Category Archive: Seasons Of The South

Aug 24 2016

Add These Sweet, Salty Flavors To Your Next Cookout

Pork burgers and pickles

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Pork Burgers Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 oz. ground or minced country ham 2 lb. ground pork 4 oz. blue cheese, crumbled Bread and butter pickles, recipe follows Salt and pepper, to taste. Instructions: 1. Combine the pork and the country ham. Form into 8 patties. Season to taste. …

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Jun 23 2016

Seasons Of The South: Strawberry Clafoutis

Strawberry Clafoutis

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Ingredients 4 eggs ½ cup sugar ¾ cup milk 2 tsp vanilla ¾ cup flour ½ tsp salt 1 lb strawberries, hulled and quartered ¼ cup dried cherries, chopped ¼ cup crystallized ginger, chopped fine 2 Tbsp powdered sugar Vanilla ice cream Serves 8 Instructions Preheat oven to …

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Feb 25 2016

Feed A Crowd

Pizza

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection If you have a large group coming over homemade pizza and chili will be sure to please all palettes and ages. CHILI Serves 8 – 10 Ingredients ¼ cup rice bran oil 3 lb stew meat 1 large onion, minced 2 poblanos, minced 4 cloves garlic minced 2 …

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Feb 04 2016

Seasons Of The South: Rustic Camembert Tarts With Wilted Greens

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By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Ingredients 2 cups flour ⅛ tsp salt 2 sticks butter, cut into 16 pieces 2-4 Tbsp ice water 2 cups peppery baby arugula, rough chopped ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion 8 oz Camembert, cubed ¼ cup pine nuts ¼ cup cream fleur de sel, to taste Directions …

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Nov 28 2015

Seasons Of The South: Ginger Poached Pears

Ginger Poached Pears

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Ingredients • 2 cups dry red wine • ½ cup brown sugar or muscovado sugar • 4 thick slices fresh ginger • 8 cardamom pods • 4 sprigs thyme • 12 oz frozen cranberries • 4 firm, ripe pears • crystallized ginger, for garnish Directions 1. In a …

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Nov 13 2015

Seasons Of The South: Braised Country French Chicken

Braised Country French Chicken

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Ingredients • 1 small baguette • ¼ pound Johnston County Country Ham • 1 leek, cleaned and chopped • 4 tablespoons butter, divided use • 2 shallots, peeled and chopped • 6 carrots, peeled and sliced at opposite diagonals or peeled baby carrots • 12 waxy round potatoes, …

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