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Soulful Fried Pork Chops

8 pork chops 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 cups shortening for frying In large skillet, heat shortening until shimmering but not smoking, about 350 degrees. Wash pork chops and pat dry on paper towel. Mix flour, salt and pepper together. Dredge chops in flour mixture until completely covered. […]

Salmon patties became a Southern staple in the early 1920’s after chain grocery stores such as Piggly-Wiggly made canned food even cheaper and more available to working class Southerners. They were a regular feature of weekday suppers when I was growing up in the 1960s, and are considered by many to be a soul food classic.

Smothered Pork Chops

2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 can (14.5 oz.) beef broth 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt Garlic flavored vegetable cooking spray 6 pork chops, 1/2 inch thick 2 onions, sliced Mix cornstarch, broth and pepper until smooth and set aside. Spray a skillet with the garlic cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Season chops […]

Porkchop Ettouffee

6 pork chops, cut about 1/2 inch thick 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/3 cup diced onion 1/3 cup diced celery 1/3 cup diced green pepper 1 can (15 oz.) chicken broth 1 can (5 oz.) evaporated milk 2 tablespoons bacon grease […]