A favorite childhood memory was going to the original Cheesecake Factory with my grandmother. It was a tiny restaurant that served a few sandwiches and a wide selection of cheesecakes. For lunch, I would enjoy a grilled cheese sandwich and fries. I remember the sandwich was on thick toasted sourdough bread with sharp cheddar. For dessert, Grandma and I would split a piece of … [Read more...] about To Die For Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
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During our Southern Sugar Expedition, (see previous blogs), we “scooped” a few finds along the way to share with y’all. First and foremost, we stumbled upon Garden & Gun: Soul of the South magazine. Angeleno eyes had never laid eyes on such a publication. Reading Garden & Gun from cover to cover was like the sensation you get when you exit a theater and declare, “That … [Read more...] about What’s For Dessert? Southern-Style Bourbon Pecan Pie!
If you have a large Turkey and a large family get together, we suggest you give as much away to them in disposable cartons as you are comfortable doing. This gives them leftovers for sandwiches and snacks too! And don’t forget the sides! If you made too much food for your family to eat in a couple of days – realistically speaking – you should let your guest take some home … [Read more...] about Organize Your Thanksgiving Leftovers?
Are you in charge of cooking the turkey this Thanksgiving? If so, you HAVE to try this family recipe for a super delicious, juicy, moist turkey. The secret ingredient is Dry Brine. You need to plan ahead three days, so keep this in mind when prepping. Ingredients Olive oil Dry brine (I use this one from Williams-Sonoma) Turkey Chopped Garlic 1 Whole Onion, … [Read more...] about Brooke Burke’s Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe
One of the side dishes that I look forward to most on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table is stuffing! Corn bread, seasoned, mushroom, andouille sausage, southwest style, cajun… seriously, I could pull a Forrest Gump here and and name a million and one different kind’s of stuffing that I love. But my no-fail, delicious, easy, and I’m always coming back for second’s recipe for … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe