Spicy Flank Steak

Spicy Flank Steak Recipe

Spicy Flank Steak is a fantastic recipe using spicy sweet and savory ingredients for the marinade. Once regarded as the poor cousin cut of beef, flank steak has now become … Continued

place setting with Cafe Monde Beignets and tea

Beignet History and Recipe

Beignet History: The word beignet (pronounced ben-YAY) comes from the early Celtic word bigne meaning “to raise.”  It is also French for “fritter.” Beignets, a New Orleans specialty, are fried, … Continued

Cornbread Stuffing

Cornbread Stuffing with Sweet Onion Recipe

Cornbread stuffing with sweet onion is a flavorful side dish that will delight your family and friends. It is a slight change to a traditional recipe that is easy to … Continued

large baking dish with freshly baked northwest cornbread

Northwest Cornbread Recipe

My family loves cornbread! It is easy to make and so good.  Cornbread made in the Northwest is a little sweeter and lighter than the traditional southern cornbread.  I often … Continued

Lace Hoe Cake

Lace Hoe Cake Cornbread Recipe

“When I was a little girl, my mama used to make the best lace hoecake cornbread in the world.  It was perfectly golden, thin, and crunchy with just the slightest … 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

Hushpuppy and Wine

  April Means Warm Weather Wines   Trends obviously influence the American palate.  A movie proclaims all domestic Pinot Noir the superior red wine, and by golly, almost on cue … 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

Southwest marinated flank steak

Southwest Marinated Flank Steak Recipe

  Southwest Marinated Flank Steak Recipe is perfect for making taco bowls, fajitas, burritos, or just served thinly sliced.  I love to use this marinade recipe when I make my … Continued

Cottage Vegetable Soup and Golden Cornbread

Cottage Vegetable Soup and Golden Cornbread Recipes

  Tonight we had Homemade Cottage Vegetable Soup and Golden Cornbread.  I made the soup in my cast-iron Dutch oven, and I baked the cornbread in my 10-inch cast iron … Continued

Cornbread Stuffing with Fresh Figs, Morels, and Foie Gras Recipe

  Thanksgiving Wines: “If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” – Gerald Good   This annual gathering is our Thursday feast.  Enjoying … Continued

Sandwich Wraps with Asparagus and Avocado Recipe

Sandwich wraps with Asparagus and Avocado are fabulous and also low-fat and low calorie!  Serve these sandwich wraps for lunch or at a party on the appetizer buffet.  They are easy-to-make … Continued

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe is a great muffin to make ahead of time and store in the refrigerator.   When leaving for work in the morning, just grab a … Continued

Quinoa Muffins

Quinoa Muffins Recipe

Quinoa Muffins are nutritious as well as delicious!  Instead of oatmeal or bran muffins, how about making these delicious and healthy muffins for your family?  These muffins are packed with protein, … Continued

Sugar Doughnut Muffins

Sugar Doughnut Muffins Recipe

This Sugar Doughnut Muffins recipe caught my eye because I love sugar doughnuts and I do not deep fry foods.  In fact, I never deep fry foods!  These sugar doughnut … Continued