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Karenalaya

Classic Jambalaya is a delicious staple of New Orleans cuisine. But like so many dishes...
Homemade Onion French Melt Sandwich with Gruyure Cheese

Feeling Sorry for Myself Grilled Cheese Sandwich

When life starts to go to the dark side, I can always cheer myself up...
Linguine pasta with Italian sausage chickpeas and broccolini in a creamy ricotta cheese sauce

Linguine Con Broccoli Aglio E Olio

Sometimes the simplest dishes can be the most satisfying. This is one of my go-to...
Tuna casserole with a biscuit on a plate

Tuna Noodle Casserole

No one really wants to admit that some of those 1970s semi-homemade dishes our busy...
Bayscallops

Air-Fried Bay Scallops With Mango Salsa and Sautéed Asparagus

I recently retired my beloved Magic Chef after 30 years of good use and replaced...
Spatchcock

Spatchcock Chicken

If you’re like me, whenever I roast a whole chicken, either the white meat is...
Macandcheese

ALEX’S MAC & CHEESE

In previous blog posts, I’ve mentioned how delighted I am that the next generation in...
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CHICKEN VINDALOO

For years I’ve been trying to make a good curry from scratch. I buy all...
Tequila Surprise

TEQUILA SURPRISE

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, it’s time to break out the tequila—my go-to liquor...
Sliced duck breast with crispy skin served on a bed of black rice, garnished with orange zest on a turquoise plate.

WHAT’S UP DUCK?

Okay, so I wanted to have a nice recipe ready to post for this week’s...