Recipes from the Heart

From Doc Lawrence

Our own Doc Lawrence shares his favorite recipes.
"Every recipe has a story. Many are priceless memories. They connect us like music and great literature."

Recipes from the Heart – April 27th

Good food is a time-proven antidote to the tedium we are enduring. There’s a  lot of joy in the kitchen while preparing and cooking. The reward for the creative effort is an affirmation that better days are on the horizon. You will enjoy these dishes. Big Hugh Baby’s Fried Oyster Salad Hugh “Big Hugh Baby” …

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Recipes from the Heart – April 21

While being homebound isn’t a prison sentence, it obviously wears us down over time. Food is a time-proven antidote to isolation and boredom. Enjoy these culinary treasures representing the best of Florida and Tennessee. Eat well, love one another and stay safe.  Chef Art Smith’s Hummingbird Cake Chef Art Smith, a Florida native, has cooked …

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Recipes from the Heart

Thanks to Kathy Witt, the award-winning travel and lifestyle writer for these delicious contributions. In a world gone topsy-turvy by a pandemic, comfort food comes to the rescue, calming nerves and nourishing the soul. This week, we welcome signature recipes from the Bluegrass State. Georgetown, Kentucky’s Local Feed is a popular restaurant and their acclaimed …

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Recipes from the Heart: Brisket With Real Grits

Liz Lapidus, Atlanta’s public relations legend, provided this recipe. A Florida native, the Lapidus name is synonymous with the architectural wonders of Miami Beach. Her grandfather, Morris Lapidus, was the driving force of Miami Beach’s touted architecture, particularly The Fountainbleu Hotel. “Brisket is my signature dish,” she said. “It’s taken me years to master and …

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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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Recipes from the Heart: LANE CAKE-An Alabama Original

Linda Rogers Weiss, chef and author, is a native of Alabama, now residing in Charleston, SC. She regularly shares recipes-all from the Deep South-with me and many others. I was introduced to Lane Cake during childhood days in Atlanta. My mother, an Alabama native, was one of those legendary cooks who performed culinary magic in …

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Recipes From The Heart

Our own Doc Lawrence shares his favorite recipes.  “Every recipe has a story. Many are priceless memories. They connect us like music and great literature.” Recipes From The Heart From the Doc Lawrence Collection Joshua Butler served as executive chef for three Florida governors, movie mogul Tyler Perry and the Zac Brown Band. A Florida …

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