Baltimore Hungry Boy Club

This is another trip to Baltimore; the Charm City has contributed the crab cake, the bomb pie, and now the Hungry Boy Club. I switched a few thing up – added a little more zip and some peppery arugula to break up all the meaty goodness. This sandwich has ham, roast beef, cheese, and bacon.  There…

Cacio e pepe’ (Cheese and pepper)

Simple, qclassic Italian cooking with only 4 ingredients.  I did this one for the first time and loved the results.  Ok, I saw Bobby Flay do this on Beat Bobby Flay.  He won – yeah Bobby! 12 oz spaghetti 1/2 cup Romano cheese, grated 3 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup…

Hummingbird Cake

This is one of what I consider the four great southern cakes.  This one has the least alcohol but the most variation in flavor.  You’ve got banana, rum, pineapple, cinnamon, ginger, and pecan.  It’s a quick trip to the island with frosting. I hope you like it. 3 cups AP flour 2 cups sugar 1/2…

Nashville Hot Chicken

Nashville Hot Chicken This is the state dish of Tennessee.  The famous crispy fried chicken with the sweet and spicy sauce is iconic in the Volunteer state.  I hope you like it. Cast iron skillet or electric skillet Oil for cooking Rubber gloves to prevent flour-clump hands 1 chicken cut into 8 pieces (I used…

Pupusa

This is a Salvadoran dish, but I like the South Florida Cuban influences, so I combined the two.  The hardest part was the masa (corn flour);it took me a few tries.  You get the sour orange pork, the salsa, gooey cheese and massa holding everything together.  I hope you like it. Filling: 1 pound pork…