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cranberries-with-orange-zest-and-port

Cranberries with Orange Zest and Port

This unusual method for cooking cranberries produces a not-too-sweet sauce with chunky whole berries. The flavorings are very English and...

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chicken-stock

Chicken Stock

A good stock is meant to support—not overwhelm—the flavor of a soup’s primary ingredient, especially a delicate one like English peas or ...

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braised-beef-short-ribs

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Miss Lewis was quoted once as saying, “I figured out a long time ago that beef has no flavor.” And while it’s true that she rarely cooks ...

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an-assembly-of-southern-greens-cooked-in-pork-stock

An Assembly of Southern Greens Cooked in Pork Stock

Miss Lewis grew up with a tradition of cooking many types of greens in the same pot. In Alabama, I am sad to say, we were “segregationist...

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smoked-pork-stock

Smoked Pork Stock

The authentic flavor of cured smoked pork is essential to Southern cooking. This rich stock is one of the best ways to bring that rich fl...

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sweet-potato-casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

This is a real Deep South sweet-potato dish. To Yankees it may seem more like a dessert, but the sweetness is a good foil to a salty ham ...

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butter-beans-in-cream-with-country-ham-and-chives

Butter Beans in Cream with Country Ham and Chives

In the South, butter beans are a popular variety of fresh shelled bean— sort of like fresh limas, but in my opinion better! If you can’t ...

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turkey-hash-with-chestnuts

Turkey Hash with Chestnuts

If you are using fresh chestnuts, peel and cook them in a small amount of salted simmering water about 5–10 minutes (no need to chop the ...

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hush-puppies

Hush Puppies

Hush puppies, an essential component of fried-fish plates, are made from a cornmeal batter similar to the fritters, including eggs and ba...

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homemade-baking-powder

Homemade Baking Powder

Distressed by the chemical additives and aftertaste of commercial “double-acting” powders, Miss Lewis years ago started making her own ba...

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