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Lemon-Dill Mayonnaise

This sauce is great on crab cakes, catfish or with fried oysters. 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon fresh dill, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice In a small bowl, whisk together ingredients until blended. © 2001 Rick McDaniel

Remoulade Sauce

This is a quick and easy version of a New Orleans favorite. 1 pint mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Creole mustard 2  tablespoons grated onion 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon white wine Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce Mix  ingredients well. Makes 21/4 […]

Jezebel Sauce

I get a lot of requests for the history of this sauce, and I’m sorry to say that after years of trying, I am no closer to figuring out where it came from. You find it in cookbooks from Louisiana back to the 1950s at least, and it probably goes back farther than that. Jezebel […]

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]

Yield: 5 pints 2 pounds small fresh okra 5 small hot peppers 5 cloves garlic, peeled 5 teaspoons dill seed 5 teaspoons celery seed 3 cups white vinegar 3 cups water 1/3 cup pickling salt 1/4 cup sugar Wash okra in cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Using manufacturer’s directions, sterilize five one-pint […]

You’ll find a jar of these on the counter of every country store, filling station and “Beer Joint” in the South. These are the real thing, spicy and sour! 24 eggs 6 cups Cider vinegar 2 tablespoon black peppercorns 1 tablespoon Whole allspice 1/2 tablespoon Mace 1/2 tablespoon Coriander seeds 1/2 tablespoon Cardamon seeds 1/2 […]

Hot Pepper Jelly

This Southern classic is great served with country ham or green beans. 1/2 cup Hot Red Chiles, seeded and coarsely chopped 1/2 cup Hot green chiles, seeded and coarsely chopped 1 cup Chopped onion 1 1/2 cup Vinegar 5 cups Sugar 2 Pouches liquid pectin PLACE THE HOT CHILES, onion and vinegar in a food […]

This hot, spicy relish has been a fixture on Southern tables since at least the 1860s. Serve it with a bowl of pintos, a cake of corn bread and some sweet onion! 5 red bell peppers, diced 2 large green tomatoes, diced 2 large sweet onions, diced 1 small head cabbage, diced 1/4 cup pickling […]

Tired of cranberry sauce? This will make your turkey happy! 1 cup water 3/4 cup white sugar 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries 1 cup apples – peeled, cored and diced 1 can Mandarin oranges 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/8 […]