An East Coast transplant, Laura is originally from Texas. She splits her time between traveling the world and trying to recreate the food from her travels once she gets home.

Chana Masala

One of the most popular dishes at Indian restaurants is also one of the simplest: chana masala

Tangy Cajun Crab Dip

This dip is a variation on the wildly popular spread available at Publix markets.

Irish potato candy

Irish Potato Candy Recipe

If you’ve never heard of Irish potato candy, you’re probably not from the Mid-Atlantic region near Philadelphia.

Bowl of chili cheese dip beside tortilla chips

Ultimate Chili Cheese Dip

Every December and January, you’ll find me making my chili cheese dip. The creamy deliciousness is the perfect snack food for football games, including the Super Bowl. The best part is that this chili cheese dip recipe is incredibly simple and takes almost no time to prepare. Origins of the Dip Chili cheese dip, also …

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Spoon in a bowl of chili topped with cheese and sour cream

Homemade Beef Chili

There are few dishes as popular and as comforting as the classic beef recipe. It is packed with protein and savory goodness that will warm you on the coldest winter night.

Oyster dressing in a casserole dist

Southern Oyster Dressing

When it comes to the holidays, folks in the South are particular about their food. And when it comes to Thanksgiving, no table is complete without a traditional Southern oyster dressing. Gulf coast oysters are what make this dish. These salty and sweet gems come around every fall. They should only be eaten in the …

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