Warm Potato Salad with Bacon and Fennel

Warm Potato Salad with Bacon and Fennel | Black Girl Chef's Whites

A few months ago I entered this potato salad recipe in the weekly contest on Food52.  While this salad did not win, it did become an Editor’s pick, which is fabulous, since the editors of Food52 are Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs!  Both are very well established food and cookbook writers.  So I took a […]

Comfort Food Recipe: Black and White Chili

Black and White Chili Ingredients

This is and has been my go-to comfort food for as long as I have been cooking.  I have made many variations of  this turkey chili, using different kinds of beans, spices and cooking techniques.  I have made it hot with ancho chili, hotter with chipotle chili, and mild for my young daughter.  In fact, […]

Retro Recipes: Classic Bread Pudding

My Mother's Bread Pudding Recipe Card, Side 1

Bread pudding is one of those desserts that are old school, classic and comforting.  A dessert you remember your grandmother or mother making.  Often the pudding was made from leftover stale pieces of bread and rolls saved in the freezer until they had enough for the recipe. I remember my mother making this bread pudding […]

Slow Cooker Beer Braised Pork

Slow Cooker Beer Braised Pork

I have a confession to make.  I recently bought my first slow cooker.  I have given them as gifts, but never got one for myself.  What was I thinking!? Having a slow cooker has made my life a lot simpler, and I cannot believe I never owned one.  I chalk it up to having that […]