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Pastor Fred’s Southern Chicken Casserole (Georgia) Fred is the pastor at a church in Williamsburg, VA where he let us camp for the night.  He’s originally from Georgia and he says that this is one of my wife’s southern specialties. … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged casserole, chicken, georgia

This wonderful recipe comes from the lovely ladies of the Thomasville, GA visitor information center, which we highly recommend! 2 cups buttermilk 2 eggs, beaten t Tbs. butter, melted 2 tsp. paprika 1 ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper (plus … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged chicken, fried chicken, georgia

¼ cup corn oil 1 lb. boned chicken, cut into bite-size pieces 1 Tbs. margarine 1 large onion, chopped ½ green bell pepper, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/3 cup water 2 ½ cups canned tomatoes … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged cajun, chicken, creole, jamabalaya, louisiana, pork, sausage

  Spencer is a bike mechanic in Lafayette, Louisiana who took us out to the local swamp to eat some crawfish and then showed us an amazing, drunken good time in Lafayette, full of wonderful Acadian (Cajun) hospitality.  Check for … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged cajun, chicken, creole, jamabalaya, louisiana

Will A. Will is the hilarious and generous owner of Recycled Cycles of Acadia in Lafayette, Louisiana.  We stopped in for advice one day, and ended up hanging out with Will and Spencer all day, then took off the next … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged cajun, chicken, creole, jambalaya, louisiana

Vermillion gumbo is an unusual gumbo, but it’s delicious. 1 stick butter 2 Tbs. flour 1 pound okra, cleaned and chopped 1 can chicken broth 1 small can V8 juice 24 oz. water 1 large can boneless chicken ½ tsp. … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged cajun, chicken, creole, louisiana, seafood

We stayed with Dan and Amy in Mobile after meeting them through Couch Surfers, and they’re the only CS people we stayed with along the trip. They were amazing.  Both of them are avid home-brewers and we enjoyed some of … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged alabama, chicken, jambalaya, louisiana, sausage

This was, by far, the finest fried chicken we had on our trip through the South.  Mrs. Wilkes’ Rooming House is a famous Savannah restaurant that follows the old boarding house style of serving.  You wait in line for a … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged chicken, fried chicken, georgia

Damien P. Damien is a cook at a local restaurant in Charleston who we met at the local dive bar, The Upper Deck.  Damien swears by this recipe, which he promises is excellent and a great Southern dish.  Damien didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged chicken, recipe, south carolina

Elmer T. Beer-Can Chicken Much like BBQ pork, this is a slow-cooked chicken that should pull apart easily once it’s cooked.  A classic Virginia recipe.   3 lb. whole chicken olive oil salt pepper paprika onion powder garlic powder brown … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged BBQ, chicken, recipe, Virginia