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 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”

Making the Perfect Cobbler

The perfect cobber is perfectly juicy, and sweet and has a perfectly crisp and tender top crust….served with a huge scoop of the perfect…(Blue Bell, perhaps)…vanilla ice cream…served straight out of the oven. But perhaps the best thing about cobbler is that it’s just so darn easy to make. Not only that, you can use whatever fruitContinue reading “Making the Perfect Cobbler”

Making the Perfect Hash Browns

Hash browns are standard breakfast fare, second only to grits in the back woods of Mississippi where I am from, and an ultimate comfort food. So what are the “perfect” hash browns…and how do you make them at home? The perfect hash browns will be perfectly and evenly golden-brown—extra crispy, crackly, and buttery on theContinue reading “Making the Perfect Hash Browns”

Dreading the Breading

Fried food can be such a temptation, or even a luxury indulgence that you only have once in a while. It can also be quite intimidating to cook at home…anf if you are going to take the time, and the risk of getting burtned, it’s worth learning how to do it correcvtly. Those times thatContinue reading “Dreading the Breading”