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Louisiana Crunchy Oven Fried Chicken

Louisiana Crunchy Oven Fried Chicken

Recently I was thumbing through one of my Mom’s “River Road Recipes” cookbooks. The ‘River Road’ runs beside the Mississippi River in Louisiana, along which are many of the South’s most famous plantation homes, such as Oak Alley and Nottoway. The cookbooks are published by […]

Tasty Lip-Smackin’ Fried Chicken

Tasty Lip-Smackin’ Fried Chicken

Having grown up in Maryland, with not one but two moms who were also from the South, you’d think I’d enjoyed a lifetime’s worth of delicious, home-made fried chicken. Somehow, that quintessential Southern staple never made it to our dinner, or picnic, table. My second […]

Embarrassingly Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Embarrassingly Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Perhaps a better title would be “Semi-Homemade Chicken Pot Pie,” but it really is embarrassing how easy it is to make this hearty dish that will make your kitchen smell wonderful and generate enthusiastic requests for seconds! This is the basic recipe, and you can […]

{Insert clever name} Chicken in Sherry Cream Sauce

{Insert clever name} Chicken in Sherry Cream Sauce

I love love LOVE this chicken dish, its balance of tanginess provided by the lemon juice and sour cream coupled with the sweet, distinctive flavor of the sherry.  My second mom came up with this recipe a long time ago (when I was in high […]


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