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The Corner of Sweet and Savory

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Fried Chicken and "Waffles" Crostinis

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The Corner of Sweet and Savory

The dish ‘Chicken and Waffles’ is popping up on menus all over the country. If you’re familiar with Los Angeles, then you undoubtedly know of Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles, who pioneered this savory and sweet combination with their famous restaurant chain throughout Southern California. Chrystal and I are always looking for new bite-sized treats to serve up at food gatherings. It was my mission to create an original appetizer-friendly dish featuring one of Alexia’s wonderful frozen products. I have always been drawn to their Seasoned Waffle Cut Fries. Regular fries are awesome, but there’s something about waffle cut ones that take french fries to a special level. That’s when genius struck! I connected the “waffle” in waffle fries with fried chicken; and thus, this fried chicken and “waffles” dish was born.

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Ain’t Nothin’ Like the Real Thing Baby

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Herbed Fried Chicken

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Ain't Nothin' Like the Real Thing Baby

We would like to say that although there are KFCs that have popped up all over parts of Europe, that is not real fried chicken.  We tried to tell two Parisian friends that bit of undeniable truth during their vacation here in Los Angeles.  To all the Frenchies, and any other international friends, who believe the Colonel’s bird is the only ticket, prepare to be mystified and satisfied when someone makes the real thing for you.  What if they make a couple other Southern favorites for you?   Then truly be ready for an experience!  (We are on a below the Mason Dixon line kick this week!)  We love Southern food.  The joy of fried okra, fried green tomatoes and fried catfish rings deep in our hearts and bellies–and fried chicken too.  When there are guests in town who are looking an American experience, why not start with one of the best examples.  Food.

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