Thursday, March 23, 2017

Laurie Triplette

On Cooking Southern: Shake Up St. Paddy’s With Fried Green Tomato Stacks

IRISH SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Lose an hour in the morning and you’ll be looking for it all day: A late start puts a person...

On Cooking Southern: Let The Good Times Roll All Year Long

CAJUN SOUTHERNISMS OF THE (MARDI GRAS) WEEK Bonne Chance (pronounced bone shahnz): Good luck. Lache pas la patate (pronounced Losh pa la pa tot): “Don’t let...

On Cooking Southern: Share The Love Every Day This Week With Chocolate (A Girl’s...

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK About as useful as a chocolate chisel in a diamond mine: Might not be able to carve out any diamonds, but...

On Cooking Southern: Brew Up A SUPER Bowl Party With These Eats

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Triflin’: Wasting everybody’s time by not living up to innate potential due to lack of focus, inattention to detail, or just...

On Cooking Southern: Ready For A Menu Change? Standing Rib Roast Is Always Prime

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Stiff-necked: A person who’s stubborn and unyielding in a belief or action, who’s just about got their knickers inappropriately in a...

On Cooking Southern: Make A Date With These Holiday Goodies

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK One jingle bell short of a full ride: That sleigh is full but someone is not pulling their full load. Related...

On Cooking Southern: Have A Happy Thanksgiving With A Side of Sides

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Tight: That feeling of being about to explode due to too much booze or food or still-buttoned skinny jeans. Most of us...

On Cooking Southern: The Old Bride’s Tips for a Terrific Turkey Day

IT’S TIME TO GET READY FOR THANKSGIVING. November’s here already. Throw away the rotting Jack-o-lantern and petrified candy corn. Pack away the curled witch toes...

On Cooking Southern: Hispanic-Flavored Finger Foods Make Everything More Bearable

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Grinning like a possum eating a sweet potato/briar/persimmons: A countenance that may be misleading, indicative of something more sinister. A...

On Cooking Southern: Corny SFA Symposium Pits Biscuits Against Cornbread

Oxford’s homegrown Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA) has a well-deserved reputation for turning over rocks and shedding the proverbial light on previously unsaid, unacknowledged, yet...