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Boston Cream Pie

If you read my memoir piece, What She Left Us, this infamous sweet treat will be familiar to you. This recipe from The New Doubleday Cookbook is not as complicated as its history and miraculous rediscovery, which I am grateful for. Boston Cream Pie Approximately 16 servings Basic Three Egg Butter Cake 2 cups sifted cake flour 2 teaspoons baking… Read More Boston Cream Pie

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Redneck Caviar

Growing up, my dad always made sure to cook me and my brother breakfast in the mornings before school. Sometimes it was homemade pancakes or waffles, sometimes it was French toast or breakfast burritos. Our favorite, ever since we were little kids, was grits and eggs. The recipe varied from time to time. Occasionally a… Read More Redneck Caviar

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Wintertime Beef Barley Soup

A notorious dish for a cold winter day, Beef Barley Soup provides its eaters with a great source of protein and vegetables, all while helping warm them up.  Ignore the simplicities of your standard Campbells Chicken Noodle Soup, where we simply add water, this recipe requires a fair amount of time.  Furthermore, regardless of how… Read More Wintertime Beef Barley Soup

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Not My Grandma’s Grits

What exactly are grits? To Northerners, they are a bland porridge southerners eat. To Southerners, they are the perfect side to every meal. Got leftover shrimp? Add some grits. Have chicken left from last night’s dinner? Throw it in some grits. Forgot to buy dinner rolls? Just use grits. To the majority of Southerners, grits… Read More Not My Grandma’s Grits

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Wild Game Stuffed Peppers

Wild Game Stuffed Peppers I’ve recently become fascinated by the horrors of large meat industries, and after watching several mind-blowing documentaries on Netflix, I have decided that I only want to eat meat when I know exactly where it came from and when. Unfortunately, since most of the food in grocery stores come from large… Read More Wild Game Stuffed Peppers