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[16 May 2010 | No Comment | 1,366 views]
Brine, baby. Brine!

My loving man has said that my next article I write for this website should be on brining.
So we will begin with how I got involved with brining.
I have been married to my wonderful husband for 11 years come May 28th, and for 11 years I have lived with his picky eating habits. My darling husband is a beef man.
“Beef is the only meat,” he will say — time and time again.
His favorite thing to ask someone who’s eating chicken is “do you know what that is made of?” …

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[29 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 1,152 views]
Southern Cooking, Just Different

I’ve never been a huge fan of some traditional southern cooking despite being born and raised in the south.
I mean, hell, if you live north of Little Rock I think you’re a Yankee. Actually it’s worse than that; I think you’re a Yankee if you live north of me.
At any rate I know I’m supposed to love turnip greens, black-eyed peas and sweet potatoes, but they never have done much for me. Oh, sure I love sweet potato pie, but if you put a stick of butter, a cup of …