Coconut Cream Pie

For the majority of my career in restaurants, I worked for a well known family restaurant that was known for it's pancakes and bakery. I'm not going to say their name as they don't like it when you compare their baked goods to recipes that are close or better than theirs. I will just call … Continue reading Coconut Cream Pie

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

I believe Fall has crept up on us here in Atlanta. I can't really say I'm surprised though. Our summer was very mild with a lot of rain and storms, which was a welcoming change to the normal dry and unbearable heat. The cooler weather stirs the need for rustic, hearty home cooking. If you … Continue reading Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

Cottage Pie: The Kissing Cousin of an Irish Classic

Cottage Pie, much like it's Irish counterpart¬†Shepard's Pie, is a hearty meat casserole topped with a parsnip and potato mash. The main difference between Cottage and Shepard's Pie is the meat that is used. Shepard's Pie uses either lamb, mutton, or haggis; which can be a bit pricey if trying to feeding a crowd. The … Continue reading Cottage Pie: The Kissing Cousin of an Irish Classic