Southern Legitimacy Statement:
Born in Mississippi before living in Kentucky, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida (in the South, but not Southern) and settling in Georgia.
It is not ‘hot’ until above 95, nor humid below 95%. Anything less is ‘muggy’ at best.
Catfish is only meant to be cooked by frying in cornmeal. Blackened is acceptable if a fryer is not available and you have kin from New Orleans to tell you how.
Sweet potatoes are a vegetable.
Cornbread does not contain flour, only cornmeal, and it is best served for breakfast Monday morning extra crispy with butter and sorghum.
Most parts of every meal can be cooked in a cast iron skillet, possibly the same one. Sometimes at the same time.Read more