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skillet breakfast potatoes with herbs and pancetta
AmericanBreakfast

Breakfast Potatoes with Crispy Pancetta and Herbs

One of the main reasons Eddie and I started Wanderspice is to share recipes that we make for our kids to expose them to spices and herbs and all their wonderful combinations. And we sometimes go with very simple, easy recipes that don't overwhelm them but are tasty, filling and
Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffing Recipe
AmericanHolidaysSide Dishes

Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffing with Pomegranate

Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffing I've had all sorts of stuffings over the years - classic and traditional stuffings, my mom's attempt at American stuffing using plantains, even Stove Top stuffing. And Eddie makes a mean homemade stuffing that we've enjoyed these last few years. But I asked him to come up
Winter Wonderland Cupcakes for Christmas with sliver sprinkles and marshmallows
DessertsHolidays

Winter Wonderland Cupcakes [Marshmallow Surprise]

Winter Wonderland Cupcakes These cupcakes are straight out of my dreams, but I underestimated how difficult it is to make white batter and icing. So be forewarned, Winter Wonderland Cupcakes are divine to look at and even more glorious to eat, but get ready for some work and a pretty
Easy Louisiana Gumbo Recipe
DinnerLunchNew Orleans

Damn, That’s Good Louisiana Gumbo

Louisiana Gumbo The day after my first Mardi Gras, the streets were still wet from the midnight clean-up and most of the revelers were headed straight to the airport, heads heavy and hung-over. So I had the luxury of feeling like I had the city to myself. I wandered delightfully
Roasted Brown Sugar Carrots
AppetizerHolidaysSide Dishes

Roasted Brown Sugar Carrots [Spice Glaze]

 Roasted Brown Sugar Carrots When most people think of Autumn, Pumpkin Spice comes to mind. But for me, it's all about spiced brown sugar... on everything. And a bunch of gorgeous rainbow carrots is divine for a good drenching of a brown sugar spiked with cumin, coriander, and tarragon. Our Roasted Brown
creole jambalaya sausage and shrimp
DinnerLunchNew Orleans

Authentic Creole Jambalaya

 Creole Jambalaya With the blending of French, Spanish and African culture, New Orleans is my favorite city in the world, with Paris a very close second. Every Creole dish has ties to one of those cultures, but the city has claimed it as its very own. Creole Jambalaya evolved from
easy macaroni-and-cheese
DinnerLunchSide Dishes

Golden Macaroni and Cheese [Easy to Make]

Golden Macaroni and Cheese Eddie's take on Macaroni and Cheese is a heavenly dish with a bechamel sauce and extravagant chunks of butter-poached lobster and garlic shrimp. But with three always hungry kiddos and limited coherent waking hours, we needed a streamlined version that is almost as tasty but just
French Toast - Pain Perdu
BreakfastNew Orleans

Pain Perdu [New Orleans French Toast]

 Pain Perdu A crusty, quickly hardening French baguette is the only bread that's just right for a proper Pain Perdu. You've had French Toast before where the bread has literally turned to pudding, yes? That's actually not supposed to happen. Our Pain Perdu honors the classic French recipe resulting in
black_magic_cupcake
DessertsHolidays

Black Magic Cupcakes with Mystical Sprinkles

Black Magic Cupcakes One simple ingredient will take delectable dark chocolate cupcakes and turn them into Black Magic Cupcakes, darkly mystical treats that'll mesmerize on every Halloween night. Yes, the cupcakes are a true black which we highlighted with tiny edible silver sprinkles. We used Americolor Food Color - Super
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