdered sugar 2 cups ap flour 1/2 cup finely ground toasted pecans 1/4 tsp table […]

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Hot Sauce Deviled Eggs By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-in-Chief Pastry Chef Birmingham Alabama Food Stylist Tailgating Expert Southern Hostess Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host Raycom News Network WBRC Fox 6 Cooking Lessons Original Recipes Party Ideas Food Crafts Recipe Development How To Boil Eggs How To Peel Hard Cooked Eggs

Southern Favorite: Hot Sauce Deviled Eggs

Southern Favorite Deviled eggs are a gem any time of the year. Serve them with summer barbecue, chicken salad & crackers or with a pimiento cheese sandwich for a tasty lunch. This recipe can be prepared quickly without much thought. Give them a try as I’m sure you’ll like them a bunch. Hot Sauce Deviled […]

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simple entertaining: sparkling strawberry-lemonade sangria

Sparkling Strawberry-Lemonade Sangria 2 (16-oz) packages fresh strawberries, hulled and divided 1/4 cup sugar 1 (89-oz) container chilled lemonade 1 (750-ml) bottle Prosecco, chilled 2 lemons thinly sliced 4 cups ice, divided Pulse half of the strawberries with the sugar in a food processor until smooth. Slice remaining strawberries & set aside. Stir together lemonade, […]

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Butter Pecan Shortbread

milk & cookies: wedding cookies

think showers & such… it’s that time the basics the recipe Wedding Cookies Makes 5 dozen Total time: 1 hr or so {pantry staples make these slightly more dangerous than 5-ingredient trouble} 1 cup softened butter 1 cup powdered sugar 2 cups ap flour 1/2 cup finely ground toasted pecans 1/4 tsp table salt 2 […]

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it’s my pleasure to introduce you to… Hannah B Slaughter

i couldn’t very well share a recipe for super-moist cornbread w/out offering full access to an expert in cast iron care it’s my pleasure to introduce you to… Hannah B Slaughter I’ll bring the sparkle. Hannah B is a graphic designer for HGTV & DIY of Scripps Networks Interactive who loves taking something old & […]

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football saturday’s: homemade salsa

Tailgate Fan Fare How To Create A Mexican Fiesta… In Your Mouth Fresh tomatoes, onion & garlic liven up the party in an instant. This recipe makes a large batch so plan to dance the night away after the big win. Homemade Salsa makes enough to feed a crowd A handful of cilantro leaves 1 […]

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James T Farmer salad

recipe swap with James T Farmer III: scallop & pear salad

Scallop & Pear Salad from  James T Farmer’s latest cookbook, A Time To Cook {featuring photography by Helen Norman} recipe swap James T Farmer III Scallop & Pear Salad Serves 3 to 4 I have a dear friend, a Montgomery Mama, as she’s known, who is a lovely lady and marvelous cook. Business led me […]

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