Southern Style Fried Fish & Fixins

Crispy cornmeal breaded tilapia, creamy coleslaw, and hushpuppies. Today I’m cookin’ up a good ole fashion southern style fish fry with all the fixins. ‘Cause, you cain’t have a fish fry without the fixins! These recipes are simple and can be started a day or two in advance. The flavors in the soaked fish, coleslaw, […]

Pumpkin Buttermilk Biscuits

Fluffy roasted pumpkin buttermilk biscuits with sage-infused honey. These biscuits are tender and fluffy, made with roasted pumpkin, tangy buttermilk, and herbed honey. Their savory flavor is delicious with crispy pancetta or bacon. But if you are in the mood for something sweeter, substitute two tablespoons of brown sugar for the honey and sprinkle the […]

Cherry Chocolate Ricotta Muffins

Ricotta almond muffins, with chunks of chocolate and cherries, topped with cocoa nibs and toasted almonds. These muffins have a tender crumb with aromatic flavors from the almonds and cherries and richness from the chocolate. I did not want these muffins to be overpoweringly sweet. So I used a combo of cocoa nibs and semi-sweet […]

Roasted Pumpkin with Pea Pesto

Roasted kabocha pumpkin, whipped ricotta, crisp prosciutto, sweet pea pesto, and toasted pumpkin seeds. I originally intended this dish to be vegetarian. But like so many other dishes, during its evolution, crispy cured pork just seemed like the perfect addition. That doesn’t mean this dish will be bad without it, quite the contrary. It’s delicious […]