Creole Mackerel Balls w/ Cane Syrup


It’s Black History Month and I am happy to partner with other amazing black food bloggers for this year’s Black History Month Virtual Potluck! If you missed out on last year just wait and see what everyone is doing this year! This year I chose to share a recipe that is dear to me, Creole … Read more

Beet Cured Salmon Gravlax Recipe


I love trying new cooking techniques and this beet cured salmon gravlax is something that have been on my list of things to make. I am so glad I did! It was fun seeing it come together and even more fun eating it. The Curing Technique The curing technique for this is pretty straightforward–curing food … Read more

Chicken Rillettes Recipe


As much as I like to cook and make things from scratch, I also love to have a few short cuts. These chicken rillettes were made with a new favorite of mine, D’Artagnan’s chicken leg confit. Rillettes are great for entertaining and pretty quick to put together, especially with the short cut of the chicken already … Read more

Tomato Tart Recipe

Don’t you love all of the summer produce popping up all over? This tomato tart screams fresh ripe tomatoes, fresh herbs, buttery puff pastry and a delicious addictive mayo mixed with grated fontina and parmesan cheese. I decided to take the ever so popular southern tomato pie and make it in tart form. The recipe … Read more

Deviled Eggs | Pickled Mustard Seeds & Cracklins

There are only a few ways I remembered eggs prepared as a kid. Hard fried, with some hot sauce on it. Hard boiled, with salt, pepper, and some distilled vinegar. Deviled, with a simple filling of mayo, mustard, sweet relish and some seasonings. These deviled eggs here are adultified. Eye-catching with their beet-colored bottoms. Whites … Read more

Kolaches w/ Andouille Sausage & Cheddar Cheese

*Thanks to Sir Kensington’s for sending me some delicious product, these are condiments I love and use! Texas kolaches will put a smile on your face. Especially these because they have my favorite sausage, andouille, pickled jalapeños and cheese. Since moving to Texas I remember always seeing mini sausages wrapped in a yeasty dough when buying … Read more

Flatbread With Dates, Manchego & Prosciutto

Okay, so last week was all about the Golden Milk Ice Cream With Cardamon Spiced Meringue, this week, a savory flatbread with sliced dates, Manchego cheese, balsamic onions, and crispy prosciutto Yes, crispy prosciutto! Which I must say is pretty addictive. The fatty pork and even more concentrated saltiness was the perfect pairing for the … Read more

Gazpacho w/ Seared Scallops Recipe

The summer heat is upon us and this gazpacho with seared scallops is so good! Flavored packed recipe that is perfect to cool down with. If you never have tried gazpacho before now is the time! Some people are put off by a “cold soup” but it is light and refreshing. Originating from Andalusia, Spain, … Read more