Chocolate “Pudding” a la Hominy Grill

Have you been to Hominy Grill in Charleston, SC, yet? You should. It’s good and fine and everything’s covered in gravy and all, but mostly because they’ve got a killer patio and a neat blend of modern and classic southern decor. Anyway, they’ve got this pudding. I would never ever order “pudding” in a restaurant, but I…

Pucker Up for Berry Limeade Bars

Two months. It’s been TWO MONTHS! Man, life gets busy, huh? I was pointing a new client to my blog today (hi Courtney!) and was mucho embarrassed at how long it’d been. I could hear the crickets through the computer screen. I’ve been cooking a lot lately, but also eating a fair amount of Pizza…

Grandma’s Pecan Pie: A Southern Staple

I know I joke and say “oh this is my Italian Grandmother’s sauce recipe!” and whatnot but for reals, this is actually my grandma’s pecan pie recipe. I don’t have an old Italian Grandma but I do have a super-southern, up-at-6am-to-put-the-green-beans-on Grandma, which is equally fabulous. I’m not sure how she’d feel about me giving away her…

Classic Toffee, for Your Inner English Manor-Dweller

Toffee is so vaguely English and old-school and I’ve been watching a lot of Game of Thrones recently so it just seemed…appropriate? And the husband loves anything that’s pretty much entirely made of butter and sugar so it was an easy choice. I haven’t done much candy making in my day (and to be honest,…