How to Host a Pig Picking… and P.S., barbecue is a noun, not a verb!

....a southern tradition ~ the pig pick'n

Ahhh… the good ole southern NC pig picking! Here’s all you need to know to host one for yourself. Nothing is much finer than gathering friends and family to pick pork, is there?

THE non-baker ‘cued up 1st Place in “Best Southern Biscuit®” Contest

1st Place Biscuits - Midstate Mills "Best Southern Biscuit" Recipe Contest

The world’s slowest blogger and quintessential non-baker took home 1st Place last week in the 1st Annual “Best Southern Biscuit®” Contest at the 2nd Annual Midstate Mills Biscuit Day over in Newton, NC!  Come along and experience the day, the WHOLE day… in this Culinary Adventurist’s “Southern Biscuit Day” journey.  This is a story about… Continue reading THE non-baker ‘cued up 1st Place in “Best Southern Biscuit®” Contest

Ribs… for the winter that won’t quit!

Wendy's Winter Ribs!

Mercy!  I’m about d.o.n.e. with this winter… snow, cold, icey mix… and power bills that may necessitate selling off body parts to pay for…. here in central North Carolina, here we go again.  I did the obligatory grocery store stomp earlier.  In some ways, I must secretly admit I kinda like all that frenzy in… Continue reading Ribs… for the winter that won’t quit!