Mexican Bread Pudding

Mexican Bread Pudding Recipe – Capirotada

Mexican Bread Pudding is probably like nothing you have ever had before.  This dessert is one of the most traditional Lenten dishes in Mexico.  It has an interesting combination of … Continued

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

I personally love Mexican Hot Chocolate all frothed up and hot on a cool morning, so I wanted to share this recipe with you that came from my husbands grandparents … Continued

Mexican Pineapple Water - Agua de Pina

Mexican Pineapple Water Recipe – Agua Fresca

Mexican Pineapple Water, Agua Fresca, is refreshing and delicious. It is basically fresh pineapple sweet water, and it is very refreshing to drink during hot summer months.  Agua Frescas are … Continued

Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas

Mexican Pumpkin Empanada Recipe

Try this Pumpkin Empanada recipe this fall.  They are little pastry hand pies filled with a sweet pumpkin filling.     An empanada is a stuffed bread or pastry filled … Continued

Mincemeat Pie

Mincemeat Pie Recipe

Old-Fashioned Mincemeat Pie Recipe Mincemeat Pie has been my favorite holiday pie since I was a little girl (that was awhile ago).  My grandmother, Mabel Myers, used to make her … Continued

Minorcan Clam Chowde

Minorcan Clam Chowder History and Recipe

Beyond the debate of whether creamy, clear, or tomato-based clam chowder is best, St. Augustine, Florida, has its own famous hopped-up version called Minorcan clam chowder.   Hopped up – … Continued

Mint Julep

Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe

This wonderful refreshing Mint Julep cocktail is very popular in Kentucky.  People from Charleston, South Carolina, also like to claim the mint julep as their own.  It is always made with … Continued

Mojito Cocktail

Mojito Cocktail Recipe – Cuban Mojito Recipe

A Mojito Cocktail is extremely refreshing and is a great cocktail to drink on a hot summer day.   I call this Mojito Cocktail the Cuban version of a Mint Julep. Mojito means … Continued

Moravian Ginger Cookies

Moravian Ginger Cookies Recipe

Moravian Ginger Cookies are paper-thin and crispy molasses cookies that are cut into shapes and baked. These cookies are considered a signature cookie of the town of Winston-Salem, NC. These … Continued

Muffuletta Bread

Muffuletta Bread Recipe

Muffuletta Bread is used in making New Orleans’ famous signature sandwich called the Muffuletta Sandwich.  These sandwiches can be found all over New Orleans from delis to pool halls and … Continued

muffuletta sandwich

Muffuletta Sandwich Recipe and History

What is a Muffuletta Sandwich? Muffuletta; muffaletta; mufeletta  (moof-fuh-LEHT-tuh or moo-foo-LE-ta) – It’s nickname is simply muff. Muffuletta Sandwiches can be found all over New Orleans from delis to pool halls … Continued

New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder History

 History of New England Clam Chowder     Even in New England, known for the Boston or New England-style chowders, you can find different types of clam chowder.  New Englanders … Continued

New Mexican Spicy Beef Stew Recipe

New Mexican Spicy Beef Stew Recipe is not for the faint of heart –  as it has lots of chile peppers!  It is more like a Tex-Mex recipe for beef … Continued

New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce Recipe

New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce is a popular dessert served during Mardi Gras.  Bread Puddings tastes so decadent and is positive proof that leftover bread does have a purpose … Continued

New Orleans Gumbo History and Recipe

New Orleans Gumbo has been called the greatest contribution of Louisiana kitchens to American cuisine.  It is the quintessential dish of New Orleans with many versions of it.   It is … Continued