Tag Archives: Savor the South

Fruit

  It has so happened in all ages of the world that some have labored, and others have, without labor, enjoyed a large proportion of the fruits. Abraham Lincoln It’s easy to see how the wild and cultivated sweet produce … Continue reading

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Savor the South–Chicken

I don’t know which is more discouraging, literature or chickens. –E.B. White For the farmer/essayist, chickens may be frustrating, but for the cook, chickens are a wonderful culinary canvas for flavor and cooking technique. As with all the books in … Continue reading

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Savor the South–Bacon

A pig resembles a saint in that he is more honored after death than during his lifetime. Irma S. Rombauer With great restraint, UNC Press has resisted adding Bacon to its Savor the South series until the fourth year. I would have … Continue reading

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Savor the South–Barbecue

“Grilling, broiling, barbecuing – whatever you want to call it – is an art, not just a matter of building a pyre and throwing on a piece of meat as a sacrifice to the gods of the stomach.” –James Beard … Continue reading

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Savor the South–Greens

Nothing rekindles my spirits, gives comfort to my heart and mind, more than a visit to Mississippi… and to be regaled as I often have been, with a platter of fried chicken, field peas, collard greens, fresh corn on the … Continue reading

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Savor the South–Sunday Dinner

Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody. –Samuel Pepys These days we can’t seem to manage dinner during the week, and the notion of Sunday dinner–a gathering of family and friends over a traditional meal, every … Continue reading

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Savor the South–Beans & Field Peas

There will be no beans in the Almost Perfect State –Don Marquis So, how do we feel about beans? I’d say ambivalent at best. We’re happy to see them among the macaroni salad and hot dogs, but no one craves beans. … Continue reading

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