Spaghetti Pie is one of the oldest recipes in my collection. I have served this to hundreds of people over the years, and when it comes to crowd pleasers, this one is at the top of my list.Read More
There are certain dishes that require cornbread to really complete them as a meal. Things like Black Eyed Peas, King Ranch Chicken, maybe Chili, and definitely Beef Stew.
Sadly, there is also a wealth of horrible cornbread out there, delivering results that miss the mark of perfectly complimenting a hearty dish that begs for a slice of cornbread.
Too sweet. Too dry. Too flavorless. Too thin. Too greasy. Too cake-like. Sound familiar?Read More
Every year, our family kicks off Chili season on Halloween. It is our inaugural launch into soups and stews, and no matter how warm it may be on October 31, we serve hot piping bowls of Chili before heading out into the neighborhood for trick-or-treating. My children have come to expect it, and I love the tradition….Read More
Roasting a chicken is a life skill I think everyone should master. There is something earthy yet elegant about the finished product, and no matter the occasion, a roast chicken is always lovely.
Would you like to hang out in the kitchen together and learn how to roast a chicken? Awesome! Let’s begin by answering a few chicken-related questions….Read More
If you saw the Roast Beef Sliders post last week, then you may have noticed this golden beauty in the backdrop. A few of you even emailed and asked, wondering about the side dish in the shot. This is none other than Sweet Corn Pudding, and she is fantastic….Read More
Imagine a pot of succulent, slow-simmering, intoxicatingly fragrant roast beef. Now imagine tender chunks of said savory roast beef, sandwiched between two halves of a Dijon-slathered Hawaiin roll. Welcome to Roast Beef Sliders. You're going to like it here….Read More
While I cannot recall the exact year we discovered Hot Corn Dip, I do know that very few sporting events have passed without it being a part of our game day menu. I also know that more times than not, I have decided in the heat of summer that yes indeed it is worth turning on the oven to make this dip. The corn and vegetables and cheese all globbed together on a tortilla chip have a way of making the heat from the oven worth it every time….Read More
Cucumber Feta Salsa is one of my all-time favorite warm weather appetizers. Less of a recipe, more of a formula of ingredients that meld together into something delicious, Cucumber Feta Salsa hits all the right flavor notes for me. Cool, crunchy cucumber, salty feta cheese, a splash of lemon, a touch of heat from the red onion, and the brightness of dill….Read More