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Homemade Salsa with Canned Tomatoes

This easy restaurant style salsa is made with canned tomatoes and fresh peppers, onions, and garlic. Everything goes right in the blender or food processor and takes just minutes! It’s a favorite with our family and friends and keeps for days! Nothing tastes better than salsa made with fresh tomatoes, but when good tomatoes are …

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Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Orange Zest and Pineapple

Fresh cranberry sauce with orange zest, pineapple, and a little horseradish makes a great topping for turkey, ham, or pork.  I was several years into adulthood before I learned that cranberry sauce was actually made of real berries and not some form of gelatin. My experience with cranberry sauce was that of the jellied, quivering red …

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Chicken Salad with Grapes

The best Chicken Salad with grapes, pecans, celery and a tangy mayo and sour cream dressing! This Chicken Salad will have your guests asking for more! Years ago, several ladies of my grandmother’s and mother’s acquaintance used to hold monthly meetings which they called UDC meetings, at which someone would read something, they would all discuss whatever it …

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Baked Fish with Fennel and Tomatoes

The major premise behind In In a Southern Kitchen is “doing life together.” We practice that at every opportunity, whether with friends or family. It’s not uncommon for us to throw together a dinner party for ten or more on the spur of the moment. For those times that we do plan in advance, I like to …

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