Red Velvet Cake with Mocha Cream Frosting

A unique recipe for Southern Red Velvet Cake. This is not one of those dense, flavorless cakes with a greasy frosting having nary a bit of real cream cheese, whose only connection to real Red Velvet Cake is an over abundance of red food coloring. Continue reading

Baked Julia Apples

Baked apples, stuffed with Watermelon Rind Pickles, seated on buttery pound cake, and drizzled with wine, are inspired by Julia Child.. It’s Julia’s 100th birthday, and this is a recipe is inspired by her Baked Alaska Apples which I watched her make on The French Chef. If you’re wondering what to do with some of those Watermelon Rind Pickles you made, this is a great use for them. Continue reading

Chicken a la King – Weber Style

America’s Test Kitchen Challenge Cook like it’s 1917. Well, I did things a little differently. I made some of my ingredients on my Weber – Kingsford Charcoal was invented in 1920, so I think I’m still pretty close. Continue reading

London Broil with Rosemary and Grilled Mushrooms and Shallots

London Broil with Rosemary and Grilled Mushrooms and Shallots

A London Broil is great on the grill after it has been stuck with garlic and marinated in red wine, sitting on top of sprigs of rosemary. Mushrooms grilled with sherry, shallots and butter make a great side dish. Continue reading