Southern Fried Blog at Allrecipes.com (8/2012)

Southern Fried

 
Aug. 6, 2012 12:07 pm 
Updated: Aug. 16, 2012 3:39 pm
In a room filled with heat-emanating devices, sharpened weaponry, and enough gadgets and doohickeys to put the Jetsons themselves to shame, it’s difficult NOT to learn in the kitchen.  Even opening up my highly-organized (read:  not at all organized) pantry yields certain life lessons such as… MORE
 
 
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Nashville Nosher

Home Town
Springfield, Tennessee, USA
Living In
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Member Since
Sep. 2007

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern

Hobbies
Photography, Reading Books, Wine Tasting

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About Me
I grew up on a farm in Tennessee learning how to cook what we grew in the garden. I'm definitely a Southern girl at heart and love Southern cooking. I like to say there isn't a recipe I won't try...unless it involves beets. Ha!
My favorite things to cook
Southern food! You can't go wrong with it when you cook for guests - who doesn't like macaroni and cheese? Plus, i know most of the recipes by heart, so I don't have to drag out a cookbook. It also proves the theory that enough cheese can make anything taste good.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My sister and I get together each Thanksgiving and go absolutely crazy. It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without someone making pink gravy, or potatoes turning black, or completely forgetting the squash in the oven...so I suppose I would say "Thanksgiving Mishaps" would be our tradition.
My cooking triumphs
I got my husband to enjoy salmon. Granted, we had just started dating when I made it for him and he HAD to enjoy my salmon, but I'm calling it a "W" anyway.
My cooking tragedies
Well, there were the peanut butter noodles that I made with Worschestershire sauce (note to self: just because soy sauce and Worschestershire sauce come in similarly-shaped bottles does NOT mean they are similarly-flavored.) There is also the blackened catfish that turned out more "blackened" than "catfish." My husband still teases me about that (it even made an appearance in our wedding vows!)
 
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