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Homemade Peanut Butter Recipe

Smooth, chunky, salty, sweet. However you like your peanut butter there’s nothing more satisfying than making your own homemade peanut butter. Roasting and pureeing raw peanuts allows you to control the amount of seasonings and consistent that you desire and it’s so much fresher than any store bought variety. Homemade peanut butter is quick and… 

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homemade peanut butter (1)

Homemade Peanut Butter Recipe

Smooth, chunky, salty, sweet. However you like your peanut butter there’s nothing more satisfying than making your own homemade peanut butter. Roasting and pureeing raw peanuts allows you to control the amount of seasonings and consistent that you desire and it’s so much fresher than any store bought variety. Homemade peanut butter is quick and… 

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble & A Weekend At Serenbe

New South is excited to welcome our first guest contributor, Eliza Bacot. Eliza is an acute care nurse practitioner at Emory in Atlanta.  Working in an environment with sick people inspired Eliza to live a healthy, clean lifestyle. Some who know her would say she is a bit obsessed with eating organic and understanding how our… 

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Pimms No.1 Sangria Cocktail

I originally developed this recipe for Ballard Design company’s blog howtodecorate.com. It’s a great warm weather cocktail and this recipe makes enough for a large party. This is a twist on a traditional Pimm’s cocktail which is served at The Napoleon House in New Orleans and is a Mardi Gras tradition. Nothing says it’s party… 

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Bushwick Spice Cocktail

The Bushwick Spice Trade Cocktail by Mason Shaker

The newest addition to my cookbook collection is a cocktail book called ‘Shake’ by the boys at Mason Shaker. You might have seen their creative crafting of a Mason jar into a large cocktail shaker. I love the size of the shaker because let’s face it…how often do you have just one amazing cocktail? The… 

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How to Make Chicken Stock

How To Make Chicken Stock

One of the biggest and easiest improvements you can make to your home cooking is to use your own stocks. There’s absolutely no comparison to a good homemade stock. The grocery store versions are typically laden with unnecessary salt and lack flavor. This is the way I make stock in any restaurant I have worked… 

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Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta and Mustard Vinaigrette

Most food bloggers I follow and admire are great at writing “cutsie” blog posts about their daily lives which somehow tie into the recipe. Sorry, I have no interesting stories to share-just a great recipe for brussel sprouts. So let’s get to it. Brussels sprouts, shallots, mustard seeds and pancetta (aka “fancy bacon”) make the… 

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