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This is a simple but delicious version of the Lowcountry classic Shrimp and Grits. The shrimp are sauteed in a butter sauce and served over stone-ground grits.

My grandfather ate rice for breakfast nearly every day. Cooking the rice in milk gives it the texture of a creamy porridge. Yield: 4 servings 2 cups whole milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon butter 1 cup rice In a 2-quart saucepan with a tight fiitting lid, combine milk, butter, salt and rice; stir once […]

Great on hot buttermilk biscuits on a cool fall morning. 6 pounds apples 1 cup apple cider 21/2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon cloves Remove stems from apples. Place apples in a large kettle, cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until apples are tender. […]

Hot, flaky buttermilk biscuits are a great way to start the day, covered with apple butter or sausage gravy or for supper served with fried chicken.

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and grits are one of Charleston’s best loved dishes, served for breakfast, or dinner. 6 cups water 6 cups milk 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper 4 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 cups white grits (NOT instant or Quick Cooking) 16 Oz. finely grated white cheddar cheese (optional) 1 pound fresh shrimp, […]

A shrimp boil is a one-pot meal in the Low Country, usually cooked outside in big pots. 1/4 lb. Keilbasa (or other spicy, smoked sausage) perperson 1/2 pound Raw shrimp in shell per person 3 Red bliss potatoes per person 1 Ear of corn per person 2 Lemons Cayenne pepper Cloves Garlic Bay leaves Old […]

Sausage gravy is made from the pan drippings leftover from frying sausage, then the sausage is crumbled into the gravy and served over hot biscuits. 1 pound hot sausage 1/2 cup flour 11/4 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper In a 10-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat, cook crumbled sausage until […]

A great way to start the day-serve over hot biscuits Ingredients 1 lb. hot sausage 1/2 cup flour 11/4 cup milk1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black peppe Crumble sausage in pan. Cook until done, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat and drain on paper. Reserve 8 tablespoons of fat. Put fat back on high heat […]

The traditional accompaniment to country ham. Part of a well-balanced Southern Breakfast! Add water (or black coffee) to fried ham drippings in a hot pan. Let sizzle and stir. Serve with country ham, biscuits, and honey. If you like this recipe, I think you’ll really enjoy this cookbook: [asa]1581820046[/asa]

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel 1/4 cup canola oil 2 cups flour 1/4 cup sugar 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoons poppy seeds 1/2 cup chopped walnuts In a 1 1/2 quart bowl, using a large spoon, stir together eggs, milk, lemon […]