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Southern traditions continue in coastal Georgia

Most people don’t see Georgia as a vibrant tourist destination. Yet Georgia has beautiful scenic mountains, beaches, lakes and small towns; the crowds are not overwhelming and southern hospitality is abundant. The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort at Saint … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes with Lump Crab Meat and Citrus Remoulade

I had never even heard of fried green tomatoes till I came to Atlanta, Georgia! I soon found out, they are a popular appetizer in southern cuisine. The green tomatoes are tart in flavor and harder in texture, than normal … Continue reading

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Dining in Knox-Vegas

Southern Tennessee is known for down right authentic southern food – biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, BBQ and fried chicken. That is very true to an extent. You will see no shortage of Pancake Houses while driving around Gatlinburg and … Continue reading

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Pork Shoulder Confit, Wild Rice, Parsley Root Pure, Cheerwine Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Old Edwards Inn and Spa 2# pork shoulder 1 cup green salt (3/4 cup kosher1/4cup herbs processed in robocoupe) Portion pork shoulder into 4 -8 oz portions. Liberally season with green salt. Leave to rest overnight. Rinse … Continue reading

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Sprig Atlanta

Oak Grover neighborhood restaurant, Sprig Atlanta gets my vote for delicious food with a sense of purpose. During all my travels, I look out for restaurant that have a unique concept or differentiate themselves in some way or the other. With a … Continue reading

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Minny’s Caramel Cake

Last night I taught The Help (book and movie) themed cooking class at the Hal’s Kitchen cooking school in Atlanta. If you are familiar with the story, you would remember the character Minnie, who was known to be the best … Continue reading

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Chicken and Waffles y’all!

Finally gave in and tried this odd combination that has been raved about in magazine and on food shows!  (Opening episode of the Food Network‘s show Dweezil & Lisa; Travel Channel‘s show Man v. Food.) An establishment started by Shangha Hankerson, son … Continue reading

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Where to find the best grits in the south?

Grits are a favorite in the southern US. It’s mainly eaten for breakfast, similarly to porridge, although it has made its way on to the dinner plate as well. You will frequently find grits served as a side with seafood … Continue reading

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