Emeril Lagasse's friend Sarah Etheridge says this Southern classic was often served at family gatherings and potluck dinners in her hometown of Columbus, Georgia. Rumors abound about this dish's legendary status. Some associate it with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who kept a home in Warm Springs, Georgia. Still others associate it with General George S. Patton, who would pass through Columbus on the train. Obviously, it's popular! Try it and you'll see why.