It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Month: June 2017

The Scoop On Cold Brew Coffee

The Scoop On Cold Brew Coffee

Just a few months ago I had my first experience of sipping a cold brew coffee. While visiting CC’s Coffee House in Monroe I noticed a boxed contraption on the shelf. After asking the friendly lady behind the counter what it was she said, “It’s […]

Chicken Salad With Green Peas

Chicken Salad With Green Peas

I am so glad that chicken salad has moved on to being more than a spread between two slices of bread. Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy a good chicken salad sandwich now and then. It’s a good use of leftover chicken at our […]

Blackberry Dumplings, The Prize of the Hunt

Blackberry Dumplings, The Prize of the Hunt

Picking blackberries was always worth the effort when Mama promised a pot of her blackberry dumplings. It was the bait that got us running out of the door with bucket in hand. Walking along the canal levees hunting for the red and black berry-thickets was […]