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Published on June 18th, 2012 | by TLV News


Cook Of The House: Buck Walden (Owner, Rib Cage of Oxford)

Name: Buck Walden

Hometown: Corinth, Mississippi

Who is your favorite cook/chef? Tie- Russ Green / Eric Sloan

What kitchen tool/utensil could you not live without? Our smoker.

How did you get into cooking? Family friend was a caterer (fish fries, etc). I would tag along and help. I think I was 7 or 8 the 1st time I got to help.

What is the best thing about your job? People enjoying what you do.

What is your favorite flavor combo? Pulled BBQ /melted cheddar/sloppy slaw/Rib Cage BBQ sauce/dry rub on a toasted bun.

Name three items in your fridge: Milk/water/Diet Coke.

Where do you get your best recipe ideas? Watching, listening, reading, trying.

What is the best meal you’ve ever eaten? My mom’s Christmas Dinner: Prime Rib, homemade casseroles, dessert!!! (Dixie can cook.)

Personal specialties: Anything on grill or smoker.

Favorite Midnight snack: Breakfast food.

Favorite Kitchen Music: Old country or classic rock.

Who would you most like to cook for and what would you prepare? A few more Oxonians everyday…ribs and BBQ.

Where do you like to dine in Oxford? Proud Larrys’, Taylor Grocery, Blind Pig.

Favorite restaurant in the world: Mr. B’s in New Orleans.

What do you like to do in your free time? Golf/biking.

Fried catfish: eat the tail or not? Hell yes…the tail is the best part.

This article was published in The Local Voice #158 (June 14-28, 2012)…
Click here to download the PDF of issue #158.


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The Local Voice is a bimonthly entertainment guide and newspaper based in Oxford, Mississippi, covering and distributed in North Central Mississippi, including Oxford, Ole Miss, Taylor, Abbeville, Water Valley, Lafayette County, Yalobusha County, and parts of Panola County, Marshall County, and Tupelo . The Local Voice is distributed free to over 255 locations in North Mississippi and also available as a full color PDF download worldwide on the internet.

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