Orange You Glad It’s Fall?

Along with ginger-hued leaves, bright red apples and football, pumpkins are one of the most prominent autumn archetypes. After all, what would fall be for us without pumpkin pie, spookily-carved jack-o-lanterns, or Pumpkin Spice Lattes? It would be a sad season, indeed. Native to North America, pumpkins are a winter […]

Continue Reading

Frappe Happy

Even for many aficionados, a piping hot cup of coffee on a sweltering summer day in New Orleans is about as appealing as running a 10k in a goose down parka. Though many folks can be found sheltering inside well air-conditioned spaces where a steaming cuppa Joe can be had […]

Continue Reading

Killer Queso

Like many of the world’s most marvelous inventions, cheese was likely an accidental discovery. Some lucky goat herder thousands of years ago was attempting to prolong the life of milk and in the process, made it curd. Oh what a happy day that must have been! Unbeknownst to the fortunate […]

Continue Reading

Lemon Icebox Cake

For Christmas, I always make a ton of fudge and toffee to give out as gifts to friends, family and neighbors. Unfortunately, I also always procrastinate when it comes to getting tins in which to package said fudge and toffee. This past Christmas, I delayed way too long and no […]

Continue Reading

Fearless Fries

Smother them in cheese and chili, or drown them in ketchup and mayo, fries are just a blank canvas for a limitless palette of flavors, right? But it doesn’t have to be that way. Fresh or frozen, plain French fries, with maybe a few shakes of salt, tell their own […]

Continue Reading