Southern Cheese Straws are among the delicacies suggested by a New York Times article. Add yours.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Savory Southern recipes can make good holiday gifts, and The New York Times knows it. Times reporter Kim Severson, who is based in Atlanta, has posted an article with some recipes that she intends to give to friends during the season. The article is based on a friendly professional rivalry that Severson has with fellow food critic Julia Moskin. "America has fallen in love with the broad and delicious culinary canon down here, so these gifts will make you seem current. I also wanted to offer recipes that were easy to make in large quantities, sturdy enough to deliver in handsome packages and, mostly, wonderful to eat," Severson writes in the Times. She particularly is fond of the pecan recipe. "Walk into the home of a gracious Southern host…
A new book is out featuring Southern recipes submitted by Everett's Music Barn patrons and family members.
It has often been said that there is more to Everett's Music Barn in Suwanee than bluegrass music. An example -- chocolate syrup. A recipe for chocolate syrup from "Ma" Everett, the family matriarch, is one of many recipes included in a new cookbook, "Sweets & Treats -- Everett's Music Barn Cookbook." The compilation was chiefly done by Diane Everett Dunaway, and it includes recipes that were submitted by family members and patrons of the music barn, which has hosted bluegrass gigs since the 1970s. (Bluegrass performances originated at the Everett property in 1964, before the barn was built.) -- Did you submit a recipe for Everett's Music Barn cookbook? Do you have a favorite Southern recipe to share? Tell us in the comments below. The …