Appetizers

Savory Monkey Bread, Two Ways

Savory Monkey Bread, Two Ways

Savory Monkey Bread, like its sweet namesake, is a luscious treat so easy to prepare. A buttery pull-apart bread baked in a small bundt pan with either a sauteed bacon and onion or black olive, mushroom, and pepper filling tossed with chunks of flaky canned […]

Easy Appetizers To Tease And Appease The Appetite

Easy Appetizers To Tease And Appease The Appetite

Here are some fun and creative ways to assemble easy appetizers for your next party or gathering of hungry eaters. One is the popular charcuterie boards that are put together with ready-made ingredients found in your pantry, refrigerator, or nearby deli.

Creamed Spinach With Mushrooms

Creamed Spinach With Mushrooms

Delicious creamed spinach with mushrooms and parmesan cheese to serve as an appetizer with crackers or alongside your main dish just in time for holiday gatherings. You can make it ahead of schedule then broil until hot and bubbly right before serving.

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.

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!  

Chunky Cheesy Creamy Crawfish Dip

Chunky Cheesy Creamy Crawfish Dip

  Be The Hostess With The Mostest This chunky crawfish dip is perfect for holiday parties or as an appetizer before a meal. Oh, and you know what else? It’s a great snack while decorating or doing those holiday chores. Anything made with crawfish is […]

Blackened Catfish Dip, Delta Meets Acadien

Blackened Catfish Dip, Delta Meets Acadien

Since we live so close to the Delta a special catfish recipe is in order and why not a Catfish Dip? At first this may not sound too appetizing, but believe me, once you spice this cat up with some Louisiana seasoning they’ll be coming back […]

Fig Pepper Jelly

Fig Pepper Jelly

Summer Figs Fig season is coming to a close here in southeast Arkansas, but there’s still time for Fig Pepper Jelly making. This summer fruit is my favorite and I was happy to eat some from our very own fig tree this year. Just a […]

Fish Cakes Made With Sacalait  (Crappie or White Perch)

Fish Cakes Made With Sacalait (Crappie or White Perch)

Sitting at dinner the other night when celebrating my daughter-by-love, Jami’s birthday I thanked her dad for the crappie he had given us a few days before. We then began talking about different ways to prepare crappie or sacalait (pronounced sock-ah-lay, the Louisiana French way to […]

Satisfying That Lox Bagel Craving

Satisfying That Lox Bagel Craving

The Craving For Lox Bagel A few summers ago our daughter and her family were visiting us from Tennessee. We thought the purpose was just to celebrate Father’s Day, but we soon learned during dinner that night the surprising news about her second pregnancy. The […]