Time to Cook, A Dishes from My Southern Sideboard: Dishes from My Southern Sideboard

Time to Cook, A Dishes from My Southern Sideboard: Dishes from My Southern Sideboard

by James Farmer
     
 

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New twists on traditional Southern favorites

Southern food is more than cornbread, biscuits, and fried chicken. James Farmer revamps the menu with his own twists on traditional Southern dishes (ergo, Peach and Pecan Chicken Salad, Collard Cole Slaw, Plum and Persimmon Pork Tenderloin). Stitched together with a combination of tradition and nostalgia,

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New twists on traditional Southern favorites

Southern food is more than cornbread, biscuits, and fried chicken. James Farmer revamps the menu with his own twists on traditional Southern dishes (ergo, Peach and Pecan Chicken Salad, Collard Cole Slaw, Plum and Persimmon Pork Tenderloin). Stitched together with a combination of tradition and nostalgia, Farmer’s dishes are updated for today’s lifestyle without sacrificing the scrumptious delight that is the hallmark of Southern foods, all using what is fresh and best, gleaned from the land and garden and steeped in heritage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423631149
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
04/01/2013
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
1,115,509
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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Iceberg Wedge SaladIceberg Wedge SaladIceberg Wedge Salad

Serves 4

Nothing is simpler than a wedge of iceberg lettuce drizzled with blue cheese dressing. You can add some bacon and tomatoes or eat it sans toppings. Whatever your pleasure, this simple salad is superb with a great steak.

Blue Cheese Dressing

Makes about 3 1/2 cups

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1 cup buttermilk

3/4 cup sour cream

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 block (about 8 ounces) good-quality blue cheese (e.g., a Roquefort), cut into chunks, reserving about 1 tablespoon for crumbles

1/2 cup skim milk, divided

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Salad

1 head iceberg lettuce, cold, core removed

Blue Cheese Dressing

1 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese

Chopped tomatoes for garnish, optional

Crumbled bacon for garnish, optional

Slice lettuce into 4 wedges. Drizzle each wedge with dressing, and sprinkle with blue cheese crumbles. Garnish with tomatoes and bacon if desired.

Meet the Author

James T. Farmer III is the author of A Time to Plant. His company, James Farmer Designs, specializes in landscape and interior design. James is a proponent of garden living and entertaining, or weaving the bounties of the garden into your daily life. Find him at www.James.Farmer.com. He lives in Kathleen, Georgia.

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