What a blessing to have been raised in Memphis by a country cook who knew what she was doing. Good cooking was just a way of life in our household and among our extended family. My mother prepared the best fried chicken in Tipton County according to my aunts, uncles, cousins, and great aunts & uncles; I have no reason to doubt their words of praise. I saw at every family reunion whose chicken was the first to go.
Fool-Proof Steamed Eggs
Special thanks to America's Test Kitchen for this take on steaming eggs to a hard-boil. Bring one inch water to a rolling boil in a pot suitable for steaming. Place eggs in steamer basket and the basket into the pot so that the eggs are not touching the water. Cover...
Medium White Sauce
I found this recipe at Mother's house. It had been clipped from a box of corn starch called "CREAM Corn Starch." I've never heard of it. Ingredients 1 1/2 T butter1 T corn starch1 cup milk1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions Melt butter in saucepan....
Buzz Magazines Recipe Trove
We get The Bellaire Buzz Magazine once a month. I enjoy flipping through it to see what's going on in the neighborhood. Children, school, pets, etc. I always check out the Chef's Corner feature and the Recipes sections.
“Among the acts of love we as humans do, feeding one another is one of the most intimate.” – – R. Byrd