Chocolate ganache buttercream frosting is whipped until fluffy and then topped with a dark chocolate drip glaze in this 1960’s Bakers Chocolate recipe. Using chocolate squares instead of cocoa powder, this frosting has an unparalleled deep rich chocolate flavor.
Tender and sweet with a touch of heat, these jalapeno cheddar cornbread muffins make the perfect side to any BBQ or Southwestern dish. Sharp cheddar delivers a subtle tang to these easy to prepare muffins. Creamed corn makes these handfuls of love moist and delicious.
Crème fraîche is an amazing and versatile cooking ingredient. It can be used as a substitute for yogurt, sour cream, or even mayonnaise in most recipes. The higher fat content of crème fraiche means you can boil it in soups, sauces and simmers without it separating. Try it in potato salad or alongside some fresh fish or fruit. Use crème fraîche in cakes and desserts to bring a new level of flavor, and for an authentic Mexican meal serve it in place of sour cream. (more…)
Thin slices of pork are marinated and cooked with chili peppers and pineapple to bring a sweet heat to this traditional favorite. A blanket of corn dough adds an earthiness to this unforgettable explosion of flavor known as Tamales Al Pastor. This simplified version is […]
Tender bay scallops with mushrooms in a rich creamy sauce, spiced with a hint of curry under a blanket of golden bread crumbs and cheese create Coquilles St. Jacques. This easy version of the classic French dish is a perfect way to dazzle your family and friends. Great for dinner parties and guests, the casseroles can be prepared a day ahead and simply popped in the oven when your company arrives allowing you time to spend with your friends. Serve with a side of fresh green beans or salad for a perfect dinner. (more…)
Tender bread dough is swirled with a layer of cinnamon and brown sugar to create these mouthwatering muffin tin cinnamon rolls. The soft and slightly sweet dough melts together with the cinnamon filling for the perfect balance of flavors. Vanilla icing completes the roll, making […]
This colorful combination of sauteed vegetable is as appealing to the eye as it is to the tongue. Fresh spinach is wilted into this medley of Italian spiced vegetables in this easy-to-prepare, delicious dish. Finished with some red pepper flake and finely grated Parmesan cheese, […]
Tender bites of broccoli are the star of this creamy, easy to make casserole. Topped with a crispy layer of cheese and bread crumbs, this hearty dish is comfort food at its best. Cheesy broccoli rice casserole is a classic side dish that’s great with a weeknight […]
Creamy and smooth with an almost velvet-like texture, this marinated or “pickled” cheese is a favorite appetizer found in most any local restaurant in the Czech Republic. Garlic, onion, herbs, and a some hot peppers give this treat an amazing depth of flavor. Served with some dark rye toast and a cold Pilsner Urquell, it is easy to see why this treat is a local favorite.