Monthly Archives: April 2012

Carne picada?

If you shop at the Pascagoula Walmart, you’ll see a package of meat in the beef section labeled “carne picada.”  The name is in Spanish, but what is it really? It’s plain beef, cut in fine strips or very coarsely … Continue reading

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In search of carrot cake

I used to have a fantastic recipe for carrot cake, and unlike many recipes, mine included not only the shredded carrots, but also crushed pineapple and raisins.  I thought I had found one that closely resembled my original recipe. I … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Fudge

For years, I had heard my mother mention a candy from her youth called buttermilk fudge.  She always said it was a simple recipe, but she had been unable to find it, and the one she had used as a … Continue reading

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Southern Buffet opens in Moss Point

Southern Buffet had their Grand Opening on Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 despite being faced with some challenges in completion of their renovations.  The restrooms hadn’t been quite finished, nor had the carpet been laid in their smoking section, but overall, … Continue reading

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Paula Deen’s Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake gets “Gia-fied”!

I am married to a devout chocolaholic.  He loves chocolate.  He will do anything for more chocolate. It’s also spring time, and the honey-do list is very long this time of year too.  There are a lot of things I … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself: Buttermilk Biscuit Mix and some recipes

We all hate spending more than we have to at the grocery store.  We also hate getting things home only to discover that we should have read the label better while we were standing in the aisle.  One way to … Continue reading

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