Roasted Butternut Squash & Chunky Chicken Soup #SundaySupper

Roasted Butternut Squash & Chunky Chicken Soup #SundaySupper

Nov 17, 2013 | View Article

Butternut squash is the most popular among winter squash varieties and can be recognized as a large pear shaped golden-yellow pumpkin fruit. Butternuts have high levels of vitamin-A, providing about 354% of RDA. Vitamin A is a powerful natural anti-oxidant and is required by body for maintaining the integrity of skin. It is also an essential […]

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Spinach Soup with Tofu Saute’, Ginger, and Pea Shoot Garnish & The Improvisational Cook Giveaway

Spinach Soup with Tofu Saute’, Ginger, and Pea Shoot Garnish & The Improvisational Cook Giveaway

Apr 14, 2013 | View Article

Today I was taking a que from Sally Schneider, ICAP Cookbook Award Winner, and author of The Improvisational Cook. Oprah calls her book “Innovative…A delicious revelation.” After being in Pensacola on assignment this week and eating some fine food at Jackson’s Steakhouse for one, I decided to get back on track by visiting For The […]

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Red Beans & Rice – Not Just For Washday Anymore!

Red Beans & Rice – Not Just For Washday Anymore!

Apr 8, 2013 | View Article

Red Beans and Rice, a New Orleans Monday washday dish, is one I learned how to prepare at the age of fifteen when living in New Orleans. It is one of my all time favorite comfort foods. Perfect for football parties, Mardi Gras, or any large gathering, a pot of Red Beans can be made […]

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Hot and Hot Fish Club Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, and 24th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival

Hot and Hot Fish Club Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, and 24th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival

Feb 15, 2013 | View Article

Chris Hastings is genius with food-my opinion. He and his wife Ide have such a passion for cooking, preserving food history, and sharing local ingredients on the plates at Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, Alabama, while celebrating all farmers and fisherman that bring them the best products. This 17 year collaboration between the […]

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Seafood Gumbo Recipe & What Makes Gumbo, Gumbo?

Seafood Gumbo Recipe & What Makes Gumbo, Gumbo?

Feb 9, 2013 | View Article

In light of the 24th annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival next Saturday, February 16, and having the honor of being asked to be part of the celebrity judging panel, I was recently asked to share a little history of what I felt were the key ingredients in creating a good pot of gumbo, and asked to […]

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Better Than Panera Bread Broccoli Cheese Soup #WeekdaySupper

Better Than Panera Bread Broccoli Cheese Soup #WeekdaySupper

Jan 14, 2013 | View Article

  The weather has been odd on in South Walton recently, with days that fall into 30′s, jump to the 70′s and drop back into the 40′s which has left many of my friends and family with the sniffles, colds and flu. I myself had quite the ugly bug over Christmas, an illness I hope […]

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Warming White Bean Chicken Chili for Halloween

Warming White Bean Chicken Chili for Halloween

Oct 30, 2012 | View Article

With the crisp nip in the air and the prospect of witches and goblins arriving at your door, kick back and relax on Halloween with a bowl of warming White Bean Chicken Chili. Your family will appreciate this comforting dish upon their return from trick-or-treating, and you will enjoy the ease of clean-up! This recipe […]

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Comforting Chicken Pot Pie

Comforting Chicken Pot Pie

Oct 27, 2012 | View Article

Chicken potpie is an example of the best of American home cooking. A kind of culinary miracle worker, with a creamy sauce and a flaky pastry top that is guaranteed to calm even the most stressed nerves, Chicken Pot Pie is the ultimate comfort food. Both the pastry and the filling can be made ahead […]

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Tuscan Kale and White Bean Ragout

Tuscan Kale and White Bean Ragout

Oct 24, 2012 | View Article

  Today is Food Day, a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.

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Elkmont-Alabama Belle Chevre Tomato Soup, Croque Monsieur & Tasia’s Table Cookbook Giveaway

Elkmont-Alabama Belle Chevre Tomato Soup, Croque Monsieur & Tasia’s Table Cookbook Giveaway

Oct 5, 2012 | View Article

I have always loved cheese. Most people that know me personally know that fact. When I began my twitter feed, I was not yet 30A EATS, and I called myself @fromagechick, as I was looking for a specific hard-to-find cheese, and was connecting with all of the creameries that I could via social media. I am […]

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Game-day Bloody Mary Gazpacho & A #SundaySupper Tailgate

Game-day Bloody Mary Gazpacho & A #SundaySupper Tailgate

Sep 9, 2012 | View Article

I am having a difficult time this football season, as we once were a family of united LSU fans, and now I am a loner. My daughter chose to attend school at BAMA last year, and now is rooting them on to victory with my Alabama husband, who converted with her as he too has […]

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Romero’s Crawfish Etouffee & The World In A Skillet Cookbook Review + Giveaway

Romero’s Crawfish Etouffee & The World In A Skillet Cookbook Review + Giveaway

Jul 2, 2012 | View Article

Earlier this year I was contacted by author Paul Knipple who wanted to share with me a copy of a new cookbook he wrote with his wife Angela called, The World In A Skillet: A Food Lover’s Tour Of The New American South. It released March 24th to rave reviews. I jumped at the opportunity, […]

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