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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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!

The 200 Chicken Pot Pie Dress

The 200 Chicken Pot Pie Dress

Chicken Pot Pie Vending I like to think of the chicken pot pie as my signature dish. It all started about fifteen years ago when my daughter, Deidra, won the Miss Ashley County beauty pageant. It was a fun night, but then someone reminded me […]

Shrimp And Crawfish Pasta

Shrimp And Crawfish Pasta

This Shrimp and Crawfish Pasta is spicy, creamy, and cheesy with chunks of seafood taste. And that’s not all!  

Sweet And Savory Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Sweet And Savory Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

The Classic Salad The Broccoli Cauliflower Salad has been served around our tables for years. There are many different recipe versions out there. They are found in cookbooks, written on pieces of paper passed from hand to hand, and now on websites around the world. […]

Corn Maque Choux

Corn Maque Choux

  Summer is corn picking time and I can’t think of a better way to enjoy the bounty more than in a Corn Maque Choux, that’s pronounced “mock-shoe”.

The Shrimp Tool

The Shrimp Tool

I want to share with you a useful kitchen gadget, the shrimp tool. Even though shrimp season is coming to a close in some zones, we still have access to frozen shrimp in the shell, and that’s when this little helper comes in handy. It’s […]

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Homemade Ranch Dressing

These summer days are hot, hot, hot here in the south and one way to keep cool besides living in the swimming pool or standing in front of an opened freezer door is with a cold salad tossed with Homemade Ranch Dressing.

Homemade Mayonnaise With A Creole Kick

Homemade Mayonnaise With A Creole Kick

Ah, Fresh! That’s what I think about the taste of homemade mayonnaise. I not only think it I experience it every time I add 5 simple ingredients to a pint-sized mason jar and commence to blend it with an immersion blender.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Do you have a favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe? Well, if you don’t and even if you do, I think you’ll be interested in meeting this one.