Category | Food & Drink

Barbecue is one of the ‘staples of the South’

Posted on 19 September 2012

One of the staples of living in the south, particularly in south Georgia, is the preparation, cooking, and eating of barbecue. Although the word itself, “barbecue,” can mean many things, to most people in the Southeast, it means pork. Pork cooked slowly at very low temperatures from a fire over wood or charcoal, or a […]

Try these outdoor picnic recipes

Posted on 30 May 2012

Spring is the perfect time to pack up a lunch and enjoy the outdoors with a perfect outdoor meal. Here are two great recipes from Shawn Edwards and Port City Deli in Bainbridge that are easily prepared, thrown in a bag, and ready to enjoy at the park or in the boat.

Tasty tailgating treats

Posted on 03 November 2011

Fall has finally come to southwest Georgia, and for many that means football games and tailgating parties. That is especially true for Stephen and Christy Poitevint, avid Auburn fans, who attend every game they can — and always all the home games. There is a long history of Auburn grads in Stephen’s family. It goes […]

Holiday season means lots of tasty party recipes

Posted on 03 November 2011

The holiday season brings on great memories around the table. Whether it’s your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal, most of us — right this instant — can visualize what’s on the table. Its called tradition and most families have it. Traditions in the South are strong and set. Sometime back, your momma’s, momma’s mother-in-law got the […]

Jackie’s Recipes

Posted on 18 May 2011

Garlic White Lasagna 1-1/2 pounds hot Italian sausage (casings removed) 4 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 (12-ounces) jar roasted red pepper, drained and chopped 1/2 cup dry white wine (such as Chardonnay) 1 (10 ounces) package frozen chopped spinach 1 (15 ounces) carton ricotta cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper […]

Breakfast with Chef Al

Posted on 26 January 2011

Once you’ve had breakfast with Chef Al, you’ll want to have lunch, and dinner too prepared by him—that is if you have room to eat any more. He recently prepared a special brunch for this writer at the time of the interview. It began with a delicious Belgian waffle topped with a warm sauce of […]

Prince of Pasta

Posted on 26 January 2011

Want to learn how to make your own pizza dough?

How about your own pasta such as fettuccine from hand-rolled dough and then add it to your own fettuccine carbonara?

Book Club recipes

Posted on 03 November 2010

Several of the members searched their files and came up with some recipes that have been favorites of the club over the years. They have been reproduced as submitted.

How hoecake got its name

Posted on 21 July 2010

The country home was one of humble beginnings, everyone worked in the fields on the farm to help make a living. “From sun up to sun down,” it was said of the farm folks, and some even carried their lunches to the fields as they worked these long hours. This was the beginning of special […]

Proven palate pleasing recipes

Posted on 21 July 2010

Marlene Free has agreed to share some of her favorite recipes. Collected over the years, each one has a story behind it.