Tag Archives: ham

Surviving the holidays…

Obviously, we have all survived Easter and the big feast thing.  Otherwise, we’d not be sharing this post with everyone! So how was Easter dinner? Great.  The menu was impressive–a baked Smithfield ham (reduced sodium no less!) was the crowning … Continue reading

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New Years Day and what we’re really eating

It’s New Year’s Day, and while a lot is written about lucky foods and whatnot, what are people REALLY eating today? I can’t answer that question for the world, or even the Gulf Coast, but I can tell you what … Continue reading

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Sweet potato and ham spoon bread

Spoon bread is a completely Southern dish, so what could be more “traditional” on the Gulf Coast?   It combines two of Southern foods’ favorite ingredients: sweet potatoes and ham.  Unlike most breads, spoon bread is not sliced and eaten, but … Continue reading

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