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Appetizers

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 orderĀ 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 sacalaitĀ (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 […]

Grilled Hot Wings

Grilled Hot Wings

  That Hot Wing Desire A few years ago I discovered how much I like wings. My husband and I had gone out to eat and landed at a Buffalo Wild Wings. It was my first experience at one of those lively pub-like atmospheres. The […]

Live Oaks and Green Onions (Fresh Herb Dip)

Live Oaks and Green Onions (Fresh Herb Dip)

On a recent visit to my Mama’s green house on William road where I grew up I noticed the live oak trees next door where my grandparents used to live. I always admire live oaks especially when their branches begin to touch the ground and […]