It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

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It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

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Easy Spinach Bread

Easy Spinach Bread

This tasty spinach bread doesn’t have to be served as bread only. Think of it as a side dish, an appetizer or even a meatless main meal along with a salad.

Classic Cabbage Rolls

Classic Cabbage Rolls

“Cabbage rolls … they are like little meatloaves with rice wrapped in cabbage leaves and cooked in tomato sauce,” is what I told my grandson when he asked what I was cooking for supper. It surprised me how simple that sounded.

Lunchroom Lady Oatmeal Cookies

How many of you appreciate a good oatmeal cookie, raise your hand? I raise my hand high because I’ve convinced myself that anything made with oatmeal is a healthy choice and allowable even at breakfast. And especially with tea or coffee and cream with sweetener, […]

More Casserole, Cast Iron One-Pot Meal

More Casserole, Cast Iron One-Pot Meal

Oh, what a happy day when I discovered this recipe for More Casserole in a magazine years ago!  

German Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

German Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

If you’re a fan of German chocolate cake, then you’ll want to make these German Chocolate No-Bake Cookies or Brownie Nuggets as they are sometimes called.

Comforting Cajun Meatball Stew

Comforting Cajun Meatball Stew

If you’re looking for a satisfying meal to feed your family, I highly recommend this Cajun-Style Meatball Stew. These moist and tender meatballs cooked in a dark, rich gravy is another one of those creative meals birthed from necessity.

Chicken Wraps

Chicken Wraps

If you’ve ever enjoyed duck wraps at a favorite restaurant like I have then you’ll enjoy these Chicken Wraps. The secret is soaking the meat in a sweet marinade. They’re certainly worth the wait!  

Easy Beef Enchiladas

Easy Beef Enchiladas

Ooh, you need these beef enchiladas in your life! They are bursting with flavor and so easy to prepare. You won’t mind getting in the kitchen to cook them up, and I promise there will be plenty of requests for more of these yummy wrapped-up bundles.

French Toast Or Pain Perdu (Lost Bread)

French Toast Or Pain Perdu (Lost Bread)

French toast is a classic breakfast dish also known as pain perdu or lost bread. This dish transpired years ago by saving precious daily bread before it spoiled and had to be thrown out.

Eggplant Rice Dressing

Eggplant Rice Dressing

Eggplant Rice Dressing has served its purpose throughout the years as a delicious way to use up that bountiful late summer fruit. That’s right, fruit!