Category : Southern Staples

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Every great biscuit deserves a little lovin’, right?  Some biscuits need a good dose of strawberry jam, while others need to be smothered in the perfect white gravy!  Well here I go again, giving you the secrets in my kitchen: How to make perfect white gravy!!
After the dreadfully long and frigid winter we had, I felt we needed some fresh strawberry freezer jam!  I don’t think there is anyone who isn’t jumping for joy that there is sunshine in our lives again! And along with that sunshine, there comes all the fabulous signs of spring like beautiful strawberries!
Beach days are amazing, but there is little else that gets me as excited for the summer as making homemade bread and butter refrigerator pickles. Every year, there is the moment that makes you realize that summer is right around the corner. Maybe it’s when you put out your flowers, or mow your grass, or …
  I continually say that every woman should have a few classic staple recipes in her arsenal to whip out for certain occasions.  The perfect biscuit recipe.  The perfect freshly baked bread recipe.  And the perfect banana nut muffin recipe.
To say I am excited to write about this would be a huge understatement!  I have finally found it – the BEST homemade artisan bread recipe there is.  The tastiest bread recipe there is.  And the EASIEST bread recipe there is. 
In a world where convenience is king, sometimes we forget that homemade doesn’t mean hard.  And for those of us who aren’t exactly proficient in the kitchen, sometimes homemade means impossible.  Well this southern lady is about to prove you wrong! 
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