Shrimp and Grits

Creamy Shrimp and Grits Recipe

  Shrimp and Grits are a favorite dish in the “Low Country” of South Carolina and particularly in Charleston.  For decades, shrimp and grits have been considered a basic breakfast for … Continued

Creole Baked Beans

Creole Baked Beans Recipe

Creole Baked Beans are so delicious, easy to make, plus they are healthy!  This bean dish is an adaptation of the Northern Italian classic that is simply wonderful and full … Continued

Cuban Sandwich History

    History of Cuban Sandwich, Cubano Sandwich    Photo courtesy of Tony Hernandez III of Mr. Cubano, authentic Cuban Sandwiches, in Cape Canaveral, Florida     The Cuban sandwich, … Continued

Cucumber Salsa

Cucumber Salsa Recipe

Cucumber Salsa has a wonderful crunchy flavor with the addition of cucumbers and yellow bell peppers to the traditional ingredients of onions, cilantro, jalapenos and garlic.  I really love a … Continued

Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca

Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca Recipe

Agua Fresca de Pepino y Calabacin   My daughters came across this unique and very refreshing Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca at a local farmer’s market this weekend.  This drink really … Continued

Danish Kringle

Danish Kringle History and Recipe

Danish Kringles is a Danish-like pastry, filled with fruits, nuts, cheese, etc., then drizzled with icing.  Over the years, a variety of fruit and nut fillings were added, and in the … Continued

Dark Chocolate Flan

Dark Chocolate Flan Recipe

Dark Chocolate Flan is absolutely perfect for all chocolate lovers!  Since I am a chocolate lover, I want to share with you one of my favorite desserts.  I know you … Continued

Date Shake

Date Shake History and Recipe

Date Milkshake is a tasty culinary creation, which is commonly made in the date-growing region, near Palm Springs, southern California.  These shakes may sound strange, but date shakes are fabulous!   … Continued

Taco Salad

Doritos Taco Salad Recipe

This is a very popular Doritos Taco Salad that is garnished with Doritos tortilla chips. I also like to add corn and avocados to make a good thing even better! … Continued

Dulce De Leche

Dulce De Leche Recipes

Dulce de leche, pronounced DOOL-say duh LAY-chay) is a luscious sweetened milk sauce that is literally finger-linking good!  The name means “milk sweet,” “milk jam,” and “sweet milk sauce.”  Dulce … Continued

Crab and Cabbage Salad

Dungeness Crab and Cabbage Salad Recipe

  Dungeness Crab and Cabbage Salad is a very delicious and easy-to-make salad that features the outstanding Dungeness crab of the west coast.  Dungeness Crab and Cabbage Salad makes a great … Continued

Dungeness Crab Cakes

Dungeness Crab Cakes Recipe

  These fantastic Dungeness Crab Cakes are fairly simple to make and are bursting with flavor – so savor the taste of fresh Dungeness Crab.  These also are great served as … Continued

Crab Dip Recipe

Easy Street Crab Dip Recipe

Easy Street Crab Dip recipe is festive looking and tastes wonderful.  How can you beat the flavors of crab combined with hot melted cheese?  Crab meat is so delicious. This crab … Continued

Election Day Cake

Election Day Cake History and Recipe

Election Day Cake is actually a classic English fruitcake or plum cake.  The original Election Day Cake included molasses, spice, raisins, and currants were used in this cake.  Later brandy was … Continued

Enchilada Suizas

Enchilada Suizas Recipe

The translation of Enchilada Suizas literally means Swiss Enchiladas.  This is my version of the signature dish at Samborn’s Restaurant in Mexico City, the one in the Casa de Azulejos (House … Continued