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For when you Karo too much: In honor of MLK, Jr. Day, my great-grandmother’s pecan pie recipe

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a big fan of pie, supposedly. (Who isn't?) A few years ago, Austin, Tex. artist Luanne Stovall was baking a buttermilk one in honor of the civil-rights activist and decided to turn sharing it into a vehicle for peace and reconciliation on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Now, she...

Going local in P’cola

Apparently it's squash-appreciation week here at the Ethicurean. (See the Butter Bitch's and Omniwhore's posts below.) The above picture is more about the view from Granny Sweet-n-Sour's deck than it is about the organic butternut squash, but still, ain't it purdy? I bought the squash from Ever'man's co-op...

Golden Fleece raw milk from Lecanto, FL

Proponents of raw milk claim this magical elixir can cure childhood asthma and even allergies. I'm skeptical, but the evidence is overwhelming that the unpasteurized stuff goes down easier for lactards. But it doesn't protect against stomach viruses. Although I really like Straus Family Creamery's...

Christmas in Pensacola: Everman’s to the rescue!

Greetings from Pensacola, FL, which our most loyal readers (the ones related to us) will remember I last wrote about in June, when the Potato and I visited my grandmother. I'm back here for Christmas, having just survived a hellish bout of stomach flu. It's been a long week, and I'm only just now feeling...