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Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen

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by Francine Bryson with Ann Volkwein Few people know that national pie champion Francine Bryson got her start on the cooking contest circuit at age sixteen with a savory stuffed pork loin—that won first place. In Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen, Francine invites you into her home to share recipes... more

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Fried Chicken

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Recipes for the Crispy, Crunchy, Comfort-Food Classic by Rebecca Lang An irresistible cookbook featuring more than 50 family-friendly fried chicken recipes–including classic Southern, globally influenced, and skillet- and deep-fried variations. Fried chicken is comfort food at its finest. Served alongside a biscuit, atop waffles, or just on its own, fried chicken is... more

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The Boozy Blender

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by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough Blender + Ice + Booze = Party! This whimsical salute to flavor and ice reinvents 60 classic cocktails. From simple to sophisticated, these blender drinks focus on fresh ingredients and are perfect for any occasion, every season, and all settings—deck, hearth, lounge, tailgate, or just... more

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Make It Ahead

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A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten For the first time, trusted and beloved cookbook author Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, answers the number one question she receives from cooks: Can I make it ahead? If you’ve ever found yourself stuck in front of the stove at your own party, scrambling... more

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Straw-berries, Get it?!

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Besides drinking out of them and unclogging ketchup bottles straws have another cool use. Hulling Strawberries. First wash your berries well. Take your drinking straw and push it through the bottom of the strawberry spinning it in your fingers if needed until it pops the top off the strawberry. Pull... more

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