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Mom’s Sweet Potato Pie

By |November 25th, 2015|

Growing up in Texas, I remember sweet potato pie always being the dessert of choice for both Thanksgiving and Christmas.  I’ve enjoyed it for years and finally decided to share the recipe along with a […]

Spicy Pumpkin Soup topped with Toasted Pine Nuts

By |October 27th, 2015|

Years ago, my friend Andy Avalos, meteorologist for NBC Chicago, shared his wife’s pumpkin soup recipe with me.  It’s been a favorite ever since.  There are simple ingredients in this soup but they come together […]

Chicken And Waffles With Apples And Sage

By |October 17th, 2015|

I woke up this morning with a craving for chicken and waffles.  I think it was because there’s a chill in the air as fall starts descending on us…and because I just had a taste for […]

Smoked Zuchetta Rampicante Soup

By |October 4th, 2015|

My friends Rob Barba and John Charmello gave me this zuchetta rampicante from their backyard garden.

Honestly, I’ve never prepared one before. But, it is from the squash family, and since there’s a bit of chill […]

National Bourbon Heritage Month

By |September 23rd, 2015|

In 2007 The US Congress actually decreed that September is now National Bourbon Heritage Month.  With the great history of bourbon making in this country, I think it was a great move.  And, in honor […]

Smoked Chicken Chili

By |September 12th, 2015|

Coming from Texas, I love my beef chili.  It’s thick, rich, spicy, and has no beans.  But, occasionally, I do like to mix it up and experiment with other types.  I created this chicken version […]