Fudge Cake from What Can I Bring?

Fudge Cake from What Can I Bring?

In the impressive and delightful What Can I Bring? Elizabeth Heiskell covers a lot of territory. On display her is true Southern food, comfort food to be sure, authentic to the last detail, and powerful in every bite. This is her recreation of one of her mother’s...
Adding Eggplant to Your Pizza!

Adding Eggplant to Your Pizza!

Eggplant. What cuisine popped through your mind? Greek, North African, Indian? Maybe Italian but not Pizza Italian. This idea comes from Dolce Vita Pizzeria Enoteca in Houston, Texas. Yes, it’s an American idea. Change your favorite home pizza. You can add the...
Mushroom Rellenos from New Mexico

Mushroom Rellenos from New Mexico

Rellenos without cheese? Without a relleno? Yes and yes and all is fine. There’s a delightful pair of books, Green Chile Bible and Red Chile Bible, that Suzi and I got long ago in Santa Fe. We pop in and out of them as our chile addiction leads us onward towards...
Mint Julep Fruit Salad from What Can I Bring?

Mint Julep Fruit Salad from What Can I Bring?

I know, something “Mint Julep” is surely something for spring. But this Mint Julep idea comes from a wonderful new cookbook, What Can I Bring?, a book that you will surely want to flip through every page discovering wonderful Southern-style comfort food. Here a mint...