With the Army Corps of Engineers taking the Flood Fight 2011 – Operation Watershed downriver we will take a culinary tour of the affected areas:
Monday – Memphis District Munchies – Elvis Meatloaf
Tuesday – Vicksburg District Vittles – Mississippi River Chicken & Dumplings
Wednesday – New Orleans District Nosh
Thursday – BBQ Byway
Fishy Friday River Style
From Cairo, Illinois in the North to the mouth of the White River in Arkansas the Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District is the center of as levees are blasted and the Mississippi spills from its banks. Here are some suggestions on local fare you might find as you travel the Great River Road.
Regional Recipe Guides
Elvis Recipe Postcard Collection – 13 recipes published as a series. There are other places on the web that the recipes are easier to read, but this is the only place that may have all of them in one place.
Cheeseburger Meatloaf and Sauce – Paula Dean’s spin on Elvis’ recipe.
Slow Cooker Rotisserie Style Memphis Chicken – Spiced whole chicken cooked dry on aluminum foil balls in a slow cooker.