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  • Southern-Style Tomato Pie

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    One of the saddest things about the end of summer is the end of tomatoes that are bursting with flavor. I can hardly bring myself to buy grocery store tomatoes during the off-season because they are so far removed from the real thing. We have enjoyed a great tomato season here in Charlotte and my [...]

  • Roasted Okra with Sriracha Aioli {Recipe}

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    Growing up in the south has given me quite an appreciation for some of our regional specialties including grits, greens, cornbread (my favorite recipe here), banana pudding, pimento cheese, pulled pork and okra just to name a few. Today we're going to talk about okra. What exactly is okra? Well, it's edible green seed pods that grow [...]

  • Tupelo Honey Comes to Charlotte

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    In all the visits I have made to Asheville I have never visited one of its most iconic restaurants, Tupelo Honey. The restaurant is located downtown and serves "nouveau Southern" cuisine. The lines are always crazy long so I never visited while visiting Asheville. Tupelo Honey has been expanding in recent years and now has [...]

  • Adventures in Milledgeville

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    Good morning! I'm blogging from my grandmother's screened porch. One of my all-time favorite places to be! :D We were up early yesterday morning to get on the road. I packed a bowl of banana oatmeal for the drive. Which I ended up having to shovel down in about 5 minutes because Brandon stopped for [...]