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Cajun File’ Gumbo. You’re Gonna Love This Gumbo

This is my favorite gumbo recipe, Cajun style. I borrow heavily from Paul Prudhomme’s style, but this is my personal recipe. I hope your friends and family love it as much as mine do. To find all my videos, and … Continue reading

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Extreme Cast Iron Clean and Restore: Guest Post by Mark L. Hammond

Extreme (?) cast iron restore. My father asked me to restore a Griswold griddle & a Lodge pan for him. They had been stored in an exterior building (shed) for many years. This was the most extreme ci restore that … Continue reading

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French Vidalia Onion Soup

French onion soup is a comfort food, but when Vidalias are in season, it kicks it up to a whole other level.   The sweetness of the Vidalia onions means no wine is needed, but you can add it if … Continue reading

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Low Country Shrimp and Grits

There are hundreds of recipes for Shrimp and Grits, each claiming to be “authentic.” I found the original recipe years ago in one of those church fundraiser cookbooks, contributed by the wife (or maybe mother) of former Georgia Governor Carl … Continue reading

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Grandma Velma’s Old Fashioned Southern Fried Corn

I grew up around women who cooked – – I mean real cooking, all from scratch.  When Fred and I married, we lived for a short time next door to his Grandma Velma.  What a learning experience.  She taught me … Continue reading

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Cooking in Cast Iron: Milk Gravy

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