I developed this cake with breakfast in mind, maybe something to be shared when family was in town over several pots of coffee. But when I first made it, my kids named it corn-candy cake and called for it after supper. I obliged and put some whipped cream on top. Whenever you choose to eat […]
Corn cakes make a great side dish. Have them with a salad, or as a snack. They’re also fun to have for breakfast, or lunch.
You know how it is…you’re with a friend who serves something you can’t get out of your head. Or, a friend walks in the door with something and in one taste you realize you’ve been sent to the moon. You utter the words, “Can I get that recipe?” That’s what happened when Linda Giuca tasted […]
What makes a chili unforgettable? When the meat and the right combo of spices are cooked slowly enough to make them melt into the sauce. This is the recipe that makes that happen, and the unsweetened cocoa powder addition is masterful, adding dark, dusky flavor. I first discovered this recipe in Cooking Slow, by Andrew […]
Alex Brown and Evan George, authors of Lust for Leaf, describe themselves as “bearded, mescal-swilling Martha Stewarts.” They co-write as Hot Knives at the site urbanhonking. By now you get the picture that they love food and, despite being vegetarians, have no use for rules or being hemmed in. Their recipes are original, ranging from veggie hot dogs […]
Cornbread, corn muffins, corn pudding—if it’s corn-centric, I’m all in. That’s why I love to serve savory corn pancakes for supper. I like to think of a corn pancake as a raft, a vehicle for anything wonderful that comes to mind. My new favorite topping for these savory buttermilk corn pancakes is shrimp, diced tomatoes, […]