Ideal Articles about Delicious Food and Recipes
Holiday Recipe: Turkey vs. Ham
- The Age-old Debate: Turkey or Ham Plus, a couple of recipes for both to make the decision even tougher. When preparing to cook the holiday dinner, there always seems to be a toss-up between which kind of meat to fix—turkey or ham? Fortunately at my holiday gatherings I can expect to find turkey and ham... Read More »
Feed and Grow Your Friendly (Gut) Flora
- Feed and Grow Your Friendly (Gut) Flora By Jan Cullinane. Previously published in the 2016 Winter Issue. Tom M.’s elderly dad was treated for pneumonia. Following his hospital stay, the 95-year-old Long Islander was placed in a rehab center for additional convalescence and contracted a nasty bacterial infection, C. diff (Clostridium difficile). This bacterium produces... Read More »
Chilling Out with Seasonal Seafood
- When you hear seafood.. a fresh lineup of seasonal specialties just waiting to swim into your dinner. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium high heat...
‘Cue the Smoke Signal – Why America Goes Hog Wild for Barbeque
- Your backyard may be brimming with brews, burgers, and dogs—but call this a “barbecue” in front of a true ‘cue aficionado and you’re likely to get your butt handed to you… …Pork butt, that is. The invitation may have said “BBQ,” but flipping patties on an outdoor grill does not equal those three sacred letters.... Read More »
Cool Refreshing Summer Libations
- Cool off with these Refreshing Summer Libations
The Little Shrimp That Could
- The Little Shrimp That Could – A Tour of Low Country Cuisine By Fanny Slater. Previously published in the 2015 Summer Issue. If you’re craving a coastal bite, you’ve come to the right place. We’re dishing about all things seafood today—with a side of culture. So pull out your Southern drawl, y’all. It’s all about... Read More »
Get Your Fanny in the Kitchen
- From Cooking Demos to Catering, Cooking Star, Fanny Slater, Shares Her Love of Creative Cooking. Wilmington, NC’s Fanny Slater made it to the big time when she won Rachael Ray’s Great American Cookbook competition last May with her “Tastes Like Childhood” theme. Out of 1,000 entries from around the nation, months later, Fanny’s demonstration video... Read More »
Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere – Pumpkin Recipes
- A recent trip to Target had me leaving with a lot of things I didn’t originally plan to buy, including a bag of—drum roll—pumpkin spice M&Ms. Me being the pumpkin fan that I am couldn’t pass up the opportunity to give these treats a try, so they wound up in my cart. (And now they... Read More »
Preserving Corn and Other August Gardening Tips
- Charlie Nardozzi, Horticulturist and Leonard Perry, UVM Extension Horticulturist Preserving corn, freezing berries, and making pesto from basil, are some of the gardening activities for this month. Preserve the fresh-picked (well, almost) flavor of corn on the cob for winter meals. Cook the cobs as usual, then using a special corn scraper or a sharp... Read More »
Dining in Naples, Florida: Sea Salt
- "Classic, fresh, innovative, organic and sustainable." These are the words general manager Tanya Buchanan uses to describe Sea Salt restaurant, located on Historic Third Street South in Naples, Florida (one of the best places to retire in Florida, too). Opened in 2008 by Ingrid and Fabrizio Aielli, the restaurant aims to "blend simplicity with the very best fresh ingredients in a menu that changes daily."
It’s Fire on the Dock
- White linen, fine china and delicate floral arrangements set the scene. The low murmur of conversation and the tinny laughs of happy and lively guests spread a tinge of excitement through the restaurant. Fire blazes on the surrounding television screens. And, out comes Jimmy Crippen to host the competition.
Recipe: Corned Beef & Cabbage
- With St. Patrick's Day coming up this month, there will be all kinds of things going on throughout the nation, from parades and celebrations to what is cooked in the kitchen. Here's a classic Irish dish we found on history.com that you can whip up to embrace the taste of the holiday!
Be Creative with Super Bowl Food on Game Day
- Be Creative with Super Bowl Food on Game Day On February 2nd, 2014, Super Bowl XLVIII will take place at MetLife Stadium. The Seattle Seahawks will play the Denver Broncos, and you won’t want to miss it. As you’re planning your game day parties and gearing up for the exciting square-off, you may be concerned... Read More »
Traditional Southern Cornbread: Best Holiday Recipes
- Traditional Southern Cornbread: Best Holiday Recipes No recipe collection of any southern cook would be complete without a recipe for cornbread. Cornbread has been around for as long as its main ingredient, and Native Americans learned early in their history how to dry corn and then grind it into meal. The next logical step was... Read More »
It’s National Ice Cream Month!
- So if you are out wandering about on a hot day, or just have a hankering for some ice cream, here are a few places to get it around the South.
In The Kitchen
- My grandmother's grits were always the best. When I had grits cooked by others they did not come close to hers. They were very smooth, creamy, and full of flavor. Not gritty and tasteless. Many people have tried to get their hands on my grandmother's secret, but she always kept it close to her heart, until one day she asked me if I wanted to help her make breakfast.