Chicken Chowder, Beverly Hicks Burch

Chicken Chowder By Beverly Hicks Burch Cooler weather always starts getting me in the mood for soup. I love most soups. This chowder is adapted from a recipe I found in Southern Living in Feb. 1983. When I make a chicken broth I usually do more than just stew chicken in water. I enrich the






Bev’s Peachy Pork Picante, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bev’s Peachy Pork Picante By Beverly Hicks Burch I used to make the dish every so often for the family. A few years ago, the National Pork Producers Council developed an add campaign to make the public aware of the fact that pork is a source of lean, low-fat protein. I discovered the recipe I






As American as…Well, Apple Pie, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As American as…Well, Apple Pie By Beverly Hicks Burch What is your favorite pie? Mine? Well, maybe Pecan Pie…or Pumpkin…or maybe Key Lime…maybe coconut…well, darn…maybe I don’t have a favorite. I know what I don’t like…Mincemeat Pie. Even the name sounds disgusting to me. As Americans we’ve heard the expression “As American as Apple Pie”.






Crock Pot Apple Butter, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Crock Pot Apple Butter By Beverly Hicks Burch Now that fall is here we tend to think of heartier foods and foods that highlight the seasonal produce and products available on the market. I think of soups and stews and other filling dishes. I also often think of apples during the fall…it must go back






About the Bama Steel Magnolia’s Bistro

About the BamaSteelMagnolia’s Bistro I’m a collector…I’am a cook. Yes, the two have met and co-fed each other throughout my lifetime. On top of everything else I am Southern and proud of it! Being Southern has certainly affected my cooking and marrying a New Mexican cowboy did, too! I’m East Tennessee born and Alabama raised






Welcome to the Bama Steel Magnolia’s Bistro

Come in and look around. This is a place for me to share my collection of recipes and cookbooks…a 34+ year collection. I’ve been cooking since I was a child and have been told I’m not bad at what I do;-) I’ll also try to share some background, history and nutrition. If you looking a