'Georgia On My Thighs' on Serious Eats

Cornucopia Salad at Georgia On My Thighs

Serious Eats contributor Michele Humes shares her experience making Paula Deen's cornucopia salad on her blog, Georgia On My Thighs. The salad is a sight to behold: lettuce, celery, green pepper, water chestnuts, peas, mushrooms, and bananas topped with a mixture of mayonnaise, sugar, and white vinegar, sprinkled with raisins, peanuts, grated Cheddar, scallion tops, and bacon.... More

'Georgia On My Thighs' Cooks Along with Paula Deen

Most food-blog readers are familiar with the cookbook cook-along blog genre. Julie Powell invented it with her Julie/Julia Project, eventually garnering a book and movie deal from it. Then came Carol Blymire, with a seemingly more improbable cook-along, working through a Thomas Keller book on French Laundry at Home, followed by dizzying new heights with Alinea at Home. And let's not forget Nose to Tail at Home, cooking through Fergus Henderson's Whole Beast. But Thomas Keller is exacting and demanding. Cooking from Alinea practically mandates that you buy a chemistry lab. And some folks might be squeamish about a pig's head staring up at them from their stock pot. Heck, even the comparatively more accessible Julia Child recipes are beyond... More

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