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Gorgonzola Polenta

This dish is a cheesy, buttery and a bit flamboyant (with all that blue cheese) Italian cousin to grits. Since grits are the #1 comfort...

Persian Jeweled Rice With Lamb

I'd be thrilled to report we first had this dish on a long, extravagant tour of the Middle East...but sadly, no.  We tried it at a potluck lunch...

Orange Bizcochitos

    Whew! Our decorations are up...The house is in full holiday mode. Two trees, 5 stockings, all those wreaths. Suddenly it's Christmastime at the Kee home. Or maybe...

Extremely Ginger Muffins

  Every Christmas morning we serve Gram's ginger muffins. Not sure where she got the recipe...maybe from some long-forgotten newspaper article. Or maybe it's a...

Kitchen Pantry Kouign-Amann

    Lizzy -when she was working in Paris after college- kept telling us about this unbelievable sweet, soft yet crispy pastry with a caramelized  bottom. It originated outside Paris, in Brittany,...

New Orleans Chocolate Pecan Pie

Can you describe New Orleans in a word or two? It's impossible. The city has more identities, more nicknames than any other place....The Big...

New Orleans Muffalettas

If you've spent any time in New Orleans, you've probably enjoyed that olive spread, salami and melted cheese sandwich --the muffaletta. Central Grocery created...

Broccolini With Lemon Mustard Dressing

What makes broccolini so good? Must be because it's healthy, flavorful, not as tough as broccoli and, most importantly, absorbs the flavors of its accompanying sauce. Oh,...

Feta Rice Casserole With Fennel

Our Around The World Cookbook Club tested this recipe last month. It was one of the most unexpected and delicious recipes we've served in...

Pecan Crusted Salmon

Much as our group enjoyed Susan's pre-dinner drinks, a girl's gotta eat sometime. Mid-evening we headed into the dining room where the laughing continued. Somehow,...