Among the American South, comfort food reigns supreme and Southern shrimp and grits are at the top of the list. As a child growing up in the American South, I spent the majority of my time at home in the kitchen, cooking, eating, and chatting around the kitchen table. In nearly every Southern household, family and… Read More »
“ I sort of follow the K.I.S.S. rule in the kitchen. Keep it simple sweetheart. I cook with fresh wholesome foods, little sugar, low fat, and I like simple recipes. The more simple and natural the dish is, the better. ”
Deborah’s blog, Delicious Happens, illustrates the power of a simple dish with a dash of creativity. Throughout her recipes, Deborah reinvents the classics with her own personal twist, from a berry trifle to chicken piccata. With an easy switch of ingredients or preparation method, Deborah elevates her dishes to a level of sophistication you wouldn’t think possible of your old go-to salad or dessert. Without pretense or excess, Deborah creates easy, accessible meals that taste like home. Each recipe reflects her personal experience with food from her Newport Beach kitchen, with a nod to a local restaurant or a childhood memory. Her resulting collection of recipes remind us of the foods on which we were raised, the foods that reignite flavors we had lost, until the plate is clean. And when that happens, there’s always another to try tomorrow night.
Summer has arrived, and you know what that means: the great salad search has begun. You want to utilize all the beautiful warm weather produce rolling in to the farmer’s market, but if you eat one more green salad, you’ll scream. That’s why we love the classic Italian caprese: tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella, balsamic vinegar… Read More »
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