This tomato jam is the quintessential Southern condiment!
Our Choco-Latte Cake is amazing from the start. The fluffy, smooth batter bakes into the perfect fusion of coffee and chocolate. This cake was once our Cake of the Month for February and no wonder–the slight bitterness of the coffee cuts the sweetness of the chocolate, resulting in a smooth, rich slice of cake. I
This seafood bisque was dreamed up by one of my younger employees, Robert Gordon, at the Café and served every Friday. With tons of flavor, this decadent cream-based soup makes for a great weekend meal. Serve with crusty bread and you’re good to go! NOTE: I use fresh large shrimp, sautéed in butter and cut
This recipe is simply fantastic. A wonderful twist on the traditional surf and turf of lobster and steak. This is sure to wow any guest that you have over. Our special twist on this is to add cocoa powder to the short rib sauce to make it extra rich!
I love dates, and I love bacon, so why not marry the two and add some Cocoa-Chili powder while I’m at it? These candied bacon-wrapped dates are delicious. They are sweet like candy and give just the right amount of savory and spice to make you want to keep coming back for more!
I have used this recipe countless times. This has been a go-to item for me when I was catering, and it was an original recipe from my first episode ever of the VeryVera show! Enjoy it in a bowl, or place it in a mold. Note: These quantities are for a large mold. For
This recipe is another classic from my recipe box. I originally got this recipe from the Junior League “Perennials” cookbook in the 1980s when I first started my catering business. Since then, I’ve brought it to so many gatherings and people absolutely love it!