Sara Foster's Southern Kitchen
Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Spring Pea Toasts with Lemon Olive Oil and Fresh Pea Shoots

Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Spring Pea Toasts with Lemon Olive Oil and Fresh Pea Shoots

I'm not going to lie to you: I made this way back in the spring when I was able to get fresh spring peas at the farmers' market (or as Miss Sarah says they're called in the south, English peas).  But I might try them with regular frozen peas sometime because this...

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Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Summer Corn Cakes with Chopped Tomato and Avocado Salad

Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Summer Corn Cakes with Chopped Tomato and Avocado Salad

The last time my sister (the soon-to-be-famous writer) was in town we ate at a wonderful place called Tweet and I knew she had out-ordered me when I tasted her arepas.  They were heavenly corn pancakes served with salsa, black beans, avocado and sour cream.  I may...

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Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Spicy Pepper Jelly-Marinated Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Spicy Pepper Jelly-Marinated Grilled Pork Tenderloin

I have made many recipes like this one.  You marinate a pork tenderloin, apply some type of wonderful glaze and grill it, re-applying the glaze as it cooks.  And this one didn't fare any better than any of those.  The problem being that none of this imparts much...

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Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Grilled Peach Salad with Shaved Country Ham and Summer Herbs

Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Grilled Peach Salad with Shaved Country Ham and Summer Herbs

My problem with this salad can probably best be summed up in one shocking statement: I don't actually like peaches.  I hate to be the world's biggest party-pooper, and right in the midst of High Peach Season, and I know you will say that I have probably never had a...

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Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Fried Green Tomatoes with Buttermilk Green Goddess Dressing

Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Fried Green Tomatoes with Buttermilk Green Goddess Dressing

  One of the reasons I wanted to explore this cookbook was to introduce myself to dishes that I'd heard about, and been intrigued by, but had never made.  Fried green tomatoes was near the top of that list.  My one and only point of reference for this dish was the...