Cornmeal Waffles with Spicy Pulled Pork, Mango Salsa, Pickled Onions, and Guacamole

Cornmeal Waffles with Spicy Pulled Pork / Forkful of Awesome

Mmm hmmm, you read that correctly.  It does say “Cornmeal Waffles with Spicy Pulled Pork, Mango Salsa, Pickled Onions, and Guacamole”.  And it is fabulous.  It’s fluffy, crunchy, spicy, sweet, sour, creamy deliciousness.  How can you ask for anything more? I made this for my sister’s birthday.  I was lucky enough to have both of… 

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Freezer-Friendly Spicy Chicken Burritos

Freezer Friendly Spicy Chicken Burritos / Forkful of Awesome

Ladies and gentlemen, I have ventured into new territory in the kitchen.  Yes, I am making large batches of foods and freezing them.  I’ve resisted this process my entire adult life.  My mother never cooked like this.  My grandmother never cooked like this. It’s just not in my genes.  It’s seems so responsible, so planned-ahead,… 

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Chocolate Cherry Cake

Chocolate Cherry Cake / Forkful of Awesome

Dude, after the holidays, I’ve taken a serious food nap.  I had the most fun entertaining friends and family for Christmas.  However, they exited the door, and my food creativity took a nosedive.  Of course I’m still eating a lot.  But, I’m making foods that are simple, easy to prepare, food that requires no recipe…. 

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Merry Christmas to All

Christmas Eve Smorgasbord / Forkful of Awesome

I hope everyone had a beautiful Christmas.  We certainly did.  Many memories were created.  Traditions were strengthened.  And lots of wine was consumed.  It was really lovely. I’m now looking toward the new year with twinkly eyes and excited anticipation of what’s to come.  As a new food blogger and photographer, I can’t wait to… 

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Cardamom Espresso Truffles

Cardamom Espresso Truffles / Forkful of Awesome

Listen, if you want to impress your friends and family this holiday season, make these truffles.  I swear, people always think you’ve slaved away for hours, but they’re just about the easiest treat you can make.  There’s no cooking involved, except for heating the cream, which doesn’t actually qualify as cooking.  You just make a… 

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Easy Holiday Entertaining (And a Quick Broccoli Rabe Recipe)

easy holiday entertaining /Forkful of Awesome

It may be my wonderful imagination, but I think the rate of home entertaining has really taken a nose dive.  It’s sad, but I understand why.  Our modern lives are over-scheduled.  Many parents both work full-time.  Our kids are involved in 562 different activities.  We haven’t turned the oven on in 2 years, and we’re… 

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