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Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind

Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind

What is Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind, you ask? Well, it’s an amazing compliment to any special family meal. My grandmother, who was an awesome cook, served these on the table with a royal spread of food, whether it be turkey or a leg of lamb. […]

Old Bay Sweet Corn Chowder

Old Bay Sweet Corn Chowder

Don’t let summer’s fresh corn exit the season without making Old Bay Sweet Corn Chowder ! The supply is dwindling as the summer winds down with it’s fresh choices as our palates switch gears to the fabulous autumnal flavors which coordinate well the crisper air. […]

Sweet Potato Dream Biscuits

Sweet Potato Dream Biscuits

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and what would it be without my Sweet Potato Dream Biscuits! These are perfectly sized for portion control or great for a Christmas party appetizer served with ham. I could not wait until Thursday, so my quest this afternoon was not […]

Old Bay Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

Old Bay Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

Old Bay Garlic Cheddar Biscuits is just my favorite  buttermilk biscuits recipe in disguise. My sister, Pat,  sent me a recipe for them today. However, I already had one that I used without incorporating Bisquick. Who needs that when you have White Lily Flour. (I actually have to “Amazon” […]

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake  Crab Jalapeno Poppers

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Jalapeno Poppers

    Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Jalapeno Poppers were developed from a  combination of making too much crab dip for just us and buying a bulk quantity of jalapenos at my favorite produce market, How Sweet It Is . The crab was bought there also. […]

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Dip

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Dip

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Dip is rich and decadent. It’s fit for a crowd you want to impress ! Once you have prepped your ingredients, it will come together quickly and be in the oven permeating your kitchen with the aroma of Old Bay […]

Spicy Maryland Crab Soup

Spicy Maryland Crab Soup

  Look at that combination of vibrant colors in my Spicy  Maryland Crab Soup ! Flavor at its summer peak. I’m fortunate to live in a part of the world which revels in this combination. Specifically, Maryland, the home of the best seafood seasoning, Old […]

Maryland Cream of Crab Soup

Maryland Cream of Crab Soup

Maryland Cream of Crab Soup would not be complete without Old Bay and fresh summer  corn. The surprise ingredient is brie. We ate lunch at a southern Maryland restaurant on a day trip on one of the hottest weekends in memory 4 years ago. Jim […]