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  • Coast Cooking: Good barbecue is not easy to do

    Posted on October 29, 2014

    Barbecue is an art-form

    There's a new barbecue place in Ocean Springs -- McClure’s Barbecue of New Orleans has partnered with the Mississippi Juke Joint to offer their barbecue in Ocean Springs. Drive east on Government Street, and you’ll run in to it (but you’ll smell it first). This new place stands a chance of making a go of it. I got to sample some of their brisket the other day, and it was melt-in-your-mouth delicious.   Barbecue is an art-form, as any aficionado will tell you. Doubt it? Give it a try yourself, but let's get something straight first: there are many levels of barbecue goodness. I've had some store-bought barbecue that was good. I've eaten barbecue at that was better than normal at some restaurants, but that top class, made by real pit masters,  is in a category all by itself. My barbecue efforts have been OK, but not great. I have found some success with my barbecue sauce, though. Give this a try and tell me what you think. SWEET BARBECUE SAUCE 2 cups hickory flavored BBQ sauce (use the top brand

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  • Coast Cooking: Southern country cooking is underrated

    Posted by JULIAN BRUNT/SPECIAL TO THE SUN HERALD on October 28, 2014

    Southern country cooking

    Some people turn their noses up at the thought of Southern country cooking. Shame on them!

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  • Coast Cooking: Sorghum is a delightful sweetener

    Posted by JULIAN BRUNT/SPECIAL TO THE SUN HERALD on October 27, 2014

    Terry Norwood of Etta makes sorghum.

    My guess is the average consumer, even in the South, doesn't know much about sorghum molasses.

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  • Coast Cooking: A simple dessert

    Posted by JULIAN BRUNT/SPECIAL TO THE SUN HERALD on October 24, 2014

    Dessert coffee

    A simple dessert

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  • COAST COOKING: Hot dogs are perfect for on the go

    Posted by JULIAN BRUNT/SPECIAL TO THE SUN HERALD on October 23, 2014

    Hot dogs are perfect for on the go

    America's favorite food, the hot dog, is street food, easy to take along with you and found on street corners everywhere.

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  • Coast Cooking: Pho is the ultimate Vietnamese restaurant food

    Posted by JULIAN BRUNT/SPECIAL TO THE SUN HERALD on October 22, 2014

    Pho

    Pho, the national dish of Vietnam is a delicious beef broth soup, loaded with thin slices of beef and rice noodles.

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