Summer Shrimp Salad with Grilled Peaches and Fresh Corn

Summer Shrimp Salad with Grilled Peaches and Fresh Corn

I don’t want to miss things before they’re already gone, but it’s kind of my specialty. I’ll be two bites into a cookie — already mourning it, or on a vacation, like I was last May with Kate and Sabrina, staring into turquoise water, sipping a piña colada, and at least a tinge of my blissed-out vacation high…

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Creamy Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

  When I made this casserole for our big Sunday supper, Daniel smiled into his plate. He chewed and mmm’ed and then looked up at me, and with the sunniest grin, said, “I want you to make this for our children.” Me: …[pause]…Ooo…Here’s the only snafu: You know that we don’t have any of those…

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Cranberry Corn Muffiins with Sweet Milk Drizzle

Someone get a pen and paper. Scratch that. Get a good solid slab of stone, find a chisel, and carve away: Cornbread and sweetened condensed milk are in love. Plain and simple. Yesterday, before I came to this discovery, I thought to myself, ‘you know, cornbread is a near perfect food.’ It’s fusion, really. A…

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Spicy Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

I like to stuff stuff. Chicken, turkey, tacos, bras, cookies, potatoes, brownies, bellies… any old thing, really. It’s almost always a fabulous idea (well, not the bra one). Take these skinny red peppers for example. They would have been happy, relieved even, to just sun themselves on the grill and mingle with black beans and…

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