It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Gumbos, Soups and Bisques

Kat’s Rodeo Soup

Kat’s Rodeo Soup

  Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! We enjoyed celebrating it at home with our children and grandchildren. Somehow we end up spending a lot of time in the kitchen together during the holidays so quick and easy food preparation is what interests me […]

‘Instant Pot,’ La Soup a’ Marie

‘Instant Pot,’ La Soup a’ Marie

Recently I asked my Face Book friends if they could recommend a good rice cooker. My old (very old) and faithful Hitachi was starting to leave it’s contents with an under-cooked bite after it’s chime. So I was on a hunt for a new, reliable […]

Seafood Bisque

Seafood Bisque

  When I received a request for a seafood bisque recipe I thought of the shrimp bisque I usually order at one of my favorite restaurants, but that’s it. I have never eaten it anywhere else. True confession. So I called my Mama and asked […]

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 […]