Category Archives: Recipes

Incredible Pressure-Cooker Black Beans with Turkey Kielbasa

This easy black beans and turkey kielbasa recipe has become a staple in our home year round – it is so incredibly flavorful, works great as a meal or a side dish, and reheats beautifully. But, is it a soup … Continue reading

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The Best Jalapeño and Cheddar Skillet Cornbread

If you like your cornbread with a bit of a kick, then this recipe is for you. The jalapeños add the heat, which you control, and the cheddar adds a tasty salty, cheesy flavor. And using both flour and cornmeal … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Duck Breasts with Blueberry-Citrus Port Wine Sauce

In 2013 at the International Food Blogging Conference in Seattle, I attended a sous vide workshop on this fairly new technique (at least for the home cook) of prepping food, but unfortunately forgot about it soon after I got home. … Continue reading

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Shrimp Potstickers with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce

I love these garlicky shrimp potstickers and they are totally worth the effort it takes to assemble them, which really isn’t that much. These little “purses” are packed with tons of flavor and pair wonderfully with a spicy peanut dipping … Continue reading

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Heavenly Hasselback Potatoes

Heavenly Hasselback Potatoes Thank the chefs at Restaurant Hasselbacken in Stockholm, Sweden for the invention of this yummy potato in 1953. Also known as accordion potatoes, the result is the same: a single potato, sliced into thin wedges but left … Continue reading

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Nancy’s Famous Pasta Salad

Whenever my family has a large gathering, we always share food duties. The host usually covers the main entrée and a few accompaniments, while the rest bring side dishes. By far, the most requested side is my sister’s pasta salad, … Continue reading

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Easy-Peasy Peach and Blueberry Cobbler

  Fresh peaches! Fresh blueberries! If you live in the South, a visit to your local farmer’s market would not be complete without bring home some of these delicious fruits, which are now in the heights of their seasons. This … Continue reading

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Best Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats

These buffalo chicken zucchini boats are so easy to make and taste marvelous! The mozzarella cheese helps to balance the tanginess of the buffalo chicken sauce and the celery adds a nice crunch. If you’re not a bleu cheese fan, … Continue reading

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Shrimp Creole, Kel’s Style

Kel’s Cafe’s version of a traditional southern Louisiana shrimp and sausage creole. Continue reading

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Citrusy White Wine Sangria, Great Year Round

Citrusy White Wine Sangria, Great Year Round   This light, refreshing and delicious white wine sangria is the perfect adult beverage on a warm sunny day. OK, it’s good on rainy days as well. In addition to the citrus fruits … Continue reading

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