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

Candy Apple Slaw… fall in a bowl!

A fun fall slaw with red apples, toasted pecans and peanut brittle!

                    And just like that, it’s fall!  A few morns have dang near felt like we went from summer right into winter. Time to fire up those pig cookers around here in North Carolina and gather ’round friends and family. Each month, I create a couple… Continue reading Candy Apple Slaw… fall in a bowl!

my almost famous “Pickled” Pickled Shrimp and Eastern NC Cotton Honey-Mustard Slaw

Happy July y’all….  the world’s slowwwwest blogger dropping by!  I’m gonna be ramping things up (yes, I know I’ve said THAT before!) since I’ve been doing so many shindigs lately and have lots of NEKKIDness to share… plus, I’ve been getting requests from clients and their guests for recipes.  I don’t keep many recipe secrets… Continue reading my almost famous “Pickled” Pickled Shrimp and Eastern NC Cotton Honey-Mustard Slaw