Hushpuppies You won’t want to hush about this week’s southern dish

This summer, we have had the privilege of welcoming an intern from the University of Kansas into our newsroom. It’s amazing how quickly someone can go from being a stranger to being part of the family, and that’s definitely been the case with Will. So, with his final day looming this week, Joey and I …

Southwest Potatoes Roasted vegetables will be the ‘bell’ of the ball this summer

Even though I try not to heat up the house with my oven too often in the summer, I am definitely willing to make an exception for the right recipe. Last week, that exception came when I decided I didn’t want one of the typical cold summer sides like coleslaw, potato salad or a green …

Jalapeno Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas Be ready for an enchi’little’ heat with jalapenos this week

Sometime last summer I found a huge bag of hatch green chiles that were on clearance in our local grocery store. I immediately threw them in my cart, visions of cheesy enchiladas with mild, roasted chiles dancing in my head. What I created was an abomination. I quickly realized how spicy the chiles were when …

Bell Pepper Baked Tortellini Casserole Casserole should tread care’philly’ with its cheesesteak claims

There are tons of great copycat recipes out there. I was blown away several years ago to learn that you can make a pretty convincing Butterfinger candy bar with candy corn and a few other ingredients. I also once tried a great recipe claiming to mirror Starbucks’s lemon bread. So when I tried a casserole …