Recipe of the Week: Real Southern Fried Okra

Fried okra is hard to get right. Too much batter and you can’t even taste the okra. Cook the okra too fast and the seeds inside are hard. I’ve heard people not from the South say they view okra as merely something else to dip into ranch dressing – this opinion of this Southern favorite Read more about Recipe of the Week: Real Southern Fried Okra[…]

Recipe of the Week: Simple Shrimp & Grits

What you’ll need… Grits 4 cups of water 3/4 teaspoon of salt 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter 1 cut of coarse stone ground grits 1/2 cup of whole milk 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper Shrimp 1/2 pound of peeled, de-veined shrimp 1/2 cup of olive oil 1/4 cup of chopped green onions  2 cloves of Read more about Recipe of the Week: Simple Shrimp & Grits[…]

Photography

Bonaventure Cemetery Mausoleum, Savannah, GA I had been wandering around this old cemetery for a couple of hours and this mausoleum stood out amongst many.  Canon EOS Rebel T2i Lens: Canon EF 40mm (Pancake Lens) F-Stop: f/8 Exposure Time: 1/1600 sec  ISO-6400 Rustic Bridge over the Tallapoosa River, Tallapoosa, GA This an old bridge just Read more about Photography[…]

Album of the Week: Washed out – Paracosm

Born in Perry, GA and a UGA grad, Ernest Green, better known as Washed Out, is signed to Sub Pop records, has performed on Letterman and his song Feel It All Around is featured in the opening sequence of sketch-comedy series Porlandia. All that being said, I just started listening to his August, 2013 released Read more about Album of the Week: Washed out – Paracosm[…]

Food: Golden’s on the Square – Newnan, GA

Day 1 I had business to attend to for my day job in Newnan, Georgia a few weeks ago and since I am a perpetual foodie and always looking to try out the best of local fare I asked the attorney I was going to see where I might find the best local Southern cooking. Read more about Food: Golden’s on the Square – Newnan, GA[…]