Classic Southern Macaroni Salad is the perfect make-ahead side dish for your summer barbecues, picnics or potlucks. It’s filled with crunchy vegetables and a simple creamy sauce. Nothing says summertime like this easy to make Classic Southern Macaroni Salad.
Southern Watermelon Granita is the perfect cool-down treat for these hot summer days. Boasting only three ingredients, the granita is as refreshing as it is show-stopping gorgeous! The granita produces the perfect marriage between the sweet and juicy watermelon, and the tart lime.
Creamy Fresh Tomato Soup is the perfect solution for the abundance of tomatoes from your garden. It’s super easy to make and is amazing hot, warm and even cold. On these hot summer days, it is refreshing and filling without being heavy. For an extra special treat, top it with homemade cornbread croutons!
Chocolate Blancmange, pronounced “blah-mahnj” is an old English dessert that is light and velvety smooth. Even though it contains no eggs, the texture of Chocolate Blancmange reminds me of a chocolate mousse. A good Blancmange has a slight wobble to it, and is amazingly delicious and easy to make.
This Vegetarian Chili is a healthy and immensely satisfying alternative to meat-based varieties. Red lentils provide a protein and fiber rich chili that is thick and savory, and a snap to make. As an added bonus, it’s even better as leftovers and freezes beautifully.
Portabella Mushroom Burgers are a healthy and delicious alternative to the traditional beef burger. “Meaty” Portabella mushrooms are marinated in an awesome balsamic vinegar marinade and cooked to perfection. Served on a bun with your favorite toppings, these burgers are a perfect solution for a meatless meal. Portabella or Portobello Is it Portabella or Portobello?…
Nutella Gelato is creamy smooth indulgence on a hot summer day. Unlike a lot of frozen desserts, Nutella Gelato doesn’t get rock hard or grainy in the freezer. It’s easy to make and absolutely delicious.
These are the legendary $250 Neiman Marcus Cookies. Legend has it that Neiman Marcus charged a customer $250 for the recipe for these amazing cookies. It turns out that this is indeed a legend. According to a New York Times article, Neiman Marcus denied ever charging customers for its recipes.
Make Ahead Chicken Divan is the perfect dish to serve at a dinner party or anytime for that matter. Tender chicken and fresh broccoli are cooked in a luscious white sauce and topped with Parmesan cheese and paprika. It’s a breeze to put together and is absolutely delicious, especially when paired with yellow rice with…
Southern Hummingbird Mini-Bundtlettes are bite-sized bundt cakes made with a slightly modified classic Hummingbird Cake recipe. Think carrot cake with bananas replacing the carrots and you’ll have an idea of the taste and texture of this amazing cake. Don’t forget, however, the decadent cream cheese frosting that sits like a jewel atop these mini-bundtlettes.
Meringues Chantilly is one of the most elegant desserts that you could imagine. It’s also one of the easiest desserts that you can make. Imagine light and crispy meringue shells filled with whipped cream and topped with fruit and a decadent raspberry sauce. Are you drooling yet? What’s even better is that everything can be…
Poffertjes, (pronounced puff’ ur jis) or Dutch Mini Pancakes are small, fluffy yeasted treats made in a special cast iron pan. Poffertjes are sold throughout the Netherlands. They are traditionally served hot with a pat of butter and a good sprinkling of confectioners’ sugar. However, they’re equally good when topped with Nutella.