Tag: Southern food

Grits, Fried Chicken and Gospel Brunch – Chef David Lawrence Discusses Life at “1300 on Fillmore”

Grits, Fried Chicken and Gospel Brunch – Chef David Lawrence Discusses Life at “1300 on Fillmore”

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd interviews Chef David Lawrence about his restaurant “1300 on Fillmore” which is known for fabulous grits, fried chicken and a lively Sunday Gospel brunch.

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Chef Edward Lee Adds Korean Spice To Southern Comfort Food

Chef Edward Lee Adds Korean Spice To Southern Comfort Food

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Edward Lee’s culinary education spans the multi-ethnic immigrant neighborhood of Brooklyn where he grew up to his Korean grandmother’s kitchen. His cookbook showcases recipes like lamb braised with soy sauce served over grits and Korean fried chicken.

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A ‘Charleston Kitchen’ Full Of Foraged And Forgotten Foods

A ‘Charleston Kitchen’ Full Of Foraged And Forgotten Foods

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Lee brothers, Matt and Ted, have written two cookbooks about Southern cuisine, but now they’ve turned their attention to a more specific region: Charleston, the city they grew up in. Their new book contains recipes and stories from a seafood-centric community with a rich culinary history.

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New Year’s Buckeyes

New Year’s Buckeyes

| December 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon’s New Year’s tradition: choose your lucky food! This year it’s Buckeyes, the favorite Southern candy made with simple ingredients like peanut butter and chocolate.

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Book Review: The Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry Cooking

Book Review: The Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry Cooking

| July 26, 2010 | 1 Comment

Award-winning author, Joseph Dabney, has done it again with new book The Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry Cooking. This week, Megan Gordon reviews the book and provides her summery spin on a Southern recipe for Plantation Punch.

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Hummingbird Cupcakes

Hummingbird Cupcakes

| May 10, 2010 | 2 Comments

While no one seems to be exactly sure about the origin of the Hummingbird Cake, one thing is for sure: it’s making a comeback, it’s easy, and knowing how to make the perfect cream cheese frosting is one of those life skills that ranks right up there with changing a flat-tire. Here’s a no-fail recipe for this delightful Southern dessert.

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Country Ham ‘n All the Fixins

Country Ham ‘n All the Fixins

| February 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

My dad grew up in West Virginia, and is a true lover of good ‘ol Southern food. Biscuits and gravy, slow-smoked ribs, fried chicken, creamy potato salad, braised greens, key lime pie, and country ham with red-eye gravy. Now, I’ve been hearing about country ham for a good long while, but having grown up in […]

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A Moving Feast

A Moving Feast

| September 17, 2007 | 5 Comments

I flew to North Carolina last week for my grandmother’s funeral. She was 87 and she couldn’t do anything for herself by the time she died. A woman named Tonya would come by the house every day, and later the nursing home, and feed her and bathe her and turn on Andy Griffith for her […]

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