Easy Side: Homemade Cornbread

I used to buy those Jiffy cornbread mix boxes, they were easy and quick. That was until I came across this cornbread recipe a few years ago. I haven't turned back to those little blue boxes since. Today I present one of my favorite things to make in a cast iron skillet, probably the reason I registered for one, cornbread! No boxed mix can beat a simple homemade cast iron cornbread. This is always … [Read more...]

BLFGT (Bacon, Lettuce, Fried Green Tomato)

Let me introduce you to one of my favorite sandwiches, it is the BLTs younger brother, the BLFGT. Fried green tomatoes are a weakness for me. I must order them every time I see them on the menu (turns out this is at almost every restaurant). I have two local places that make my favorite fried green tomatoes. While they are fine plain with just a little ranch dressing dipping sauce. I prefer them … [Read more...]

Stuffed Poblanos

This is a rare recipe where none of the ingredients are on sale this week, but peppers are delicious and plentiful this time of year so I wanted to go ahead and share it. At my local produce stand I have been finding huge and beautiful looking poblano peppers and they are just to cheap to turn up. I grow my own jalapenos and always have cooked beans in the freezer, besides the poblanos I didn’t … [Read more...]