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On Cooking Southern: May the Luck of the Irish Be with Us

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK My ice is getting dry: A typically Southern descriptive way of simultaneously making a statement of fact and implying that the...

On Cooking Southern: Let’s Hear It for the (Cookie) Girls

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK A long drink of water: Someone who’s exceedingly tall or deep or mysterious and unfathomable. LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE GIRLS It’s that...

On Cooking Southern: Perfect Pot Pies for Snowy Nights

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK As cold as a banker’s heart (on foreclosure day at the widow and orphans’ home): With all due apologies to our...

The History of Chocolate: from Cacao Pod to Creamy Bar

It’s no coincidence that February is both Heart Health Month and National Chocolate Lovers Month. After all, chocolate has been stimulating hearts and minds,...

On Cooking Southern: All You Need is Love…and Chocolate

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Up one side and down the other: Descriptive phrase pertaining to how extensively one has explored or considered a situation or...

On Cooking Southern: Celebrate February with Soul and Spirit

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Slow as molasses: Abbreviation of the expression “as slow as molasses going uphill in January”… harks back to a January 1840...

On Cooking Southern: Pigskin Pigout for Super Bowl Sunday

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK When pigs fly: Reference to a mythical moment in future time, when something that currently is not possible comes to pass…...

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: Vegetable Beef Soup and Mississippi Hills Pepper Pot

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week:  Heap: A whole lot of something, not a worn-out automobile. Usually emphatically refers to a measurement … such as a...

On Cooking Southern: Chicken and White Bean Chili and Mini Corn Muffins

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week: Jackleg: Refers to someone who is unskilled, unprofessional and probably unscrupulous performing some activity or service for which that person...