The South shall rise again with a Pound Cake in her hand!

Brown Sugar Poundcake

The South Shall Rise Again…….with a Pound Cake in Her hand!  By Chiqui Collier

Just got to Raleigh this past Monday……stopped in a little city outside of Macon Georgia called Forsyth to spend a few days with my dear friend “Sister”.

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Covey Rise Farms……..Husser, Louisiana

Market Basket SaladCovey Rise Salad

Not long ago, my sweet friend Anne Sharp, owner of Covey Rise Farms, gave me an assortment of some really beautiful vegetables, freshly picked that morning. I was to attend my nephew’s baby girl’s first birthday party and wanted to bring something special…..so this generous gift was perfect timing! In my bag I found: red and golden beets, some cherry tomatoes, and lots of colorful baby greens.

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Aunt Julie’s Paella

Rich, Fragrant and an absolute Show Stopper that will thrill the taste buds, GUARANTEED!  Tender pork, juicy chicken, yummy calamari, succulent jumbo shrimp surrounded by briny olives, tender vegetables and exotic Saffron……a real “Impress Your Friends” main course.

All this needs is a great Market Basket Tossed Green Salad with Grape Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and a Homemade Creole Vinaigrette.  Add some crusty, hot French bread and a lovely bottle of wine…..Bon Appetit!

 

Aunt Julie’s Paella Page 18.  Salad Dressing page 137. Sangria page 50.