Southern Squash Casserole

  My mother, Charlotte, makes the best squash casserole, and no matter how I try, mine is never as delicious as hers. It is always a favorite, and a dish that is comfort food to me. Whether at a church social, a holiday gathering, a family dinner, or to share with a friend in a…

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Pandemic Pepper Jelly

When anyone asks how I’m doing with the self isolation these days, my come back is that I’m putting the 19 in COVID-19. Pounds that is! I have literally eaten more carbs in one month than I’ve eaten all year. Mainly due to my husband being under stress with his medical job, and me noticing…

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Gumbo Z’ Herbs or Green Gumbo

  Southerners love their greens. A time honored tradition, greens have held an important role for well over a century and there is no other vegetable that is so unique to the region. Greens do not form a compact head, and therefore I am referring to mostly kale, collards, turnips, spinach, mustard, even dandelion. I…

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#FFFSW Recipe: Kevin Gillespie’s Framish Pie

  With a last name that spells pie, I’m certain that Chef Gillespie’s Framish Pie will be a big hit when served at the Food Film Festival South Walton. A 3-day event on April 8-10, patrons along 30-A will be tasting a variety of cuisines while watching food films sponsored byThe Local Palate. Framish Pie, A French…

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