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Category Archives: Recipes
Apologies for the mess: I am in the process of culling this collection and correcting the formatting. In the meantime, you may find it easier to visit the old collection at The Rooted Cook.
The celery root serves a dual purpose here, both thickening the soup and deepening the celery flavor. If you can find it, this is an easy first-course soup.
I cobbled this recipe together from several sources, and wrote down what I was doing as I did it, so be warned, if you find it and try it, that I haven’t tested it again after writing it down. You … Continue reading
The recipe card for this stuffing has been in my box for at least twenty years, and I have made it enough times that I cannot recall the last time I actually followed the recipe. You should therefore take the … Continue reading
This was inspired several years ago by a trip to Sweet Potatoes restaurant in Winston-Salem, where I had catfish stuffed with sweet potato cornbread dressing. Making this is a multi-step process as you have to bake the cornbread first, but … Continue reading
I use this primarily for sweet potato cornbread dressing. See Basic Southern Conrbread for more about cornbread.
As often happens, I started with a recipe from the King Arthur Flour 200th Anniversary Cookbook and then tweaked it until I got what I wanted. A note: the orange juice gives the bread great flavor, but leaves it a … Continue reading