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1½ lbs. venison tenderloin ½ cup red wine 1 stick butter 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbs. olive oil 4 shallots, minced ½ cup port salt and pepper Slice venison into ¼” slices.  Season with salt and pepper. Cover venison … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged deer, game, georgia, venison

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

½ cup butter 1 cup all-purpose flour 1½ cups sugar, divided ½ tsp. salt 3 tsp. baking powder 1 cup milk 2 cups sliced peaches Melt butter in a 2-quart casserole dish. Mix together flour, 1 cup sugar, salt, baking … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged dessert, georgia, vegetarian

3 cups hominy grits, cooked 2 large Tbs. butter 6 eggs, beaten 3 cups cream 3 cups corn meal 1 tsp. garlic salt pepper to taste While grits are hot, add butter and eggs.  Gradually add cream and when mixed … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged breakfast, georgia, vegetarian

About as simple of a cornbread recipe as is conceivable, this recipe comes from the executive director of the Thomasville, Georgia Visitor Center, Karen.  Her two strapping sons asked for hoe cakes each morning with breakfast.  They’re especially easy to … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged breakfast, cornbread, georgia, recipe

Barbecued Spareribs 5 lbs. spareribs Curry powder Salt and pepper Barbecue Sauce (recipe below) Remove excess fat from ribs and cut into as many pieces as desired.  Place spareribs, flesh side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.  … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged barbecue, BBQ, beef, georgia, pork

Vidalia Onion Pie (Vidalia, GA) 1 deep-dish pie shell, baked 3 cups thinly sliced Vidalia onions 3 Tbs. butter, melted ½ cup milk 3 Tbs. flour 1½ cups sour cream 4 strips cooked bacon, crumbled 1 tsp. salt 2 eggs, … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged cake, dessert, georgia, pie, vegetarian

6 lbs. peaches 3 lbs. sugar 1 pint vinegar 1 pint water 1 Tbs. ginger 2 Tbs. whole crushed cloves 4 sticks cinnamon Blanch and peel peaches.  Drop in cold salt and vinegar water solution (2 Tbs. salt, 2 Tbs. … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged georgia, peach, peaches, pickles, vegetarian

Thom W. We met Thom in Waycross, Georgia at a hole-in-the-wall BBQ shack that is utterly beloved by all of the locals.  Thom lives in Florida now, but was home visiting family and regaled us with stories of what it … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged chili, georgia