Roasted Lemon Garlic Ginger Carrots

Roasting carrots caramelizes their sugars so they take on a resemblance to sweet potatoes or butternut squash. The distinct, sharp flavor carrots are known for turns into something altogether different. Mild and sweet, but not overly so, they retain a savory side capable of converting any carrot hater. When you add the brightness of fresh… 

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Sweet Potato and Sausage Stuffing

Sausage and Sweet Potato Stuffing

My Mom’s sausage stuffing is renowned. It used to be a once a year happening (Thanksgiving) that I would start dreaming about the moment the last scrap of leftovers were eaten. Once a year wasn’t nearly often enough to satisfy me. Only lately Momma Spice has been making stuffing more often. And experimenting. A lot.

Italian-style Green Bean Casserole

Italian Green Bean Casserole #recipe

My family has never embraced the tradition of eating that infamous green bean and mushroom soup casserole that is so popular on Thanksgiving. Mushrooms are a no-no for most of us and I vowed that canned soup, in any shape or form, would never cross my lips again. Ever. So this year I took it… 

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Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn (Crazy Corn)

This recipe gets its inspiration from Mexican street corn. Piping hot corn on the cob is smeared with mayonnaise and dredged with Queso or Cotija cheese, fresh cilantro, chile powder, lime and plenty of salt and pepper. It sounds unusual if you’ve never had it before, but it’s not. The mayonnaise melts right into the… 

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Roasted Corn in Chile Coconut Milk

Spicy Coconut Milk Roasted Corn

I have been obsessed all summer long with the combination of corn and coconut milk! The two ingredients naturally complement one another, so well it’s almost as if they were created for each other. I like the result that comes from marinating my ears of corn overnight in it. Not only does it plump up… 

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Picadillo with Mexican Rice

A set of Tex-Mex style recipes for Picadillo and Mexican Rice adapted from the Los Barrios Family Cookbook straight from the heart of San Antonio, Texas. Picadillo is found in Spanish and Latin American cooking and every country has their own version. Made from ground beef with garlic, onions, bell peppers and tomatoes; it’s delicious… 

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