Cowbell Blondies

Cowbell Blondies

Cowbell Blondies ½ cup unsalted butter (1 stick), melted, cooled slightly 1 large egg 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup all-purpose flour ¾ cup dried cranberries ¾ cup white chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-by-8-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, spray with … Continue reading Cowbell Blondies

Braves Purple and Gold Punch

Braves Purple and Gold Punch 1 (2 liter) bottle lemon lime soda 1 (2 liter) bottle grape soda or grape juice 1 (6 ounce) can pineapple juice Sliced lemons and limes, for garnish 2 ounces vodka per glass, optional Combine sodas and pineapple juice in a large punch bowl. Float sliced lemon and limes over … Continue reading Braves Purple and Gold Punch

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped onions ½ cup chopped green bell pepper ½ cup chopped celery 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley ½ pound andouille sausage, cut into ¼-inch slices 4-5 chicken thighs, skins removed 1/2 pound smoked sausage, cut … Continue reading Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Corn with Spiced Bacon Butter

Corn with Spiced Bacon Butter 8 medium ears corn with shucks, or 4 cups frozen or canned whole kernel corn, drained 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 4 oz. (about 4 strips), cooked bacon, crumbled 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/2 tsp. paprika 1/2 tsp. honey 1/4 tsp. dried sage 1/8 tsp. cayenne … Continue reading Corn with Spiced Bacon Butter

Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate Pudding Serves 4 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup baking cocoa 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 2 large egg yolks, slightly beaten 2 tablespoons butter, softened 2 teaspoons vanilla Combine sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in the milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until … Continue reading Chocolate Pudding

Buttermilk Blueberry Muffins

Buttermilk Blueberry Muffins ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 2 teaspoons lemon zest (zest from 1 large lemon) ¾ cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided 1 egg, room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour, divided 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries ½ cup … Continue reading Buttermilk Blueberry Muffins

Bloody Mary Mix for a Crowd

Bloody Mary Mix for a Crowd 1 (32 oz.) bottle Bloody Mary mix 16 oz. 100-proof vodka 2 celery sticks, cut into thirds 2 dill pickle spears, quartered 10 (or so) Manzanilla olives stuffed with pimento 1½ tablespoons hot sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 10 (or so) pickled Tabasco peppers ½ cup freshly squeezed lime … Continue reading Bloody Mary Mix for a Crowd