Refrigerator Dill Pickles

My grandmother is a master of pickle preparation. Many of my fondest memories, in fact, are directly linked to her annual pickling production. In the spring, an army of grandchildren would descend on grandmother’s rural

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Slow Cooker Collard Greens

I once asked an elderly gentleman why he substituted smoked turkey wings for ham hocks in his collard greens. He said, “I’m too old to be having that much salt. The turkey’s healthier and still

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Hot Spinach Dip

My local farmer’s market is filled with vendors selling everything spring has to offer, particularly greens. I picked up a heaping bag of spinach recently, and decided to whip up this dip for dinner. Since

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Kit Kat Cake

My friend Brandon loves candy. No. He adores candy. Over Memorial Day weekend, he swung by for a quick visit before heading off to St. Louis for a conference. If there were time, we would

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Pork Paprika

I grew up thinking paprika was the fancy orange stuff you sprinkled on deviled eggs – a decoration for special occasions. While on a recent trip in Boston, I had the pleasure of ordering a

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