Chipotle is the forerunner when it comes to fast casual dining. Besides removing the GMO ingredients from their menu, they also promised to improve the already high quality of their food by cutting down on the preservatives in their salt-laden tortillas. Because we know you’ll be taking a trip to Chipotle before that happens, try this chicken salad instead.
It might seem like a hassle to bake croutons when there are plenty of varieties on the shelf at the grocery store, but it’s shockingly easy to make your own.The flavorful, green dip usually makes an appearance at summer cookouts, football tailgate parties, and of course, taco Tuesday night. You guessed it: guacamole. While almost everyone agrees that the irresistible appetizer is a surefire crowd-pleaser, some folks disagree on what ingredients to put in guacamole.
I consider myself a chocolate chip cookie connoisseur. I’ve rarely had a bad chocolate chip cookie, but there is a world of difference between an everyday cookie and an extraordinary one. Whenever I visit a new bakery, it’s the first thing I look for, and usually determines whether or not I go back.Try the pork taco with grilled pineapple or the spicy fish taco topped with neon pink pickled cabbage at this taco spot decorated with Mexican wrestling masks.
Pound cakes are a classic Southern dessert that find their way onto tables of all occasions. A thick slice is the perfect way to welcome new neighbors, cheer up a friend, or feed a crowd at the church potluck, and you won't need to worry about frosting cake layers or transporting a delicate dessert. In this recipe, the cream cheese is added after beating the butter and sugar, and the cake bakes at a slightly higher temperature than usual.Perfectly paired with crackers or veggies, a traditional cheese ball with Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and a kick of Worcestershire sauce is an easy crowd-pleaser.
Three cheeses and thin, woven strips of zucchini make this one-pan classic a crowd-pleaser, whether you’re cooking Sunday supper or planning for the family reunion. Use a mandoline slicer, not a vegetable peeler, to cut the thinnest zucchini strips. Once you’ve sliced the squash, the lasagna is a snap to put together—just layer the ingredients and bake.Small, individual versions are served warm at the Napoleon House, an historic French Quarter eatery; we've turned their classic recipe into a large loaf that could be cut into quarters and shared with your family.
Pimiento Cheese, barbecue, catfish, and grits— all examples of true Southern culinary icons. Yet despite their humble beginnings, the dixie-born gems have become popular across the country. Enter pimiento cheese. A cookbook containing one true pimiento cheese recipe, let alone the many regional variations such as adding paprika or jalapeño peppers, is almost impossible to find; favorite recipes survive by way of oral tradition.