Culinary Travels

RECIPES FROM THE HEART: GEORGIA BRUNSWICK STEW-A DEEP SOUTH ORIGINAL

There is a mystique about Brunswick Stew: Did it originate in Georgia or Virginia? Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings in her classic book, Cross Creek Cookery concluded that it’s German in origin. We’ll settle everything by proclaiming it to be very American with a Southern accent. The most authentic recipe I have came from Atlanta’s Jim Sanders, …

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The Gourmet Highway: Spirits of the South-A Whiskey River Adventure

Distilled spirits came to early America much like the arrival of wine. Europeans were deeply steeped in alcoholic beverages from producing them to personal enjoyment. Wines arrived in Florida with the early Spanish Conquistadors and the monks who brought in wines to St. Augustine. The Scots, Irish, Welsh, English and Dutch had mastered the art …

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Are the last of the Great Steakhouses going into the Culinary warehouse for the elder restaurants?

While it is true, I love a high temperature seared steak, I have always been bothered by paying $45-$60.00 for a steak on a plate. Sizzling as the plate may be, the old classic style of “Prime” meats has changed over to some serving choice, just no name change, leading guests to wonder- is it …

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