• Food
  • Manfriend Meals: Texas Caviar






    Texas Caviar. Redneck Caviar. Southern Caviar. Redneck Salsa. I’ve seen recipes of this variety called a lot of different names. No matter what you call it, or what combination of flavors you include, it’s probably going to be ridiculously addicting. While not a “meal”, my manfriend would gladly make a meal of this recipe: Texas […]

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  • The Hushpuppies are a Big Deal






    I almost laughed out loud when I read this line from George Cox’s review of Garner’s (somewhat new) Shuck ‘Em Shack: Hushpuppies are not bad for a commercial product, though the Southerner in me cringes at paying $1.99 for a dozen. I can remember going to Dockside at some point in college, one of the […]

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  • Happy New Year!






    Nick and I went to Nashville this past week/weekend for a few days, so I didn’t get a chance to wish everyone a Happy New Year’s Eve… or even New Year’s Day. However, I don’t believe January 2nd is too late to start the year off right! We have dinner at my parents’ house every […]

  • County Music
  • 2010 NC State Fair in Review






    Went a total of four times this year – all four were fantastic, per the usual. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ncsulilwolf/sets/72157625109184059/ Tuesday: The boys wanted to go for dinner. Saw a cow utterly object (nice play on words, right?) to practicing in the show circle any longer by hopping over the fence and running out of the building… with […]

  • Southern Favorites
  • Southern Giveaway






    Just a quick post here:A Southern Accent is hosting a cute *super southern* giveaway on her blog this week – check it out! She’s giving away the following books:Suck Your Stomach In and Put Some Color On!: What Southern Mamas Tell Their Daughters that the Rest of Y’all Should Know Too Puttin’ on the Grits: […]