Caramel cake is a Southern specialty that you can find in almost any community or church cookbook below the Mason Dixon. Jack Daniels is a classic Southern mash whiskey and it is one of those things that finds its way into numerous Southern recipes from cakes to cookies. Praline is certainly Southern in both flavor and origins. What happens when you combine them all into one magnificent cake?
Suddenly you will say y’all. The front porch will be referred to as the veranda. The theme music from Gone with the Wind will play whenever you sweep down the stairs. And your irritating neighbors? Well, bless their hearts. Continue reading
Filed under Cake, Dessert
Summer is almost over. Here in Texas the 100 degree temps have hung on — sort of like trying to give a cat a bath… you know — they cling to whatever part of you they can get their claws into.
We know that the heat will be gone soon, though. While I won’t be sorry that it is gone, and it will be nice to be able to walk barefoot on the driveway without hearing the soles of my feet sizzle like bacon in an iron skillet, the foods of summer will be missed.
This recipe for grilled pork loin chops and peaches is a delightful way to say goodbye to warm weather and those fresh flavors.
Grilled Pork Loin Chops with Jack Daniels Peaches
The chops are rubbed with a combination of cinnamon, smoked paprika, cloves, and just a touch of sugar for that beautiful, crispy sear on the outside of the meat. Continue reading
Filed under Main Dish, Meat