This tantalizing Louisiana Comeback Sauce is akin to a remoulade and neighboring Mississippi’s Comeback Sauce, but not the same. It whips up in minutes with just 4 ingredients for spreading, dipping, and drizzling for fried foods, sandwiches, fresh veggies, crackers, chips, and more. Make a batch to keep in the refrigerator and discover all of […]
Jellies and Sauces
There are so many ways to add zip to your food with this tasty Herb Butter. The garlic, onion, and parsley treat each other very well along with extra seasonings in this buttery blend. Make a batch to keep in your refrigerator to add extra flavor and appeal in endless ways.
Pour cane syrup over a Cajun and you’ve got a sweet Cajun who’s hot-mad, pour some in a dressing made with Creole mustard and hot sauce and you’ve got a Sweet-Hot Cajun Vinaigrette!
Marrying the fig with red hot cinnamon candies brings this surprisingly delicious Red Hot Fig Jam to life. Use it to top a block of cream cheese or stuff it into your morning biscuit. It’s even good on freshly baked crusty cornbread. Yes, it is!
These summer days are hot, hot, hot here in the south and one way to keep cool besides living in the swimming pool or standing in front of an opened freezer door is with a cold salad tossed with Homemade Ranch Dressing.
Fresh is what comes to mind when I think about homemade mayonnaise! I not only think it I experience it every time I add 5 simple ingredients to a pint-sized mason jar and commence to blend it with an immersion blender.
Every now and then, I get a craving for a good remoulade sauce. Not the bottled kind you buy from your local grocer’s shelf, which is entirely okay in a rush. No, no, no! The kind I’m talking about is that fresh from Mama’s kitchen taste. It’s the creamy one, with the bite of horseradish and spicy […]
It’s true that most Cajun dishes start with a roux. The browned flour in fat is what gives dishes like gumbos and stews their unique taste and texture. Some of you, I know, have had difficulty making this basic ingredient, but it’s really easy. All you need is a little instruction, some patience, and about […]
This Bread Pudding With Pumpkin Pecan Praline Sauce is a classic southern dessert. It’s made with cubed bread soaked in vanilla custard, doused with spices, and baked into a medium brown crust. The warm Pumpkin Pecan Praline Sauce adds a festive touch for fall or any time of year. Not in the mood for pumpkin? You […]
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 few at a time since she’s only 2 feet high, […]