Making the Perfect Fried Apples

Fried apples are supposedly a Southern thing…which I personally found funny because having been brought up in the backwoods of the backwoods of Mississippi, I’d never even heard of fried apples until we started traipsing all throughout the interstates while my husband was on active duty…and making regular stops at Cracker Barrel. I would alwaysContinue reading “Making the Perfect Fried Apples”

Making the Perfect Apple Cookies

The perfect apple cookies are bursting with spices, fresh apple, and little bits of gooey caramel….perfectly soft and chewy…with perfectly crisp edges and soft, moist centers. *********** Ingredients 1C flour 1-3/4C old fashioned oats 1/2tsp baking soda 1/2tsp salt 1tsp cinnamon 1/2tsp apple pie spice or cinnamon 1/2C butter, softened 1/2C unsweetened applesauce 3/4C brown sugar 3/4C sugar 1Continue reading “Making the Perfect Apple Cookies”

Making the Perfect Apple Cobbler

The perfect apple cobbler with a juicy and sweet filling similar to the filling of an apple pie…made with the perfect amounts of cinnamon and nutmeg, giving it a perfect flavor…a super fluffy and buttery cake-like biscuit topping…served warm with Blue Bell vanilla bean ice cream on top,,,and best of all perhaps, it is so veryContinue reading “Making the Perfect Apple Cobbler”

Making the Perfect Stuffed Bell Peppers

The perfect stuffed bell peppers are filled with the perfect mixture of the perfect ingredients—such as ground beef, tomato sauce and rice— and then topped with just the right amount of cheese and baked to perfection. A classic dish. Bell peppers are a comfort food at its finest…even though if you’re like me, you absolutelyContinue reading “Making the Perfect Stuffed Bell Peppers”

Don’t Be a Dumbo About Making Gumbo

If I were to talk about both choosing the perfect ingredients for your gumbo and using the perfect method, this would be an extremely long post. Instead we’re gonna talk about the perfect ingredientsw…and talk about method in the next. Making the perfect gumbo is about like decorating a Christmas tree. There are an umpteenContinue reading “Don’t Be a Dumbo About Making Gumbo”

Making the Perfect Fried Catfish

I grew up two hours from the town of Belzoni, Mississippi…the “Catfish Capital of the World” and spent so much time both fishing for and eating catfish.   So trust me, fried catfish was a frequent meal at our house…(as well as all sorts of “critters” that you can’t find in your local grocery store) IfContinue reading “Making the Perfect Fried Catfish”

Dark Chocolate…The What

In our quest to add more antioxidants to our diet, we havec talked about alfalfa sprouts… blackberries…broccoli…and corn… …all of which may not seem very appoealing… But there is one source of antioxidants that we can probably all warm up to… Chocolate… Specifically dark chocolate… People have been enjoying chocolate for about four thousand years…startingContinue reading “Dark Chocolate…The What”

Making the Perfect Chowder

Soups are the ultimate comfort food at this time of year…so taking another tangent on our journey up the Raw Foods Pyramid…let’s look on the scoop about soup…starting with chowder.   Chowder is a soup that has been enjoyed as far back as 250 years ago when it was first made aboard ships and eaten withContinue reading “Making the Perfect Chowder”

Making the Perfect Corn on the Cob

All of us have probably grown up eatingj corn on the cob…probably straight from the freezer and either boiled or microwaved…most of us as often as we have eating macaroni and cheese…(by the way, if you haven ‘t tried Chick-Fil-A’s new macaroni and cheese, make a special trip to get some today…it’s awesome)… Anyway, cotrnContinue reading “Making the Perfect Corn on the Cob”