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Original recipes from the Grazing Glutton.

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and grits are a classic southern comfort food. This is a fairly easy recipe to make that also doesn’t take very long to prepare. Probably the hardest part is not coming out with lumpy grits and that really isn’t that difficult either. There are…

Carne Asada Recipe

Carne Asada Recipe

Carne asada and steak fajitas. Aren’t they the same thing? Both are typically made from skirt steak or flank steak, although I have seen ribeye and other cuts such as hanger, and sirloin used as well. I’ve had both on flour tortillas and warm soft…

Surf and Turf Ramen Recipe

Surf and Turf Ramen Recipe

There was a time, long ago, that ramen noodles were a regular part of my diet. I’m pretty sure that I am not alone in that regard. When my daughter was little, these were a go-to meal for her. She would pop the noodles in…

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

In the south Thanksgiving just isn’t the same without sweet potato pie. Serve with whipped cream or some butter pecan ice cream. Or maybe both!

Taco Bell Enchirito Recipe

Taco Bell Enchirito Recipe

Although I don’t eat at Taco Bell much, the Enchirito had to be my favorite menu item. Unfortunately, in my area anyway, the Enchirito has disappeared from Taco Bell menus and most of the restaurants don’t make it anymore. Fear not. I have a simple copycat…

Hot Dog Chili Sauce Recipe

Hot Dog Chili Sauce Recipe

I love a good hot dog. And a good chili dog is even better. This easy to make Hot Dog Chili Sauce will be a hit at your next cookout.

Fried Chicken Buttermilk Brine Recipe

Fried Chicken Buttermilk Brine Recipe

Fried chicken is a staple of the southern cooks’ repertoire and you have to have a good recipe to be a southern cook. Sunday afternoon meals, church potlucks, picnics and on and on I could go. I’m sure there are more fried chicken recipes out there than…

Root Beer BBQ Sauce Recipe

Root Beer BBQ Sauce Recipe

Here’s something a little different to break spring in. My Root Beer BBQ sauce recipe with grilled pork chops. The sauce is very easy to make and you will find the link to my pork rib rub which is used on the chops below. The…

Spanish Rice Recipe

Spanish Rice Recipe

This Spanish rice recipe is very easy to make and is a good choice to mix up your regular meal sides. Along with refried beans, Spanish rice is a must-have side in my house when we eat Mexican or tex-mex. We eat it on the side with tacos,…