Shrimp Ceviche

Ceviche, Seviche or Cebiche History

  Ceviche – the new “in” food of the beginning of the 21st century is actually an old world dish from South America called Ceviche.  It has been one of … Continued

Charlotte Russe Cake

Charlotte Russe Cake History

Charlotte Russe is a cake that the mold of the cake pan is lined with sponge fingers (Ladyfingers) and then filled with a custard.  Sometimes cake or bread slices are … Continued

Chasens Famous Chili History and Recipe

  History of Chasen’s Chili: Chasen’s Restaurant in Hollywood, California probably made the most famous chili.  The owner of the restaurant, Dave Chasen (1899-1973), ex-vaudeville performer, kept the recipe a … Continued

Cheese Curds

Cheese Curds History and Recipe

Cheese curds, a uniquely Wisconsin delicacy, are formed as a by-product of the cheese-making process.  Most cheese curd (at least the ones made in Wisconsin) are a cheddar cheese product. … Continued

Cheesecake

Cheesecake History

  Now days there are hundreds of different cheesecake recipes.  The ingredients are what make one cheesecake different from another.  The most essential ingredient in any cheesecake is cheese (the … Continued

Chess Pie History

  Chess pies are a Southern specialty that has a simple filling of eggs, sugar, butter, and a small amount of flour. ome recipes include cornmeal and others are made … Continued

Chicken a la King

Chicken a la King History and Recipe

Chicken a la King is a rich chicken dish that uses lots of cream with pimentos and sherry. It is served either on hot buttered toast, pastry shells, or in … Continued

Chicken Booyah History and Recipe

    What is Chicken Booyah? Chicken Booyah is a super “stick to your ribs” soup-stew made with chicken.  While chicken soup is universal and variations of this dish can … Continued

Chicken Fried Steak

Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

In Texas, the reigning queen of comfort food or down-home cooking is Chicken-Fried Steak, or as Texans affectionately call it CFS.  Every city, town, and village in Texas takes prides … Continued

Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

Chicken Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

Chicken Matzo Ball Soup Recipe – Chicken Dumpling Soup Stovetop and Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions Chicken Matzo Ball Soup is considered Jewish comfort food with the popular nickname of … Continued

Chicken Stew with Peppers and Tomatoes - Poulet Basquaise

Chicken Stew with Peppers and Tomatoes Recipe – Poulet Basquaise

Chicken Stew with Peppers and Tomatoes Recipe – Poulet Basquaise  Stove Top and Slow Cooker Instructions If you are like me, then you are constantly looking for a new and … Continued

Chiffon Cake History

Chiffon Cake History

    Chiffon Cake photo from the Betty Crocker website   According to General Mills, Chiffon Cake is the first really new cake in 100 years.  It uses vegetable oil … Continued

Chimichange

Chimichanga History and Recipe

Chimichanga, or “chimi,” has achieved cult status in Tucson.  A Chimichanga is a Mexican-American fusion large burrito prepared with a choice of meat, vegetables, and spices. deep-fried to a golden … Continued

Chitlins

Chitterlings (Chitlins) History and Recipe

  Let us consider what chitlins are – they are hog intestines or guts  Some people turn up their noses at the mention of chitlins; other leave the house while … Continued

Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili History and Recipe

Outside of the state of Texas, Cincinnati, Ohio is the most chili-crazed city in the United States.  Cincinnati prides itself on being a true chili capital, with more than 180 … Continued