Often people are curious about the name of this blog. It mostly has to do with my Mom, who hails from North Carolina. The magnolia is for her. The whole story about Concrete Magnolia can be found here. As for the concrete, thats all New York babies.
We were in her beloved state this weekend for the saddest sort of celebration and I came back a bit inspired.
I love all food, but for some reason there is nothing that quite compares to food eaten in the South
With that said, I give you Shrimp & Grits.