Recipes

Original Pen & Fork Recipes

The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School

The Haven's Kitchen Cooking School by Alison Cayne Photos…
June 21, 2017/by Linda Avery

Cast Iron Cornbread

People divide into two camps as far as cornbread is concerned.…
January 15, 2017/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

It wasn't my idea. It was my sweet, beautiful sister-in-law's…
December 5, 2016/by Gwen Ashley Walters

German Chocolate Cake Frosting (Icing)

I could write this post about semantics. Frosting. Icing.…
August 14, 2016/by Gwen Ashley Walters

My Favorite Mac and Cheese Recipe

This is a story about how I discovered the best mac and cheese…
July 2, 2016/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Why I Won’t Write a Smoothie Book

“You should write a book,” they say. “They,” of course,…
May 26, 2016/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Cabbage, Potato & Bean Soup

Don't even get me started on the near-90 degree weather Phoenix…
February 14, 2016/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Best Way to Seed A Pomegranate

I thought I knew the best way to seed a pomegranate: under…
January 28, 2016/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Black Arkansas Apple Gourmet Smoothie

  It's been a while since I shared a gourmet smoothie…
December 20, 2015/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Potato & Poblano Stew & Cornbread

If you follow me on Instagram, you've seen this hashtag: #privatechefmonday. My…
December 8, 2015/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Vietnamese Grilled Chicken Thighs

Last week we talked about how to debone chicken thighs. Let's put…
October 4, 2015/by Gwen Ashley Walters

How to Debone Chicken Thighs

The first time I became aware of Smart Chicken, I spotted…
September 27, 2015/by Gwen Ashley Walters