Mango Chamoy Paletas (Mexican Fruit Popsicles)

One of my favorite things about summer is ice cream. And there’s no better way to wrap up a long, hot work week than to treat yo’self with some! So last Friday, I bought myself a Mexican frozen treat: a single serving paleta. Popsicles made of fresh fruit and flavors, Mexican popsicles are sold at […]

creole seasoning recipe

Homemade Creole Seasoning Recipe

Emeril Lagasse’s creole seasoning recipe is a staple in my kitchen. It’s versatile enough to use it on everything – it made a tasty rub for the cornish hen and black eyed peas we had for Sunday dinner. It’s yummy on homemade french fries too. This is a tried and true classic that deserves a spot in every […]

turkey alternatives

8 Thanksgiving Main Dish Turkey Alternatives

I can’t remember the last time I ate turkey on Thanksgiving. I’m not a huge fan of the wild bird, I find that turkey alternatives like lamb, duck, and pork are much more moist, tender, and flavorful. With that in mind, I corraled a few tasty non-turkey Thanksgiving main dish ideas for those of us […]