dinner · pasta · pork

Rigatoni with Sausage and Collard Greens

I was on a mission. A mission from the food Gods. A mission of culinary extremes. A mission above all missions. I was set and ready to go wherever my wheels would take me...to get Swiss chard? Yes. Swiss chard. For whatever reason, that task was seemingly impossible. Chard has disappeared from the lavish mist… Continue reading Rigatoni with Sausage and Collard Greens

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

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