Nearly every country and culture has their own version of chicken noodle soup. In the south, chicken noodle soup is a bit different. Our chicken & dumplings, aka “chickn’ dumplins”, is a serious matter.
As a diabetic, I don’t eat a lot of sweets. Yes, I bake. Yes, I know the definition of irony. However, I do have 2, maybe 3, weaknesses…dark chocolate ice cream, key lime pie, and pound cake. My mom says the chocolate ice cream comes from my grandfather dipping my pacifier in it to stopContinue reading “Lemon Ricotta Pound Cake”
For far too long, food in the south has been regarded as anything but gourmet. It was considered cheap, scraps, whatever those poor Southerners could hunt, poach, catch, or find, things no one can pronounce, and in many cases, gross. Interestingly, I’ve eaten things that would probably fall into most, if not all, of thoseContinue reading “New Southern Cuisine”
In addition to cooking, we travel…A LOT! Travelling so much isn’t a bad thing; there is so much to see and drink and taste. It’s one inspirational experience after another. The first thing to understand is that we refuse to eat in any chain restaurant. There are so many amazing independent and creative restaurants inContinue reading “Finding Inspiration on the Road…Savannah (updated with punch recipe)”