Stanfield’s Steakhouse – Grilling Up a Classic Steak

Muscle Shoals, Alabama…. Just east of Wilson Dam Road about six miles out River Road at the Ford City four-way stop sign, sets a country looking building that houses one of the better steakhouses in the Shoals area.  Stanfield’s Steakhouse has been around since 1999 and original was branded as a O’Bryans Steakhouse (a regional […]

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Mad Dog Mike’s BBQ – Hog Heaven on a Bun!

The Experience… We departed Cam’s Outside Cafe and BBQ and continued our journey back northwest toward Cullman where we made the finally Q-Joint stop on our list for the day.  Mad Dog Mike’s BBQ has a sign on a post beside the Berlin Plaza Quick Stop and Vulcan Brand Gas.  Heading east the sign is […]


Side Dish: Vivian Howard’s Chicken Bog

Blog post and picture from Southern Foodways Alliance, of whom we are a member.  This an excerpt post with link to the full story. By Jenna Mason The autumnal equinox may be a couple weeks away, but here in Oxford, Mississippi, fall has most certainly arrived. (The proof is in the putting on your brakes […]

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Tangy Cheerwine Barbecue Sauce

Cheerwine is a North Carolina thing, it is only sold in about 14 states, however, it can be ordered on line. Tangy Cheerwine Barbecue Sauce   Print Prep time 45 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 1 hour 5 mins   This is a tangy sweet sauce with a hint of cherry made from […]


Memphis BBQ Sauce – Neely’s Style

Neely’s Bar-B-Cue was located in Memphis but they decided to shut down all of their operations there in 2013.  They still operate a restaurant in New York City.  The Neely name was made famous by being associated with Interstate BBQ. Memphis style barbecue is one of the four major regional styles in the US, the […]

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Alabama White Sauce

White sauce was first introduced at Big Bob Gibson’s Barbecue in Decatur, Alabama in 1925.  It has been a regional favorite ever since it was first served with smoked chicken.  White sauce continues as one of the many table sauces available at Big Bob Gibson’s Barbecue. Alabama White sauce uses mayonnaise as it’s base instead […]