Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sustainable Wine Bottles?

box wine

Occasionally we get things in to review and generally I wouldn’t be the one writing about wine but I was fascinated about the most interesting aspect of what we received in this box…the packaging.  I know it might be odd that a Southern based food blog would be talking about packaging, but I suddenly saw a sustainble future for wine.  A future that I hope other vineyards will get behind, it just will take a certain shift in stigma and hopefully more folks willingness to find a place for a cardboard bottles of wine on their counters.

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Chicken and Dumplings Challenge

c and d

Not many people know much about me, except for the fact that I am a Yankee married to a Southerner who lives in Maryland and likes to cook. After I started working with The Hungry Southerner, I entered into the terrific world of teaching first grade. I never thought that I would wish so much more for extra hours in a day until I spent one full week in the classroom. I love my little kiddies, but I miss my free time. And the kitchen. My poor husband has had two home cooked meals in the past 30 days.

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Southern Kitchen – Sweet Tea Roasted Chicken

chicken

I’ve been working on new Sweet Tea delivery systems and decided it was time to explore brines for my birds.  It was a beautiful idea for two great reasons, the first being brining a chicken will help prevent it from drying out during the roasting process and two it will help introduce some great flavor and character to the meat.  Besides everyone loves chicken right?  Get ready for some super moist Sweet Tea Chicken born in the South that is ready over night.

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