Coffee Cake with Cherries, Pecans, and Browned Butter

Coffee Cake with Cherries, Pecans and Browned Butter is the answer to the question: “What should I make for breakfast when I have guests coming for the weekend?”.  It’s a coffee cake, yes, but it contains three ingredients that always make me swoon: cherries, pecans,  and browned butter. How could a coffee cake made with […]

Chickpea Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

I have been making Chickpea Pasta with Spinach and Bacon since my kids were babies. It’s one of my own personal favorite recipes. My only complaint about my own recipe, in the past, was that it tended to be a little dry. So I refrained from sharing it with you, my friends. I finally came […]

Chicken Fried Venison aka Chicken Fried Bambi

Chicken Fried Venison Steak, or as I like to think of it, Chicken Fried Bambi, is a delicious way to enjoy venison steak. At a hunter’s house, this is down-home good eats, but in today’s slightly snooty culinary world, I worry that simple down-home cooking, the way your grandma used to do it, is becoming […]

Strawberry Shortcake Pinwheels

Strawberry Shortcake Pinwheels are an easy and scrumptious improvement on strawberry shortcake. The recipe is just as comforting as good old fashioned strawberry shortcake, but with some flavor and texture upgrades. The orange zest in the pinwheel biscuit adds a bright flavor zing, and the caramelized filling in the shortcake biscuit adds a zesty and […]

The Best Recipe for Red Beans and Rice

What the world needs now is the BEST recipe for Red Beans and Rice, and I’m just the one to share it with you. This is positively the most DELICIOUS recipe for Red Beans and Rice I’ve ever tried.  And I’ve tried many, in search of what the people of New Orleans were all about […]

Oven Baked Risotto with Crispy Mushrooms

If you love risotto, but you hate the stirring, you’re going to LOVE this recipe for Oven Baked Risotto with Crispy Mushrooms! Look, even if you’ve never made risotto before, so you don’t know enough to know that in conventional risotto, there’s enough stirring to hate, you’ll still love this risotto. You’d never suspect, by taste, […]