Southern Thai style deep-fried salmon and basil at Jitlada (Los Angeles)
Chocolate Chestnut Bourbon Torte- a moist layered cake filled with a coffee chestnut puree, topped with Chocolate Ganache and glazed Chestnuts.
was sad to give away my review copy of Jean Anderson's Love Affair with Southern Cooking, but Epicurious has the recipe for fairy airy Angel Biscuits
The Queen of Cakes- white fruitcake studded with fruit, pecans and soaked in bourbon.
Sweet Potato or Yam? What is the real story and which one should you use?
Kumamoto Oyster with Green Apple Gelée, Wasabi, Yuzu, and Daikon Radish Granité at Bastide
Caramel Pound Cake a light buttery cake with a caramel icing.
The Blue Willow Inn's Holiday Mashed Potatoes. A perfect make-ahead side for any holiday meal.
Southern-style comfort food chicken is low-fat but luscious in this recipe for Yo Gurl! Smothered Chicken.
Vegetarian collard greens made with peanut butter.
Louisiana red beans & rice- the perfect comfort food on a fall day when you're far away from home.
Buttermilk Sweet Potato Pie
bring on the banh mi
Banana Appams, Sweet Rice Cakes with Banana, Jaggery and Cardamom, a delicacy from Southern India.
What's your test for perfect fried chicken?
Extra crispy cornmeal fried chicken!
in times like these, we just need some southern comfort -- Braised Collard Greens With Cranberry Beans and Andouille Sausage
Oven Buttered Corn Fingers, perfect as a snack or great with a hearty fall soup.
Biscuits and Gravy in Hotlanta!
Thyme Toasted Pecans - pan roasted pecans tossed with a savory mixture of fresh thyme and olive oil.
The burger that foodies have exalted as a masterpiece.
Pistachio gelato that will make your knees quiver.
Get your oven ready for these pecan sour cream biscuits.
Arteries beware! It's a Krispy Kreme burger.
Scottish Salmon Nigiri with Sea Kelp and Sesame Seeds. One of many courses during omakase at Sushi Wasabi in Tustin, CA.
Fruits from the little known Fullerton Arboretum.
Jeff Ward, owner of E. Waldo Ward, an artisanal jam and gourmet food maker stands at the end of this long conveyor belt, where bottled foods go down to labeled.
Pecan Cheddar Biscuits the backbone of a Southern Party.
Niu Rou Xian Bing (Beef Rolls) from Chef Chen in Irvine. Flaky Chinese flatbread, similar to croissants in richness of consistency, is rolled around slices of five-spice beef, shredded scallions, cilantro...
Blackened Catfish with Spicy Fried Corn
Southern sausage with kale and maple bacon polenta: spicy, bitter, salty sweet. But it ain't health food.
Plantains act as the star of the show in this Fosters recipe. Serve with butter pecan ice cream and watch them weep.
Fried Chicken Cook-off: Thomas Keller vs. My Mom. Whose recipe wins the taste test?
Fresh Apple Pound Cake studded with Coconut and Toasted Pecans.