Basics

Tomato Butter Onion Sauce

Tomato Butter Onion Sauce

This sauce is nothing short of incredible! Three key ingredients that when combined and stewed turn in to one of the best sauces you will ever eat. Of course, this is slightly adapted from the master of Italian Cooking, Marcella Hazan, in her book Essentials […]

Smoky Deviled Eggs

Smoky Deviled Eggs

With Easter having passed and graduation parties coming up I couldn’t resist making my smoky deviled eggs. These are a family favorite that I’ve been making for years.

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

This is the best BBQ sauce for pulled pork, hands down! Eastern North Carolina BBQ sauce will elevate your pulled pork to a whole new level. One of the best things about this sauce is that it’s easy to make, and basically foolproof. If your […]

Perfect Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Perfect Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Light, flaky, melt in your mouth, and melt your heart. I spent decades in pursuit of the ever elusive southern buttermilk biscuit. Time after time, they would fall flat or be hard as hockey pocks. Until finally one fateful it all clicked, and we’ve been eating perfect biscuits happily ever after.

Butter Pie Crust Pastry

Butter Pie Crust Pastry

My oldest son has said since the wizened age of eight that butter makes the world go ’round, and duct tape holds it all together. I was so proud that at such a young age, my son was so practical and visionary. Sigh…
My go to pie pastry is butter crust, because I have found it is universal and reliable like no other.