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My grandmother and my mother are behind this dish. I’m lucky enough to have enjoyed this many times over.
 

 It’s a family favorite that I’m very proud to share with all of you.
 
Ingredients
  • 1 medium head of red cabbage cored and sliced thin
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 small apples cored and sliced
  • 4 small bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions
 
In a Dutch oven, toss cabbage, onion, and apples. Add water, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/4 hours.

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Originally posted on Buzz in Cooking:

Southern style buttery grits and the shrimp with the combination of spices marry so amazingly well together. This is a definite favorite of mine and I’m sure it will be yours as well.
 

Shrimp and Grits
 
Grits
 
Here are the Ingredients:
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup grits
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  •  salt
  •  pepper
Heat the milk and cream and slowly whisk in the grits. Bring them to a slow boil and then simmer. Be sure to stir so it doesn’t stick or burn. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes until smooth and creamy. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter. It should be creamy and not to thick. Add more cream if you need to and then add salt and pepper.
 
Shrimp
 
Here are the Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove…

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Originally posted on Buzz in Cooking:

I have a love for Seafood. Mussels with leeks, garlic, wine and butter. The best combo ever. This recipe has large homemade garlic croutons.
 

Steamed Mussels with Leeks and Garlic Croutons
 
This recipe is adapted from a favorite restaurant The Village Idiot
 
Here are the Ingredients:
 
Mussels
  • 3 pounds mussels
  • olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 leeks, white parts only, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 bunch fresh thyme
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
Rinse the mussels under cold running water while scrubbing with a vegetable brush. Remove the stringy mussel beards with your thumb and index finger as you wash them. Discard any mussels with broken shells.Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the leeks, garlic, and thyme and cook until the vegetables cook down to a pulp…

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