Daily Archives: November 24, 2010

Creamy grits with corn & andouille sausage

Grits are probably one of the more popular comfort foods in the southern portion of the United States.  Like most comfort foods, they are not real exciting on their own, but this familiar food takes the addition of corn and … Continue reading

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Leftover turkey ideas with recipes for people (and dogs!)

I know that most people haven’t even put their turkey into the oven yet.  No one has sampled the perfectly cooked beastie, and yet here I am already talking about the leftovers.  There is method to my madness. Sometimes thinking … Continue reading

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The perfect Thanksgiving

We spend days preparing for the meal, hours shopping, weeks are spent cleaning.  Then we spend hours cooking the food, putting immense amounts of love and care into each and every dish.  We want it to be perfect.  We’ve spent … Continue reading

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Holiday classics: the green bean casserole

The green bean casserole…what church supper or holiday spread would be complete without it among the dishes?  No one raves about green bean casserole, yet at a potluck or church supper, it will consistently vanish faster than most dishes.  It’s … Continue reading

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Buttermilk pie makes for a great dessert for holidays or regular days

This buttermilk pie is a real surprise, and despite my dislike of custard pies, it’s a real winner.  It also has a surprisingly lemony (although subtle) flavor, and everyone in our taste test loved both the flavor and texture of … Continue reading

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