It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Month: February 2016

Chicken Gumbo, Simply Classic Cajun

Chicken Gumbo, Simply Classic Cajun

When people find out I’m from south Louisiana the conversation always gravitates toward food. They usually want to know if I cook gumbo. Some even ask if I have a recipe. I say, “No, but it’s easy to learn. ” I’ve even told a few people I’d teach […]

Everyday Rice Every Day

Everyday Rice Every Day

Rice grew in abundance all around our green shingled house just north of the Intercoastal Canal and south of 335. The land was my PaPa Greene’s who would always say, “Eat more rice, the farmers need it!” Both of my grandfathers were rice growers who’s father’s […]

Plain Potato Salad

Plain Potato Salad

Potato salad is always served with gumbo at our house. We like it plain. Nothing fancy or extra in there to overtake the taste of the gumbo. We also like it served with different kinds of meats especially if they are grilled or bar-be-qued. Ingredients […]