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Deep South Dining | BBQ Sauce w/ Trudy Fisher

Most people, if asked, have one person in their social circle that can be counted for good barbecue. And they are probably known as the "BBQ Guy". But on Deep South Dining we have our resident "BBQ Girl", Trudy Fisher! Always at the ready for a good grilling conversation Trudy joins Malcolm and Carol for a discussion about good 'Que and the sauce that brings it home. With many styles and variations BBQ sauce has something for everyone. Even dry rub for those that do not want wet meat. Let's eat y'all!

TruQue BBQ Sauce


• 1 oz unsalted butter

• 1/2 large sweet onion, finely chopped

• 1 tsp black pepper

• 2 tsp kosher salt

• 2 minced garlic cloves

• 2 cup tomato sauce

• 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar

• 1/3 cup molasses

• 3 Tbs yellow mustard

• 2 Tbs Worcestershire

• 2 Tbs light brown sugar

• 1 Tbs Crystal hot sauce


Melt butter and add pepper and 1 tsp of the salt.   Add onions, then garlic and cook for 1 minute.  Stir in tomato sauce, vinegar, molasses, mustard, and sugar and transfer to a blender. Add remaining  salt and hot sauce and pulse until smooth.

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Deep South Dining | Cooking with Nick Wallace

Chef Nick Wallace is one of our favorite guest here on Deep South Dining. Not only does his Mississippi roots shine in the food he prepares but his genuine caring for people can be summed up as true southern hospitality. Today Malcolm and Carol catch up with Nick about his latest partnerships with Dole and Nova Nordik that keep uplifting his mission of access to healthy meals for children and families. Also they talk about his latest restaurant endeavours in Natchez and how the pandemic really took a toll on his mental health. But before the conversation with Nick Wallace, Carol brings you into her kitchen where she and Malcolm prepared a special lunch for the Mississippi Arts Commission virtual conference.Show LinksArts Now - State Arts Conference- Lunch with Carol Puckett and Malcolm WhiteNIck Wallace Culinary PECORINO CHEESE ENCRUSTED CATFISH (from 4-pound catfish fillets 1 cup Panko bread crumbs 2 tablespoons grated pecorino cheese 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano and basil 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon coarse or ground black pepper 2 large eggs beaten 1/4 cup whole milk Nonstick Spray INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Grab a shallow pan, sheet pan Coat the inside of the baking pan with nonstick pan spray. In a pie pan or shallow dish, mix the breadcrumbs, cheese, spices, salt and pepper; set it aside. In another pan or dish, combine the egg and the milk. Dip each fish fillet in the milk mixture. Coat each fish in the crumb mixture on both sides. Arrange the fillets in one layer in the baking pan. Bake them for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork, or the internal temperature reaches a minimum of 145°F with a food thermometer.