Bun In The Oven
This post has nothing to do with food. It’s about the proverbial bun in the oven (I’m growing a tiny human). I’m seven months pregnant..
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeFile this one under Puerto Rican perfection. Coquito is a tropical cocktail and the way to kick off the holidays. According..
Nothing But Center Cinnamon Rolls
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeMy mom has been known to bust open the occasional can of pre-made cinnamon rolls on the mornings of special occasions…
Appetizers & Sides
Creamiest Mashed Potatoes
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeMashed potatoes can make or break the big meal. It may look like an unassuming side, but it usually has the..
No Knead Yeast Rolls
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeThese no-knead yeast rolls are such a comfort food for me. Some of my favorite childhood memories have yeast-leavened dough, from..
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeIt’s no secret. I like cornbread. Specifically, the bready balance between hearty cornmeal and airy flour, between cakelike sweet and lip-smacking..
Red Chile Pork Tamales
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeIt’s no wonder tamales are the perfect holiday food. Steamy masa, often stuffed with red or green filling, is unwrapped from..
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
Jump to Recipe Print Recipe It’s October and this chicken and sausage gumbo has a special place in my heart. Not only do I hail..
Bucatini and Meatballs
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeThe people at Big Spaghetti (I like to think that’s a thing) have a secret. There’s a far worthier option for..
Chocolate Marshmallow Cake
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeWhen I go back home to visit, I ask for one of two cakes. Okay, maybe sometimes I ask for both…
Coffee Three Layer Cake
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeThis delectable coffee flavored three-layer cake goes by many names. Originally, it’s on my grandmother’s recipe card as Waldorf Cake, with..
Almond Panna Cotta
Jump to Recipe Print RecipeAs I’ve said earlier, I don’t have anything against desserts. Sweet is salty’s partner in crime, and occasionally the moment will..
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Hi there! I’m Rachel- wife, mom and one savory lady. I was braised (born + raised) in Cajun Country, and now I’m sizzling in the desert Southwest. If it’s comfort food, I’ll cook it. Join me!
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