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Old 01-01-2009, 04:34 PM   #11
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UB, that is beautiful!
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Old 01-01-2009, 04:42 PM   #12
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OMG ~ Kitchenelf ~ THANK YOU!!!! The apple cider vinegar totally did the trick. They are wonderful. That was the best suggestion. Thank you!!
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Old 01-01-2009, 05:02 PM   #13
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It all looks delicious but, in my unique situation living overseas, the greens are what make my mouth water. I can't buy them (or the seeds) here. Next trip to Florida I'm going to buy seeds so I can grow my own.

The skillet cornbread looks excellent as well. I've got a batch cooking now to go with a smoked pork shoulder and homemade southern potato salad. All will be ready in a few minutes.

If you want to try a new technique for skillet cornbread cooked on the stovetop, try mine. It's pretty good. My recipe is posted on Mama's Southern Cooking: Skillet Cornbread.
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Old 01-01-2009, 05:15 PM   #14
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Miss Calli -- For the peas you could try frying a strip (or two) of bacon cut into several pieces...When almost done add some diced onion, and maybe a little bit of bell pepper. Cook this for a few then add it all to the peas...Garlic would be a big plus!!! A bay leaf, and a pinch of thyme would be interesting as well ---------

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Old 01-01-2009, 06:21 PM   #15
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Don't forget the Louisiana Hot Sauce!

Finca, for seeds, just search seed catalogues, and you can either order a catalogue or even order the seeds online.
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Old 01-01-2009, 06:44 PM   #16
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That's a plate of good lookin' food for sure. You should be in for some good luck this year =)
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Old 01-02-2009, 02:38 AM   #17
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I don't make greens for our New years day dinner - I make cole slaw, but with the peas I put in some red pepper flakes and pieces of ham. Our dd brought a can of mixed greens which everyone ate a bit of, but I didn't think they were good at all. There aren't many canned veggies I like, though.
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Old 01-03-2009, 01:19 AM   #18
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OK what language are you guys speaking here??? LOL what is pot-likker???

This Yankee needs a translator!!
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Old 01-03-2009, 08:20 AM   #19
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OK what language are you guys speaking here??? LOL what is pot-likker???

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Pot-Likker (Liquor) is the juice/broth/liquid left in the pot after cooking vegetables. The term is more closely associated to the liquid/etc. after cooking "greens' (turnip/mustard/collards etc.), but can refer to the liquid/broth/etc. of any "boiled" vegetable. I routinely eat all types of peas, greens, beans, cabbage, etc in a bowl just so I can enjoy the pot-likker
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Old 01-03-2009, 06:57 PM   #20
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Ahhh OK thanks UB that does sound good!
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