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Love Them Cinnamon Rolls

August 9, 2010 by  
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I have been a sweets junkie my entire life — from the cookies that I dipped in chocolate milk as a child, to my insatiable addiction to cinnamon rolls today. These soft little sweet rolls are a great breakfast pastry,  perfect afternoon snack with milk for the kiddies or late night munchies. Don’t forget to […]

FOOD FOR THE SOUL – Crispy Crab Cakes

April 28, 2010 by  
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Everybody has a secret feel-good food. After fried chicken, mine is crab cakes. The twist on this rendition: the Maryland lump crab and sweet cornbread. The combined sweetness of the crab and cornbread makes for a unique down-home flavor. This recipe is great for a sandwich or served with chilled seedless watermelon.

FOOD FOR THE SOUL – Sautéed Striped Sea Bass

March 6, 2010 by  
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This amazing dish, which serves four, was inspired by the former chef/owner of Gadsby restaurant in Los Angeles.


January 5, 2010 by  
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During the fall and winter holidays, beef short ribs are a great addition to the family table.


Sweet potatoes are such a versatile starch and a regular on many folks’ table year-round. Growing up, we ate sweet potatoes candied, whipped and as a pie with vanilla ice cream. I love turning the sweet potato into a smooth, hearty dinner soup — especially during the cold winter months. In this dinner recipe, it’s the turkey smoked collard greens that set it off. I use smoked turkey drumsticks or wings to season the greens. After puréeing the soup until smooth, I pour it into a bowl and spoon in a large portion of greens and turkey right in the middle. Chef’s tip: Use the cooking liquid from the greens to purée the soup.