We love food here at Mud & Magnolias, and based off of our readers’ feedback, you do, too. As we swiftly approach 2020, we took a look back through the year and decided to compile our list of 2019’s top 10 recipes.
These Salted Caramel Chocolate Chunk Cookies are the ultimatum. Throw out all other recipes, because this cookie is the end-all be-all. It brings the familiarity of chocolate chip cookies that taste like comfort, but combines it with the flavor combination we salty-sweet dreamers crave: salted caramel. In attempts to bring about the best cookie, here’s a break-down of the methodology behind each element and why a trip to the store to get the precise ingredients instead of mediocre substitutions will pay off in the end. Buckle up and get pumped, because these cookies will change your world forever.
No matter how hard we try to deny it, the simple fact is that the holidays can be stressful. Between the craziness of shopping, wrapping, budgeting, traveling, cooking, decorating – and the list goes on – sometimes, it can all be a little too much.
In small-town Mississippi – Mantachie to be precise – at the top of a small hill sits a house that now belongs to Tyler Camp. Surrounding it are homes owned by his parents and aunts’ families. There, atop the hill, that is the heart of the Camp Compound.
Upstairs, opposite the train tracks, a bearded man sits near a window, quietly working. His booth is less cluttered than most in Relics, but the walls are lined with sepia-toned artwork, a few splashes of color here and there. The man, Alfred L. Jones, doesn’t dip his paint brushes into a palate; instead, three small Rubbermaid containers. In them, coffee.