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Old 03-30-2015, 04:12 PM   #1
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Hello from a Budding Southern Cook

Hi, everyone:

I am new to this website and just wanted to introduce myself. I am a southern girl based in the Midwest and I am trying to reconnect to the lesser-known cooking traditions and culinary history of the Inner Banks of North Carolina. Since I can't stop by the local restaurant or pop over to my grandmother's house, I have to really buckle down and keep those culinary traditions alive.

I am also very interested in building a decent repertoire of Mid-Atlantic coastal recipes...and I would like to collect some good, older cookbooks that are not commercially available (i.e., Fire Department Women's Auxiliary, Young Baptist Women circa 1983, etc.)...

Also, I am trying to learn to be better on the charcoal grill this summer (so, please, wish me luck, y'all ).

Hope to see you around!



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Old 03-30-2015, 04:36 PM   #2
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Hey. Welcome. Hope you post a lot of regional recipes. Always open to trying new things......

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Old 03-30-2015, 04:48 PM   #3
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Welcome to DC!
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Old 03-30-2015, 04:59 PM   #4
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Thank you! Looking forward to learning and contributing.
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Old 03-30-2015, 05:10 PM   #5
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Welcome to DC! Drat, I just dropped off a bunch of church lady cookbooks to our local library.
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Old 03-30-2015, 07:13 PM   #6
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Welcome to DC! I have a large cookbook collection, but a lot of mine are from the Midwest!
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Old 03-30-2015, 07:42 PM   #7
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Hello and welcome to DC.

I'm a Northerner and this afternoon while doing an internet search for a Southern style recipe, I ran across these two web sites you and perhaps others may find interesting. ( went back and looked them up again.)

Enjoy your stay with DC.

North Carolina Travel, Food, and Culture | | Our State Magazine

Taste of Southern
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Old 03-30-2015, 08:44 PM   #8
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Welcome to D.C.!
I will see if I can put together some of the types of recipes you are interested in when I can find the time.
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Old 03-30-2015, 09:57 PM   #9
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Welcome, IBXN8V. Stick around, jump in, and have fun!
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Old 04-01-2015, 12:32 PM   #10
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