Chicken Cordon Blue

A couple of weeks ago I took a short trip to Florida to escape the cold weather. On my way back I was going through the security checkpoint at the airport.  It was a very small airport and there were … Continue reading

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies with Lemon Icing is a family favorite. My close friend, Jayne Long, and I developed this recipe.  Lemon Sugar Cookies with Lemon Icing 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened1 cup granulated sugar1 large egg1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 … Continue reading

Green Pea and Tomato Pilau

From the coast of Jacksonville, North Carolina to Jacksonville, Florida a group of people who speak an English based Creole dialect called Gullah dwelled on coastal islands and inland waterways. They had a distinct method of cooking that included rice … Continue reading

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Thighs

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Thighs are a snap to make. Boneless skinless chicken thighs are coated with Dijon mustard and dredged in a Parmesan herb mixture. After roasting in the oven, the chicken is juicy and the Parmesan cheese makes a … Continue reading