Pimento Cheese Arancini

I’m very particular about pimento cheese, and I would rather make it myself than take my chances with a store-bought brand. So when I was asked to come up with a recipe using Queen Charlotte Pimento Cheese Royale pimento cheese I was a little skeptical. I’d been burned too many time by bad batches of […]

Pomegranate Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Green Apple Salad

I love fresh ingredients–the more, the merrier.  Despite the  trend over the past several years to use few ingredients when cooking, I’ve resisted the urge to jump on that bland food bandwagon. The only five-ingredient recipe that I like is for a cheeseburger–ground beef, salt, pepper, cheese and a bun. These five ingredients work well together and […]

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup with Crispy Potato Croutons

Every month or so I do a cooking segment on Charlotte Today, a live local entertainment and lifestyle show. My features a recipe for  an obscure food holiday celebrated that month. Last week was Soup Week and I thought a bacon cheeseburger soup topped with fried potato cubes  would be fun.  I’d never made this soup, but it sounded really good in my […]