Saturday, September 26, 2020

Laurie Triplette

On Cooking Southern: Beat Summertime Heat With Stick Food

*This story originally ran on HottyToddy.com June 30, 2017. SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK To love on: The action of being lovey-dovey with another person, including physical...

On Cooking Southern: Can It Be Christmas without the Candied Cherries?

SOUHERNISM OF THE WEEK Smart Cookie: A person whose intelligence is notably outstanding. Never to be mistaken for someone who has behaved stupidly and is...

On Cooking Southern: It's That Happy-in-Your-Cups Time of Year

                    Editor's note: This article first ran on HottyToddy.com in December 2014. Southernism of the Week: Been in the ignorant oil (OR looks like he was sent...

On Cooking Southern: Let's Celebrate Our Foreign Food Roots

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Sweet as pie: A descriptive term referring to a person with a pleasant nature. A high compliment when conferred by a...

On Cooking Southern: A Groggy Night Inspires End-Of-Summer Cocktails

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Tom and Jerry: A grog of powdered sugar, beaten egg yolks and whites, whiskey and hot milk, seasoned with nutmeg. Dates...

On Cooking Southern: Beat Summertime Heat With Stick Food

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK To love on: The action of being lovey-dovey with another person, including physical petting, hugging, kissing and making generally mushy-sounding small...

On Cooking Southern: Spring Teatime Offers Treats Even A Manly Man Will Like

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK I’m losing my religion: Some extreme situation or person has provoked the speaker almost to the point of no return, beyond...

Yac’s 2017 Miss-I-Sippin’ Beerfest Was Hoppin’ With Fun

By Laurie Triplette The air in Oxford was heady with hops last weekend when the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council hosted its ninth annual Miss-i-sippin’...

On Cooking Southern: Shake Up St. Paddy’s With Fried Green Tomato Stacks

IRISH SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Lose an hour in the morning and you’ll be looking for it all day: A late start puts a person...

On Cooking Southern: Let The Good Times Roll All Year Long

CAJUN SOUTHERNISMS OF THE (MARDI GRAS) WEEK Bonne Chance (pronounced bone shahnz): Good luck. Lache pas la patate (pronounced Losh pa la pa tot): “Don’t let...

On Cooking Southern: Share The Love Every Day This Week With Chocolate (A Girl’s Really Truly Very Best Friend)

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK About as useful as a chocolate chisel in a diamond mine: Might not be able to carve out any diamonds, but...

On Cooking Southern: Brew Up A SUPER Bowl Party With These Eats

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Triflin’: Wasting everybody’s time by not living up to innate potential due to lack of focus, inattention to detail, or just...

On Cooking Southern: Ready For A Menu Change? Standing Rib Roast Is Always Prime

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Stiff-necked: A person who’s stubborn and unyielding in a belief or action, who’s just about got their knickers inappropriately in a...

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Food & Drink: What’s Hot and What’s Not in 2015

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com We’re almost a month into the New Year and certain changes in American food preferences are becoming apparent. Still putting bacon into everything...

On Cooking Southern: St. Paddy's Day

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week Stem-winder: A person who’s liable to give a rousing speech or effective recap of a situation; also someone or a...

On Cooking Southern: Pickles to Fry For

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week: Well fry me a fritter and call me done: Nonsensical expletive referring to a situation or occasion that’s beyond one’s...

Olive Oil, Part 2: Demystifying the Grades of Olive Oil

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com In this four-part series, food writer Laurie Triplette focues on demystifying olive oil, which has been a darling of the American food world...