When I start tackling the subject of a roux, I automatically think back to a recipe book titled Who's Your Mama, Are You Catholic, and Can You Make a Roux, written by Marcelle Bienvenu. The cookbook is written in a beautiful way telling many stories of her childhood and family gatherings, but it's also written with the assumption … Continue reading Making a Roux Joe’s Way
Sweet potatoes have long been a staple in Southern households including the home I grew up in. Grandma Pendarvis used to grow rows and rows of them in her garden and would lay them out in the sun to "cure". She grew some of the biggest sweet potatoes in Mobile County and was even featured in … Continue reading Sage Sweet Potatoes
Mama's way of making the easiest buttermilk biscuits.