Whole fried turkey is the best illustration I know of just how delicious and greaseless fried food can be.

Use a large, shallow pan, not a turkey roaster, and nurture the bird with its own juices by basting often, and I think you'll like the results.

This is the basic recipe for a dish that allows great variation.

An example of deglazing with possibilities limited only by our imaginations and mood.

This brined chicken manages to pay tribute to the traditional South of days past and the multicultural South still on the horizon.


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Buckwheat not dead: Healthy grain can make earthy dessert

People have a tendency to assume that just because something is good for you, it has to taste bad. But every now and then a blast from the past can bring a bland dish full circle. For Southern cook Sean Brock, the secret to getting a rich, earthy taste in savory and sweet dishes is buckwheat, the often-neglected ingredient that's become popular with cool cooks.