Tag Archives: Sweet potato

Some Southern Sweets Soar, Some Sink

We’re calling it. The lightning round that wrapped up the 1st round of the Southern Sweets Showdown is over. Between the play-in round and the 1st full round, you’ve now eliminated 36 sweets from our field of 68.

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Southern Sweets Results: 7s vs. 10s

Based on the latest round of results from the Southern Sweets Showdown, we can draw the following conclusions: •People love sweet potatoes, but not more than fried dough covered in powdered sugar. •We need more Kentuckians reading the site. Herewith, the evidence: Hand-Held Treats #10 Oatmeal Creme Pie 60%#7 Bourbon Balls 40% Miscellany #10 Tupelo […]

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Nothing Sweeter than a Sweet “Buhtayduh”

The long first round of the Southern Sweets Showdown continues with pairings of the seven-seeds and 10-seeds. To speed things along, we’re bringing you not one, but two, two, TWO match-ups in one post! (Call now to receive this special offer.)

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Twanglish Lesson: Buhtayduh

After a little break to make room for the early pairings in the Southern Sweets Showdown, Twanglish Lessons is back! Or are back. Or sump’m.

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Southern Sweets Showdown Play-in: #17 Pucker Powder vs. #16 Nekot Cookies

Next up in our play-in round is the Miscellany Region. This pairing of the 16 and 17 seeds from the Miscellany Region features two commercial treats that represent a multi-generation gap. On one side is the nearly century-old cookie from Lance known as the Nekot. On the other is the just-over-a-decade-old Pucker Powder. Check out […]

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Southern Sweets: The Yams Did It

Considering yams a Thanksgiving-only confection is Yankee thinking. No Southern meat-and-three worth its salt and lard would even consider not having yams on the menu year-round.

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Southern Sweets Showdown Play-in: #17 Yams vs. #16 Ambrosia

It’s finally here! The first play-in matchup of the inaugural Southern Sweets Showdown is upon us. This pairing of the 16 and 17 seeds from the Miscellany Region features treats typically associated with specific holidays.

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