dinner · entree · fish

Buttermilk Fried Catfish with Southern Gremolata

Is there anything more summer, or Southern, than a fish fry? Just the smell of catfish fillets (or nuggets) dipped in golden cornmeal and then fried until crispy makes my mouth water. I've grown up around catfish, and good 'ol fish fries, my entire life. Catfish may be a bottom feeder, but it sure does… Continue reading Buttermilk Fried Catfish with Southern Gremolata

Chicken · slow cooker · Thai

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

I was contemplating life this morning while peeling and cubing butternut squash. Yes, I was chopping a squash at 10 o'clock in the morning. Hey---the early bird gets the worm, right? I had to make something with it in the crockpot, hence the early morning squash choppin'. Anyway, I was contemplating the most random life things… Continue reading Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

Dessert

Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake with Orange Cream Frosting

Happy Valentine's Day!  I decided I'd keep the chocolate theme going this weekend, so I made a chocolate cake. Well, a bundt cake. Seriously, why do bundt cakes get no love? They're easier to make than regular cakes, and they aren't as testy (humidity has to be juuuust right or baking temperature can't be one… Continue reading Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake with Orange Cream Frosting