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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

To brine is a simple way of seasoning meat getting the juiciest and tastiest results. All you need is a little time and a large enough container to hold your turkey. Inquiring Minds Want To Know   With so many ways to prepare turkey these days, I seem […]

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 form the cold? And what about making it in the Instant Pot pressure cooker to make things quick and simple?

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 […]

Shrimp Okra Gumbo Fitting for Fall and All

Shrimp Okra Gumbo Fitting for Fall and All

Fall shrimp season is open in Louisiana and I’ve got Shrimp Okra Gumbo on my mind. It’s just the right dish for these cooler temperatures of crisp, dry air. Don’t you love the first days of fall weather? It seems to put everyone in a good […]

Introducing Tasso Macaroni and Cheese

Introducing Tasso Macaroni and Cheese

  I enjoy sharing with you the unique foods of southern Louisiana and the traditions that go with them. Although many Cajun delicacies are well known today, there are still a few that people have never heard of. One of these is a cured ham […]

Instant Pot Rolled Round Steak

Instant Pot Rolled Round Steak

Tender juicy Rolled Round Steak that’s fun to make with tasty rewards from the Instant Pot pressure cooker.

Chicken Fricassee With Dumplings, A Rustic Stew

Chicken Fricassee With Dumplings, A Rustic Stew

This chicken fricassee with it’s fancy name and rustic look has simple ingredients to satisfy any comfort food craving. Like most classic Cajun dishes a fricassee (pronounced free-kah-say) begins with, you guessed it, a roux. The roux gives the slow cooked chicken a rich, thick […]