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~sea salt & cracked pepper calves liver with onions & spicy brown mustard relish~

~sea salt & cracked pepper calves liver with onions & spicy brown mustard relish~

Some things in life are just polarizing~~take politics, yep, polarizing. How about religion~~sho ‘nuf, polarizing. And on the food front, some foods are polarizing~~and, liver seems to be one of those things. You either like or love it or not. There doesn’t seem to be an in between. I grew up loving liver~~yes, crispy chicken livers as well as liver, ... Read More »

~chunky red potato, green chili and white cheddar soup~

~chunky red potato, green chili and white cheddar soup~

Soups~~the quintessential comfort food~~what you kind of gravitate to when you’re in the mood to warm your tummy with not only good eats but memories.  Soups in my world are complete meals~~all I need to do is add a salad, and that salad can be anything from chopped tomatoes with some sea salt, olive oil, lemon juice and fresh basil ... Read More »

Sweet Potato Cardamom Dessert Waffles

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I call these ‘dessert’ waffles because I’ve decided that waffles, a beautifully elegant-looking food, have been pigeon-holed into the breakfast brunch category for way too long! They deserve to be not only desserts but entrees, too.  While I made these in my small round waffle maker, and heads up, watch the heat level so as not to burn, you might ... Read More »

Southern Pecan PoundCake Waffles with Bourbon Smoky Pecans & Peaches

Southern Pecan PoundCake Waffles with Bourbon Smoky Pecans & Peaches

The ‘greatest food’ elements that define this dessert are three ingredients that are smokin’ hot Southern loves—poundcake, pecans, and peaches!  Whether you say ‘peeeeecan’ or ‘peahhcahhhn’ you’ll know that your poundcake waffle is full of the Southern favorite~~you’ll bite into the smoky pecans and juicy bourbon butter and brown sugar peaches, and it’ll be apparent why these lip smackin’ elements ... Read More »

~fruity moist sweet cake~

~fruity moist sweet cake~

This cake is like a LBD or ‘little black dress’ creation~~it can be used for so many things~~dressed up or down, worn with flipflops or heels, well, so to speak! Add some frozen yogurt, a swizzle of warm chocolate ganache, and you have a fancy dessert. Cut into small squares, add a dollop of whipped cream, and you have fun ... Read More »

~ras el hanut potato mashers with fresh mint~

~ras el hanut potato mashers with fresh mint~

There’s no doubt with my tastebuds that spices make eats go from good to dazzling! You can simply take any vegetable, and I’m doing potatoes here, and use just a couple of other ingredients~~yes, ras el hanut, butter, and mint~~and rocket your taste buds into the atmosphere~~hints of spiciness, warmth and even sweetness. Sure hope you’re in the mood for ... Read More »

~fruity moist sweet cake~

~fruity moist sweet cake~

~beef potatoes & tomatoes~

~beef potatoes & tomatoes~

~dan gourmet flatbread~

~dan gourmet flatbread~

Vintage Pumpkin Pound Cake

Vintage Pumpkin Pound Cake

~grape walnut compote~

~grape walnut compote~

Sweet Potato Short Fries

Sweet Potato Short Fries

~fried green tomatoes~

~fried green tomatoes~

~br’er rabbit burger~

~br’er rabbit burger~