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Sawmill Gravy

Sawmill Gravy

Sawmill Gravy I have awakened in the middle of the night, craving sausage gravy. Fortunately, there is an all-night diner close to where I live. Sawmill gravy, or sausage gravy, originated in the logging camps and sawmills of 1800 Appalachia. It’s still very much a […]

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

The Culture of “Q” There are a lot of places in this country that claim their barbecue is the best there is. Texas and Kansas City come to mind. Alabama even has it’s own style of barbecue. For me though the only barbecue worth considering […]

Instant Pot Corn Chowder

Instant Pot Corn Chowder

Instant Pot Corn Chowder This is a great time of year for warm and inviting soups and stews. This Instant Pot corn chowder has it all. It’s a great combination of aromatic vegetables, crispy bacon and tender potatoes. A comfort dish at it’s finest. This […]

New Year’s Eve Snacks

New Year’s Eve Snacks

Criteria for New Year’s Eve Snacks Another year has come and gone! It’s really hard to believe. It seems to me I just put away Christmas decorations from last year. If you like to ring in the new year with a bang, you’ve come to […]

Roasted Quail

Roasted Quail

Roasted Quail with Wild Rice Stuffing and Blackberry Reduction   My grandfather was a member of The Audubon Society way back in the day. He loved birds, but he was also an avid quail hunter. I learned to love quail from him and my dad. […]

The Best Mashed Potatoes

The Best Mashed Potatoes

The Best Mashed Potatoes   Mashed potatoes are the bomb! I mean they go with everything, and who doesn’t like all that smooth and rich deliciousness. I even prefer mashed potatoes with my steak. The best mashed potatoes are a relatively easy dish to make. […]