Category Archives: Southern

At my house

I’m a really good cook, not a fancy cook.  I can be very creative at cooking.  I write about food, cooking, and recipes, and have done so for years now. That doesn’t mean that every meal is a gourmet experience … Continue reading

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New books, summer, and me

I have been one busy person the past few months.  Unfortunately, things like this blog have been neglected in the meantime.  Good intentions don’t create real blog posts! So here’s what’s been happening. First, there was a “preview” book released … Continue reading

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McCormick’s Gourmet: Bourbon Spiced Pork

  I saw something new in the grocery aisle the other day, and I thought I’d try it.  It’s unusual for me to try things like this, as I’m fairly adept at using spices to season things without purchasing a … Continue reading

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Poverty recipes

Poverty recipes…it sounds dreadful, but they aren’t.  They are often delicious, as well as often are comfort foods.  What they are is the foods we can make when our budgets have gone from merely sobbing after a trip to the … Continue reading

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Farmageddon–the movie

Food safety is a hot topic these days.  Even hotter is the seat of the small family farm, especially if they are truck farmers, dairies, or a diversified farm.  It seems that they are literally under attack from various government … Continue reading

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Budget wise white sauce

Once upon a time, every good cook frequently made white sauce.  That was in the days before canned goods had the variety and safety they do today.  While canned goods are tastier and safer than ever, they are also becoming … 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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