Entries by Shaun David

Cheesecake Business Booming in Mississippi

Mississippi Made | New York Approved Cotton Blues, an independently owned restaurant in Hattiesburg, MS is experiencing exponential growth of their cheesecake business. The spike in sales happened when they began selling to grocery stores in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Texas. Cotton Blues Cheesecakes began as a regular dessert on their restaurant menu, but […]

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How are grits made?

Start with fresh corn At Cotton Blues in Hattiesburg Mississippi, we go through close to 200 pounds a month of grits. They’re stone ground in Oxford, Mississippi with a 1910 grist mill. The high-quality corn and stone ground process allows the ground corn to absorb spices better than the typical steel milled corn you find in the […]

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How To: Cotton Blues Lemon Icebox Pie Recipe

Cotton Blues Lemon Icebox Pie is one of the most popular desserts on the Cotton Blues menu. With its picture-perfect meringue and the delicate balance of sweet and sour, the dessert screams south Mississippi. Between 2012 and 2016, patrons of Cotton Blues begged pastry chef Shaun Davis to share the recipe. In May of 2016, […]