I’ve been on a little Arepa kick lately – I made these Shredded Chicken (Pollo Mechado) Arepas which were fabulous, then went on and revisited the other Arepas on my site, my Chicken Avocado Arepas. So of course, I needed to revise my post on how to make the actual Arepas, which are the little “buns”.
Did you know that National Pie Day is January 23rd? Yep, yesterday. Well, better late than never. I’m interrupting my normally scheduled programming (as if I have one beyond trying to give you one fun main dish every week) to post this Easy Classic Chess Pie. Honestly, I made it around Thanksgiving, or was it Christmas? But that doesn’t matter because this pie is excellent at any time of the year.
When I posted my Mom’s Zucchini Soup the other day, I showed pictures of it served with Polenta. And awhile back, when I made my Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts, I served the leftovers with Polenta, too. For some reason I thought had already posted the miracle of Instant Pot Polenta, before now.
This is an oldie but a goodie, Corn Patch Corn Casserole. I was thumbing through my recipes when I came across it and I don’t think I’ve made it for over 30 years. I thought I’d resurrect my recipe and try it again. See if my memories about how good this is are correct and all that.
I was blown away by these Corn Fritter Pancakes. They’re absolutely surprising, straddling the line between savory and sweet, and they are absolutely delish, too.