It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Main Dishes

Comforting Cajun Meatball Stew

Comforting Cajun Meatball Stew

If you’re looking for a satisfying meal to feed your family, I highly recommend this Cajun-Style Meatball Stew. These moist and tender meatballs cooked in a dark, rich gravy is another one of those creative meals birthed from necessity.

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!

Easy Beef Enchiladas

Easy Beef Enchiladas

Ooh, you need these beef enchiladas in your life! They are bursting with flavor and so easy to prepare. You won’t mind getting in the kitchen to cook them up, and I promise there will be plenty of requests for more of these yummy wrapped-up bundles.

Eggplant Rice Dressing

Eggplant Rice Dressing

Eggplant Rice Dressing has served its purpose throughout the years as a delicious way to use up that bountiful late summer fruit. That’s right, fruit!

The 200 Chicken Pot Pie Dress

The 200 Chicken Pot Pie Dress

Chicken Pot Pie Vending I like to think of the chicken pot pie as my signature dish. It all started about fifteen years ago when my daughter, Deidra, won the Miss Ashley County beauty pageant. It was a fun night, but then someone reminded me […]

Shrimp And Crawfish Pasta

Shrimp And Crawfish Pasta

This Shrimp and Crawfish Pasta is spicy, creamy, and cheesy with chunks of seafood taste. And that’s not all!  

Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo

Nothing compares to my Mama’s seafood gumbo. So far, I have not tasted one as good as her’s. That’s why I’m so excited to share her recipe with you in hopes you give it a try and become as gumbo-happy in this cold weather as […]

Roasted Turkey Seasoned In A Brine

Roasted Turkey Seasoned In A Brine

My Inquiring Mind Wants To Know With so many ways to prepare turkey these days, I seem to have developed a certain curiosity. I find myself too often asking others how they plan to cook their holiday bird this Thanksgiving. In some way, I feel like I’m infringing on their […]

My Sister’s Cowboy Stew In The Instant Pot

My Sister’s Cowboy Stew In The Instant Pot

How about a bowl of Cowboy Stew to warm things up from the cold?  I don’t know about you but as the temperatures drop, we tend to crave more soups and stews to keep us warm and satisfy our hunger. This is when I find myself […]

Jazzed-Up Grillades

Jazzed-Up Grillades

You may be familiar with Grillades (gree-yahds) as a spicy, stewed dish of beef or pork cooked in a rich gravy served over grits at brunch. But to me, it’s much more than that. While popular as a New Orleans Creole dish, grillades have been […]