This old-fashioned apple crisp recipe is layered with flavors similar to apple pie, with sliced apples layered in brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. It will warm your soul when you serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
If you've never heard of Apple Pie with Graham Cracker Crust, you're in for a treat. This apple pie has the warm flavors of a classic apple pie with a topping similar to Dutch apple pie and the crust of a cheesecake. With that combination, what's not to love?
My Chocolate Banana Pudding is the love child of chocolate pudding and banana pudding. This creamy, velvety pudding is perfect for us who love the flavors of chocolate and banana desserts. It's bursting with chocolate flavor with every bite.
This recipe is holiday food in one bite. I always saved a good piece of cornbread dressing to be ate with the last bite of collards and gravy to finish a meal off. It’s something special about a last bite of food. This way you get the last bite all in one.
This instant pot collard greens recipe with smoked turkey necks is healthier than the traditional southern collard greens. They are not as mushy, the flavor is smokier, and the pot liquor (likker) is also more intense.
Now, I’ll be the first to tell you there’s no vegan substitute for crab meat but my friends at hungry planet has done a damn good job at getting close. Until their product is available in local retailers, we’ll just use mushrooms.
My Southern Cornbread Dressing is jamming with layers of flavor in every bite. The homemade cornbread, fresh chopped seasonings, herbs, and spices make this dressing one your family will enjoy even when it's not Thanksgiving dinner.
This curried turkey neck recipe is a taste of one of my favorite pieces of meat with some Caribbean influence. These turkey necks are tender and packed with flavor. Serve with your vegetables are mashed potatoes. It’s sure to be a huge hit at your holiday table.
Dirty rice is one of those dishes that’s so simple that people mess it up all the time. The secret to a good dirty rice is organ meat. Gizzards, heart or liver will work just fine. I hope you’re not turned off because the combination of these flavors makes something magical.
This eggnog daiquiri recipe is a treat for us New Orleanian during the holidays when it’s usually too cold for a daiquiri. The flavors are everything you would expect in an egg nog recipe but this one is spiked with spiced rum.
Fried hand pies in New Orleans are famous. This fried apple hand pie recipe will be famous amongst your family and friends. Warm apples, warm spices, flaky crust and sweetened condensed milk is a recipe for success.
This recipe is 100 years old. My great-grandfather would make it for my grandmother and siblings all the time. I heard so much about the pie but never experienced it because my grandmother stopped making it and was the only person with the recipe. I made it a mission to make this recipe with my grandmother and measured everything! I hope you enjoy.
My Southern Green Beans recipe is packed with deliciousness from the bacon, seasonings, and love used to cook them. So if you're searching for an excellent southern green bean dish, then this is the one for you!
This Hot Fudge Sauce recipe is bursting with chocolate flavors that taste like you took hours to make but only took less than 10 minutes to make. This fudge sauce is going to be in your family for many years!
This mac and cheese recipe is a little different from what you are used to eating. In New Orleans, we make our mac and cheese with spaghetti. Yes, you read that right, lol. We also call it baked spaghetti. Regardless, what you call it, it’s a great mac and cheese/ baked spaghetti recipe.
This New Orleans eggnog recipe is my auntie’s recipe with a few tweaks. If you want to add some rum or whisky you can add as much as you like. She still to this day is the only person who makes a foam out of the egg whites.
A vegan gumbo is probably how the first gumbo was prepared. Then eventually, came the crabs and shellfish from the Gulf of Guinea. However, this one’s a New Orleans file okra gumbo. The flavors are so mind-blowing I may stick to this one for a long time…I’m lying, lol.
This Homemade Peach Cobbler is made with canned peaches and will make you smile the whole time it’s baking, then make you dance as you eat it! Let’s make a warm, sweet, buttery peach cobbler recipe with a flaky homemade crust.
People love sticky buns recipes. People love upside-down cake recipes. I wondered what it would be like to combine them and created pineapple upside-down sticky buns. It’s the best of both worlds in one bite.
I was walking through the grocery store and was reminded that the holidays were here because the egg nog liquor was on display. This sparked the idea of doing a spiked egg nog cake that eventually became the recipe below.
The third recipe in my budget kuts series is smothered turkey wings. I’m accustomed to eating turkey legs, turkey breast, turkey necks and turkey wings year around so when Thanksgiving comes around eating turkey holds no luster. This recipe is for delicious turkey wings that will hit the spot when it’s served over rice with sweet peas. Maybe this year instead of cooking a whole turkey you’ll make some wings.
This Southern baked mac and cheese is cheesy, buttery, and seasoned to perfection, which are just a few reasons this soul food dish makes your taste buds dance. The cheese pull from this recipe is insane!
On a recent trip to New York I had to make a Mac n cheese and one of the other chefs was preparing some empanadas. Sometimes in the kitchens cultures blend and meet each other. She took some of her empanada filling and placed on top of my southern mac n cheese and that triggered an idea to do a Spanish hamburger helper style dish.
Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars with Bourbon Praline Sauce
The BEST Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars recipe has a delicious crust with a creamy layer of swirled sweet potato cheesecake. These cheesecake bars are delicious, creamy, buttery, and loaded with warm spices.
This sweet potato cornbread recipe is perfect for any occasion but especially in the fall during Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, and Christmas. Oh, did I mention that I also top it off with a cinnamon honey butter recipe? Pure deliciousness.
These sweet potato pancakes scream Southern brunch. These pancakes are fluffy, tender, and crunchy. The crunch comes from toasted pecans. The flavors are warm and inviting. These sweet potato pancakes are easy to make gluten-free or vegan. Plus, you can use the dry mix for an easy homemade pancake mix.
My Banana Pudding recipe is layered with a rich, silkily smooth, creamy vanilla pudding packed with tons of banana flavor.
Easy Vegan French Onion Dip
If you’re looking for a dairy-free French Onion dip that’s creamy, loaded with flavor, and easy to prepare. You’ve found the perfect vegan French onion dip recipe that’s sure to be a crowd-pleasing appetizer.