Halloween Pumpkin Slaughter!!! Roasted Pumpkin Seeds!

I abhor food waste. I roll my eyes every time I see a display of those knobby, gnarly, little decorative gourds and dried miniature corn cobs for sale anywhere. The U.S. is probably the only country that grows food purely for decoration. Not to be a downer on the fall holiday decorating season, but it…

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Pumpkin Cake Donuts!

YAYAYAY!!!! Halloween is almost here! My FAVORITE HOLIDAY EVERRR! I LOVE SATAN!!!! Just kidding about that last part. I do love Halloween, though. Big-time. I love gory makeup and spooky sound effects and fake blood and ripped-off arms and popped-out eyeballs and skulls and teeth just sitting there chattering on a table, not even inside…

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Sun-dried Tomato and Cheddar Scones

sun-dried tomato and cheddar scones

As promised, here’s the recipe for the exquisite savory scones¬†I made for Austin Bakes last weekend.¬†People were RAVING about them (mostly me and Chris, but whatev). Scones hail from Scotland and are pretty much like biscuits in that they have the same 3 basic ingredients: flour, butter (or some kind of solid fat), and milk…

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Demon Eyes! (Pickled Deviled Eggs) Plus How to Boil Eggs

Pickled Deviled Eggs Recipe Video (scroll down for printable recipe) Deviled eggs have been around since the dawn of mayonnaise, I believe. They are called “deviled eggs” because they’re a little spicy and the devil probably likes spicy food because he lives in Hell where it’s really, really hot. Devil also is real big into…

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How To Cook Black-Eyed Peas

Black eyed peas on New Year’s Day will bring you good luck all the year! Here’s how to make perfect black eyed peas with pork fat for your loved ones. Or make them vegetarian by using some butter or oil instead of pork fat.

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How To Make Tamales

Learn the easy way to make tamales! This video and article walk you through the process from making the dough (masa) to a variety of tamale fillings. Vegan and vegetarian (or not!).

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How To Make Cornbread Stuffing

Here’s my grandma’s Southern-style cornbread stuffing recipe. This basic stuffing recipe can be jazzed up to suit your tastes. Try it for Thanksgiving! Or Christmas! Or just for dinner!

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Marshmallow Ghosties

This Halloween recipe will teach you how to make the cutest, scary marshmallow ghosts ever! They are super-simple and delicious. And CUTE!!!

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