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Heavenly Beef and Guinness Pie

Cool weather is here, and though it wasn’t a typical Texas scorcher this past summer, I’m ready for the comfort foods of autumn. (How hot was it last summer? I hear it made the Jehovah’s Witnesses take up telemarketing.) One of those foods is pot pie, and the pot pie’s close cousin, the pasty.

I recently […]

A Great Beef Ribs Recipe From Gourmet Holiday Edition

I know, it’s early for some of you to be thinking of the Holidays; bear with me…

Turkey is the standard for Thanksgiving, with ham a solid second place. But what if you want something different? Something with a little zing to it? Well, have we got a deal for you!

Actually, it’s Gourmet Magazine who has […]

Napalm Chicken Redux: Making the Best Fried Chicken Even Better

Once upon a time I posted a recipe for Napalm Chicken. That dish is still one of the best ways to get your lips to steaming, especially if you’re not currently in a torrid love relationship. Back then, I rated the heat of Napalm Chicken at five chiles; nowadays I think it’s more like 3-4, […]

The Top 101 Restaurants in America (Including Some Right Near Here)

Whether you dine out for the food, the atmosphere, the view, or any combination, there are some fine eateries on the 2012 list published by The Daily Meal. (Visit the link for a slideshow.) Of course, there are so many styles, cuisines and so on, that it’s actually a bit cheeky to try to winnow […]

Ah, Those Fun-Loving Carolinians and Their Quirky Quisine

Most of the country only know a few things about the South. For instance, Redneck Jokes. (Some of these are not jokes down here; they’re sound advice for living.) Other things that may be general knowledge include our love of barbeque, car racing, hunting and fishing, gospel music and sweet tea. Some of us even […]

Pan-Seared Trout Crusted With Pecans

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2012»

It’s been a while since Fish 4 Friday graced these pages. With Lent just around the corner, though, time to get back into practice!

Trout, whether from fresh waters or the sea, makes might fine eating if prepared well. As with most fish, quick cooking is a […]

Pecan-Crusted Mahi-Mahi the Easy Way

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

It’s a good day when you can build a blog post the easy way. Or present a great fish dish, the easy way. I’m getting a two-fer today. Guess that makes today a great day!

One of the foodie blogs I occasionally check in with has […]

Beans, Beans, the Magical Fruit; Cook’em Right!

Maybe you think you know how to cook pinto beans? Well, here’s a video that begs to differ with you (maybe)…

Here’s the recipe contents:

8 cups water
2 smoked ham hocks
1 medium onion, chopped (she used white, I’d use yellow)
1 pound dried pinto beans
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons chili powder
1-2 […]