Caroline Vaughan

Posts tagged with southern+culture

My First Book of Southern Cookery: Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine

In 1979 in Charlottesville,Virginia, I bought my first book on Southern food and culture, Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine: Recipes and Reminiscences of a Family by Norma Jean and Carole Darden. New to Virginia, I had just become intrigued with the idea of spoonbread, and who could resist strawberry wine?

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Key Ingredients

The true stars of the Southern table are our vegetables. While fried chicken and barbecue may get more press, vegetables feed the Southern soul. To a child of the South nothing tastes like the sweet potatoes, okra, greens, peas or beans from their native soil.

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A Fork in the Southern Road

At Red Dirt Productions, we love to travel, and we love to eat. The restaurants on this map satisfy not only bodily hunger but also the pangs of longing for flavors of family and place.

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