Korean Beef 1⁄3 cup soy sauce 1⁄3 cup mirin (Japanese cooking wine) 1⁄3 cup brown sugar or 1⁄4 cup honey 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh chopped ginger 1 teaspoon of Sambal Oelek chili garlic sauce (or Sriracha) 1⁄2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 bunch scallions, white and green parts chopped and separated 1 […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal FULTON – Quentin Clifton’s passion is cooking, and it shows when he talks about food. “I started watching my mother cook when I was 12 or 13, especially Sunday dinners,” said Clifton, who works at Mueller Copper Tubing in Fulton. “When I got home after school or at night, if […]

Hawaiian Chicken 5 to 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 1⁄3 cup soy sauce 1⁄3 cup brown sugar 1⁄2 cup pineapple juice Cooked rice Cut chicken into small chunks and place in a slow cooker. Cover with soy sauce, brown sugar and pineapple juice. Cook on medium heat for 3 to 4 hours. Serve over […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal FULTON – Nell Blaylock is always in the kitchen cooking something she can give away to a family member or someone in her community. “I cook four or five times a week for myself and a lot of times I’ll give my neighbors something or I’ll fix dinner for my […]

German Chocolate Cake 1 box Duncan Hines German chocolate cake mix 3 large eggs 1 cup milk 1⁄3 cup oil Coconut-Pecan Frosting 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk 11⁄2 cups sugar 11⁄2 sticks butter or margarine 4 egg yolks, lightly beaten 11⁄2 teaspoons vanilla 1 (7-ounce) package flaked coconut 11⁄2 cups chopped pecans Combine cake ingredients […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal GUNTOWN – There’s always something cooking at Pat Johnson’s house. At any given time, she might be making a cheesecake to sell to a friend. Once a week, she hosts “Cookie Thursday,” where she serves homemade cookies and milk to her grandchildren who live nearby and four other children she […]

PayDay Cake 1 box yellow cake mix 1 egg 1⁄3 cup water 2 sticks margarine, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring 3 cups miniature marshmallows 2 cups peanut butter baking chips 2 cups salted dry-roasted peanuts Combine cake mix, egg, water and 1 stick of melted margarine and mix well. Press into a greased 9×13-inch pan. […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – That Kathy Williams Ferris cooks and shares what she makes with people in her community can be traced directly to her mother’s influence. “Mother was always taking something to people,” said Ferris, who will be 59 on Thursday. “Her ministry was taking someone a loaf of bread. I […]

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Glazed Sugar Cookies 1 cup shortening (in pre-measured sticks) 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon nutmeg 41⁄2 cups all-purpose flour Glaze 1 cup powdered sugar 2 teaspoons milk, or more 2 teaspoons light corn syrup 1⁄4 teaspoon almond extract Cream together shortening, sugar, eggs, […]