So! Good morning! Um...
...(sound of nervous fingertips drumming on the keyboard)...
Hey, I have three Paula Deen cookbooks. I did not manage to use them before, say, June of this year so I am using them now. Here is the first one. Cookbook #89: The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cookbook (Paula Deen, 1998). Provenance: Mom. Previous recipes on this blog: none. Likelihood that you would have guessed the food personality based on the following mise en place: pretty low, I bet.
|I tricked you, there are three sticks of butter under that broccoli.|
There are several directions I could have gone with this thing. Cheeseburger Meatloaf was one way. Uh, Confederate Bean Soup was another. I decided to take the radical approach of picking a recipe that sounded good to me at the moment, which was Savory Salmon with rice.
|It's salmon with a ton of vegetables on it.|
In Cookbook #90: The Lady & Sons, Too! (Paula Deen, 2000), I went with the dish created by the surprising layout of ingredients above, Szechuan Chicken with Angel hair Pasta.
|It was pasta and chicken with a ton of vegetables on it.|
And finally, Cookbook #91: The Lady & Sons Just Desserts (Paula Deen, 2002) included this Fresh Blackberry Crisp.
|I'm not going to lie, this was delicious.|
Verdict: I DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT THIS ANYMORE, YOU GUYS.
Aaaaaanyway. Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays this child from the swift completion of her concrete-mowing rounds.