Huguenot Torte

Huguenot Torte History and Recipe

This Huguenot Torte or Ozark Pudding is Charleston, South Carolina’s most famous dessert.  Almost all restaurants in the area serve this wonderfully delicious apple and nut torte.  The recipe is … Continued

Hurricane cocktail

Hurricane Cocktail Recipe

No Mardi Gras celebration would be complete without enjoying a classic Hurricane Cocktail in New Orleans. The drink know to most tourists in New Orleans is the Hurricane Cocktail.  During … Continued

Hushpuppy

Hushpuppy Recipe and History

History of Hushpuppies Hushpuppies are finger-shaped dumplings of cornmeal that are deep-fried and traditionally served with fried catfish.  Also know as corn dodgers, they are especially popular throughout the South. … Continued

Ice Box Pie History

    An Ice Box Pie is a delicious classic southern dessert that was named after the ice box that these pies were kept cool in.  These Ice Box Pie were … Continued

Iced Tea History – Sweet Tea History

  There are two traditional iced teas in the United States – Iced Tea and Sweet Tea.  The only variation between them is sugar. Southerners swear by their traditional sweet … Continued

Navajo Fry Bread Indian Tacos

Indian Fry Bread and Indian Taco Recipe and History

Indian Fry Bread and Indian Taco Recipe and History   Indian fry bread is the foundation of a popular dish called Indian Tacos.  Originally known as Navajo Tacos, they have … Continued

Indian Pudding

Indian Pudding – Hasty Pudding Recipe and History

  Photo from www.roadfood.com   Despite the name Indian Pudding, it is not a traditional native dish.  Native Americans had neither milk nor molasses to use in their cooking.  They … Continued

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee Recipe and History

Warm your bones while enjoying some sweetened hot coffee with a splash of Irish whiskey topped with cream. Irish Coffee (Caife Gaelach) is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, … Continued

Irish Colcannon Potatoes

Irish Colcannon Potato Recipe

Stove Top & Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions Mashed Potato with Kale and Bacon Irish Colcannon Potato Recipe is a true Irish soul food.  The dish consists of mashing together … Continued

Italian Panettone Bread

Italian Panettone Bread History and Legends

Italian Panettone Bread History and Legends article contributed by Liz Krause, publisher of the Italian cooking website featuring Simple Italian Cooking, a resource for Italian recipes and Italian Christmas gifts … Continued

Joe Froggers Cookie

Joe Froggers Cookie Recipe

Joe Froggers Cookie is a over-sized molasses spice cookie that dates back to Colonial times.  Approximately 200 years ago, to the Black Joe’s Tavern in Marblehead, MA, a seaside town … Continued

Johnnycake

Johnnycake History and Recipe

Johnnycakes are the New England equivalent of tortillas, as they are a cornmeal flat bread.  The simplest recipes call for nothing but cornmeal, boiling water, and a little salt.  The … Continued

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie History

Did you know that Key lime pie, unlike apple pie, is a uniquely American dessert?   Key West, Florida, is famous for its fabulous key lime pie, one of America’s … Continued

King Ranch Chicken

King Ranch Chicken Casserole History and Recipe

King Ranch Chicken Casserole is a favorite stick-to-your-ribs comfort food among Texans. You will find it served at many potlucks, school cafeterias, funerals, and church socials. It is considered the … Continued

Lady Baltimore Cake

Lady Baltimore Cake History and Recipe

The Lady Baltimore Cake is a Southern specialty.  A favorite wedding cake, this mountainous cake, of several layers, is a white cake topped with a boiled or “Seven Minute Frosting.” … Continued