Recipes and Concepts

In this section, you will sometimes find complete recipes and sometimes we will simply explore concepts in food – ideas for combinations, thoughts on what authenticity means, new contexts for specific cuisines, and so forth. Some of my favorites are listed below (the rest, and there are many, can be linked to from the navigation bar under “Recipes and Concepts” – when you roll over “Recipes and Concepts” you will see the entire list):

Pimento cheese and chicken salad – COMBINED
On the Importance of Free Hushpuppies to Southerners
Is it Soul Food or Traditional Southern Cooking?
Would you eat squirrel? Chef Kelly English discusses eating squirrel as a kid in the South

Captain Stanley’s in Raleigh has been serving up Calabash-style home cooking for decades and business is always booming.