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A Cornbread Confession

Bread is the most basic and satisfying of foods, rightfully called “the staff of life.” While loaves, buns, rolls, baguettes and all the rest are wonderful, still I’m a Southern girl. And that means Southern-styled quick breads like biscuits and … Continue reading

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Wicked, Wicked Good…

I have a special affection for my coffee can filled with bacon drippings. I love it for the endless possibilities it represents for creating something tasty. I cook with them, infuse bourbon with them. I’ve considered using them for lip … Continue reading

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Porq-à-choux

A yummy blend of pork, apples, sage and cheddar cheese. I think I have a new canapé to trot out for the next party. I just won’t mention that secret ingredient. Can I count on your discretion? Recently I spotted … Continue reading

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Bacon-Laced Booze Bliss

Ever since my pal, Chuck (he’s about to officially acquire the hyphenated name Chuck-of-Gumbo-Pages-Fame) introduced me to bacon-infused bourbon, I’ve been itching to give it a try. I’m not much of a bourbon drinker, but he recently made me an … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks For the Food of the Gods

Since we’re West Coast transplants, we typically try to find others like ourselves who aren’t surrounded by family here and invite them over for Thanksgiving. This time we hosted Peter and Julie, an Australian couple, people we met at church … Continue reading

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