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 […]
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 easy to make and requires no special equipment, just a bit of time. (more…)
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. […]
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 these adorable individual serving size treats the perfect item for breakfast or brunch. (more…)
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 […]
Pepper, garlic, and spices are used to create an amazingly deep flavored chili sauce called harissa. Originating in Tunisia, this North Africa pepper sauce is also common in Libya, Algeria and Morocco. Used as an ingredient in goat or fish stew, harissa is also used in lablabi, a chickpea soup usually eaten for breakfast, and to flavor couscous. In addition the paste like pepper sauce makes an excellent rub for meats and eggplant. In regions like Tunisia that experience extreme temperatures and have little refrigeration, hot pepper paste is believed to act as a preservative for meat.