We’re been hearing about an outlaw wreaking havoc along the Southern coast. He goes by lionfish, a spiny invasive species that is threatening the ecosystem of the Gulf. Voracious eaters, they’ve flooded local waters in recent years, competing at the feed trough with native snapper and grouper. Various seafood coalitions are doing battle with the fish with trap, cage, stun gun, […]
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Seven reasons why Southern cooks worth their salt should master Homemade Mayonnaise.
Small-town girl moves to New York City, learns to cook, and then moves home to Kinston, North Carolina, to open Chef & the Farmer. Fast forward eight years later. Her PBS show, A Chef’s Life, wins a Peabody Award, shining a light on rural eastern North Carolina.
Today’s Community Cookbook: Tea-Time at the Masters (Copyright 1977 by The Junior League of Augusta, GA; Printed by Hart Graphics, Austin, TX) Our twelfth edition printing (1991) of this popular community cookbook boasts a banged-up green plastic spine from the previous owner, who also penned an X-marks-the-spot asterisk in the margin next to the recipe for Ha’Penny Snacks, a favorite […]
Today’s Community Cookbook: The Southern Foodways Alliance Community Cookbook (Copyright 2010; Edited by Sara Roahen and John T. Edge; The University of Georgia Press, Athens & London) The good folks of SFA, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at The University of Mississippi, sought out contributions from their tribe of chefs, cooks, writers, historians, and […]
Today’s Community Cookbook: The Gasparilla Cookbook (Copyright 1961 by The Junior League of Tampa; Hillsboro Printing & Lithograph Co., Tampa, FL) A Tampa cocktail party, circa 1961. On the buffet: Mrs. J. Brown Farrior’s Shrimp Roundelays, Mrs. Arthur D. Brown’s Fondue Neufchateloise, and Mrs. Eckford Hodgson’s Rancho Aubrey Bean Dip. To drink? Dr. William Moore’s Artillery Punch (1 quart each […]