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The Basics: Fresh Cherries

Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Pit Fresh Cherries A thimble to a seamstress is a piping tip to a pastry chef when it comes to pitting a pound or two of bright, sweet lovelies. If you don’t have a cherry pitter, this unassuming tool can complete the task quickly. Fresh cherries are at their […]

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Good Day Alabama: Greek Pasta Salad

Spring Entertaining Pretty Party Salads {Watch the video courtesy of WBRC Fox 6} Beautiful gatherings deserve nibbles that are not only effortless to pull off but add eye-catching appeal to a table filled with your impeccable style & good taste. Greek Pasta Salad is a fine offering when company is on the way. Garden vegetables […]

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The Basics: How To Cook Pasta

Cooking Essentials How To Cook Pasta Pasta is one of those comfort foods we just can’t seem to get enough of. Spaghetti topped with a rich bolognese is a satisfying solution for a crowd-pleasing family style supper. If indulgence beckons, toss a pound of cooked elbow or cellentani with a rich mornay sauce for the […]

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The Basics: How To Make Baked Potatoes

Cooking Essentials How To Make Baked Potatoes One of my favorite side dishes as a child was a simple baked potato. A premium carrier for generous servings of butter & sour cream, it was the skin of the potato I loved most. Back then, potatoes were still baked not cooked in the microwave & what […]

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The Story Of Your Dinner: Old-Fashioned Cornbread Dressing

Holiday Entertaining The Story Of Your Dinner Pass The Cornbread Dressing, Please Traditional southern side dishes set the tone on a table of exceptional holiday meals and you had better believe cornbread dressing has a standing invitation to festive gatherings. Several distinctive characteristics keep this coveted favorite on the list each and every year. Although […]

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Southern Favorite: Fried Green Tomatoes

Southern Favorite  Fried green tomatoes have edged out as a culinary marvel in the last 20 years as a backdrop to showcase other local flavors region by region. You’ll find them on menus topped, slathered & stacked with anything from goat cheese, shrimp, blackberry preserves & pimiento cheese to pork belly, bacon & barbecue. What began […]

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The Basics: Homemade Mayonnaise

Cooking Essentials How To Make Homemade Mayonnaise Freshly prepared mayonnaise is a ritzy way to enjoy your favorite sandwiches, bread spreads, sauces & salad dressings. Take it one step further & fold into your best chicken salad or pimiento cheese recipe for unbelievably pure decadence… Good old-fashioned southern staples at their finest. The simple emulsion […]

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Spring Entertaining: Strawberry-Blue Cheese Quinoa Salad

Spring Entertaining New Ideas For Garden-Fresh Salads Pairing seasonal fruit with good-for-you vegetables makes for an exciting salad. Combining the sweet & savory gifts from the garden adds layers of big flavor & interesting textures. Top with toasty pecans & a touch of pungent blue cheese… and well, you’ve created something quite spectacular. This delicious combination can be […]

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Good Day Alabama: Pretty Easter Basket Salads

Spring Entertaining A Glorious Easter Celebration {watch the video} A tisket. A tasket. A lovely salad in an Easter basket. Spring is perhaps the most ideal time for a fresh start. It’s a delicate point of transformation & new growth. It is, without a doubt, my very favorite time of the year. As you gather with friends & […]

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Holiday Entertaining: Turkey Gravy

Holiday Entertaining Southern Favorite Cake & icing. Peas & carrots. Donnie & Marie… Turkey & gravy. Do not under any circumstances forget the gravy. Turkey Gravy makes about 2 1/2 cups Expect to have approximately 2 1/2 to 3 cups of turkey drippings.  Make up the difference with chicken broth, if necessary. 3 Tbsp butter […]

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