Meat Interlude: Makin’ Bacon

Guest Blogger: I asked my smoking, grilling, meat cooking man to contribute this to DiggingFood.com. The dishes I blog about are not usually meat focused. But, this was too delicious to not share.  For all of my vegetarian readers, scroll quickly past this. I promise my next post will be green. Making home cured bacon is quicker, easier... Continue Reading →

Cast Iron Berry Cobbler

  If you have ever had a Southern Grandmother fix you a bowl of perfect cobbler, it was probably made with a recipe similar to this one. This delicious cobbler is easier than any pie and simply perfect. My Mammaw taught me how to make this, and I have only made a few minor changes... Continue Reading →

Simply Perfect Roasted Carrots

When you have beautiful freshly pulled carrots, you celebrate them with simplicity. This is probably the most basic recipe I will ever share and one of the most delicious. Perfectly roasted carrots are elegant, sweet, and rich. When accented with thyme butter and a touch of honey, they shine. Ingredients 10-12 carrots, fresh from the... Continue Reading →

Grilled Baby Pak Choi Tied with Garlic Scapes

Pak Choi is one of my favorite cool season vegetables. Like many Asian greens, this little cabbage is a great addition to Southern gardens. I have always been able to effortlessly grow beautiful pak choi in my fall gardens.  But, when planted in the Spring, it sometimes gets shocked by our rollercoaster weather patterns. If there are too many hot days... Continue Reading →

Fresh Spring Wildflower Rolls

Fresh rolls are a great way to enjoy the varying colors, textures and flavors of edible Spring wildflowers and wild greens. They can be filled with many different assortments of foraged foods. For this batch the forest provided dandelion flowers, sweet violets, redbud blossoms, chickweed, dead nettle, wild garlic greens and oxalis. Of all the flowers in these... Continue Reading →

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