Category Archives: South

Perfect, lustrous Deep South Cajun Gumbo – a life-draining ordeal

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A repost: A genuine Cajun gumbo recipe that may leave you in tears from exhaustion – followed by tears of exultation when you eat it. Like most masterpieces, it takes a lot of work. Suffer… then enjoy!

Two years of recipes – your top sixteen favorites!

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Your top 16 favorite recipes from the last 2 1/4 years based on page views – from super simple to exhausting and grueling – and all of them on a rarefied, exalted plane of ultra-deliciousness. Dig in!

Whelk fritters, and remembering Sapelo Island

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Remembering the vanishing Eden of Sapelo Island, Georgia, my all-time favorite photograph, and tender and delicious whelk fritters. What else? Oh, a tip of the hat to the Park Street Grille…

Ode to “The Rah Bar” and its Low Country Boil

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A great Low Country Boil Recipe from our favorite Jekyll Island restaurant, The “Rah Bar,” and a memorable conversation with our “Rah” Bar neighbors, two truckers with some special reactions to a couple of guys wearing elbow patches.

Spatchcocked game hens… and notes from the Boeuf Prairie Farm

(photo by Foodista, from Flickr, Creative Commons license)

Jack Dailey, a former student from my teaching days, checks in with Part 1 of the story of his family farm in Louisiana, and he sends us a killer recipe for spatchcocked Cornish game hens, which taste much better once you know what “spatchcocked” actually means.