Keyword: black pepper

chili waffles plated to serve
Entrees, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine

Hot & Spicy Chili Waffles

These hot and spicy chili waffles are a combination of two recipes: Jalapeno Cornbread Waffles and Spicy Three Bean Chili. I’ve combined the recipes so that you can cook both simultaneously, for a shorter cooking time, and so the cornbread waffles and chili will be ready at the same time. This is one of my […]

spicy three bean chili in a bowl
Father's Day, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, One Pot Dishes, Soups, Stove Top Dishes

Spicy Three Bean Chili

In spite of its many ingredients, this spicy three bean chili is quick and easy to make. Just saut√© the fresh vegetables, add the remaining ingredients and simmer 30 minutes. Instant chili gratification! I also like this recipe because you can assemble it ahead of time and finish cooking it later, right before serving. (To […]

Cajun Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine, Spice Mixes

Cajun and Creole Spice Mixes

What are the differences between Cajun and Creole spice mixes and their cultures? Cajuns are French colonists from the Acadia region of Canada who immigrated to Louisiana after the British conquest of Canada in the 1700s. Creole describes the descendants of the Cajuns, and of the Spanish and Africans, who were born in Louisiana to […]

Easter, French Cuisine, Gluten Free, Irish Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Mother's Day, Oil Free Recipes, Soups, Vegetables

Roasted Asparagus Soup

This refreshing roasted asparagus soup is pretty, delicious, and perfect for many occasions. Guests will love this as a soup course with a larger meal. It’s also an amazing soup to cook up on the weekend with your family or just for yourself. I have always been excited to see asparagus in the grocery store […]

no oil added hummus
Appetizers, Condiments, Dips and Salsas, Oil Free Recipes, Snacks

No Oil Hummus with Za’atar

Use this no oil hummus with za’atar as an addictive pita dip, chip dip, or a tasty sandwich spread. It has a perfect blend of delectable flavors.¬† Some people make hummus without tahini. I’ve tried it that way and it’s fine! I like it both ways. But, I prefer the nuttiness of the tahini in […]