Squirrel hand pies with acorn flour in the dough, filled with squirrel meat, walnuts, apples and cabbage. Down home and wonderful!
A recipe for turkey and bean soup with bacon and sausage tossed in for good measure. This is basically a Southern cassoulet.
Old school Southern tomato gravy served with country fried dove breasts. ‘Nuff said.
A recipe for butter poached tripletail – or really any firm, white fish – served with a fresh corn chow chow and a flavorful fish broth called a nage.
Easy, but damn good: Snapper or any other white, firm fish, soaked in egg, mustard and seasoning, dusted in Saltines and fried.
Shrimp perloo, also spelled purloo or pilau, is a Southern rice recipe that’s a lot like jambalaya. Rice, shrimp, bacon and vegetables in a one-pot dish.
Crispy, sweet, spicy, garlicky fried birds. Addicting. I use snipe, but doves and quail work, too.
I finally managed to catch myself some shrimp, and, since it was down in Mobile, I decided to make a Southern classic, pickled shrimp.