My creamed spinach recipe is so rich it's only legal to eat it twice a year, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Tired of the dried-out turkey of her childhood holidays, the author adds brisket to the traditional menu.
When you cook and slice and freeze, make sure you have plenty of sauce on the brisket to keep it moist when you re-heat it on Thanksgiving morning.
The author kicks off a five-part Thanksgiving series with her thoughts on this Southern staple.
When it comes to making cornbread dressing, there is no question you have to use savory cornbread.
If you are having a smaller crowd, these individual servings of cornbread pudding stuffed with greens make an impressive presentation.
Discovering a new favorite cookbook inspires the author to reflect on the five books for every kitchen.
The vegetable can go with anything from ground chuck to lump crabmeat. For the author, it brings back special memories.
Eggplant can fit into any budget and any palate, whether you stuff it with ground chuck, ground turkey, or for an elegant meal, stuff with lump crab meat.
It's worth dealing with busy schedules to get everyone together for a meal.
Though it's not the healthiest, one dish a week with cheese and cream is okay. Just add a big salad to the table.
Having people over for a meal isn't easy--a chef offers tips for easing the burden.
These all can--and should--be made the day before your gathering.
Even in Paris, the author can't resist cooking with this Southern staple.
The key to good meat is the way you roast it or braise it.
A trip to Guadalupe and Martinique inspires the author to add island flavors to her home cooking.
For those of you that don't have that tattered card with the recipe on the back--here is my recipe for corn and freshwater prawn fritters.
Who says breakfast food is only for the morning? Make it at night for a comforting, low-cost dinner.
My bacon skewers are very easy but memorable, and eggs are still a bargain--what a versatile ingredient they are.
A chef reveals the three types of ice cream fans--and offers advice for how to make a batch at home.