Recipes

Baking

  • Pavlovas with Passion Fruit Curd

    Pavlovas with Passion Fruit Curd

    Pavlovas are a simple meringue shell usually filled with a fruit curd or Chantilly cream and often topped with berries. Perfectly light and airy, pavlovas are a perfect spring or summer time dessert.

    • Prep Time: 2 hours to bake
    • Total Time: 2 hours
    • Yield: 6 servings
  • Try It, You'll Like It Zucchini Bread

    Try It, You'll Like It Zucchini Bread

    This simple quick bread is a tasty way to charm even your pickiest eaters into trying zucchini! More like a cross between a cake and a bread, it is delicious served warm from the oven or toasted with a little butter to gild the lily.

    • Yield: 1 large loaf or 2 small loaves, serving 10 to 12
    Tags: kids
  • Totally From Scratch Biscuits

    Totally From Scratch Biscuits

    These simple yet decadent biscuits are a real family treat -- try them with butter, jam and jelly for breakfast or serve them alongside your favorite savory entree Southern-style!

    • Yield: Eight 3-inch biscuits
    Tags: kids
  • Sugar And Spice Acorn Squash

    Sugar And Spice Acorn Squash

    Acorn squash baked with butter, maple syrup, brown sugar, and spices is a colorful and yummy addition to any holiday table. Your family will love it!

    • Yield: 8 servings
    Tags: kids, holiday
  • Very Strawberry Shortcake

    Very Strawberry Shortcake

    An all-American summery treat that's perfect for Fourth of July Celebrations! This variation uses homemade buttery biscuits as the cake base for a simple macerated strawberry topping.

    • Yield: 8 servings
    Tags: kids, summer, biscuits
  • Yes You Can Bagels

    Yes You Can Bagels

    These big, beautiful bagels are simpler to make than you can possibly imagine!

    • Yield: 12 bagels
    Tags: kids
  • Basic Cornbread

    Basic Cornbread

    This simple Southern-style cornbread is great as a side or even for breakfast. It goes well with anything.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 45 minutes to 1 hour
    • Yield: 16 to 20
  • Gigi's Carrot Cake

    Gigi's Carrot Cake

    For all you purists out there, all of the additions are optional. But go ahead give 'em a try.

    • Yield: One 9-inch 3-layer cake, 10 to 12 servings
  • Hot Crab Dip

    Hot Crab Dip

    Hot, creamy, crab meat. Do we need to say more?

    • Yield: About 2 quarts, 12 to 16 servings
    Tags: fall, winter, dip
  • Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    Bourbon, molasses and heavy cream are added to these sweet potatoes for flavor and texture. They are currently served with fried chicken at NOLA but they would be great with any main course.

    • Prep Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
    • Yield: 6 servings