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Dirty Rice

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups long-grain rice
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 pound chicken livers, cleaned and finely chopped
  • 2 scallions, trimmed, white and green parts, cut crosswise into 1/8-inch pieces
  • 2 stalks celery, including leafy greens, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano, or 2 tablespoons dried
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds and ribs removed, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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Cornbread

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Cornbread

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Fried Okra

Ingredients
  • 5 cups vegetable shortening
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound fresh okra, stems trimmed
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Corn, Cranberry Bean, and Fried-Okra Salad

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
  • 8 ounces fresh cranberry beans, shelled (1 cup)
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 ears of corn, shucked and halved
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 ounces small okra, stems removed, halved lengthwise and quartered if large
  • 1 ounce (2 1/2 cups) lamb's quarter
  • 1 ounce (2 cups) baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, leaves torn if large
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Pickled Watermelon Rind

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Skillet Cornbread

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup instant nonfat dry milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • Vegetable oil, for skillet
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Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients
  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup light beer, such as a pale ale
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup cola
  • 2 teaspoons Blue Ribbon Hot Sauce, or other prepared hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 serrano chile, seeds removed, if desired, chopped
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Arugula Pesto Snap Beans

Ingredients
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • 2 pounds snap beans, stem ends removed
  • 1/2 cup Arugula Pesto
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 handfuls baby arugula (about 6 cups), washed and drained
  • 1 cup (3 ounces) freshly grated or shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
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Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings

Time:1 hour 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (1 1/2 pounds), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 bunch scallions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and diced medium
  • 2 celery stalks, diced medium
  • 2 medium carrots, diced medium
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 2 bottles pilsner or another light- or medium-bodied lager (12 ounces each)
  • 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • Cornmeal Dumpling Dough
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