It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Side Dishes

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!

Sweet And Savory Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Sweet And Savory Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

The Classic Salad The Broccoli Cauliflower Salad has been served around our tables for years. There are many different recipe versions out there. They are found in cookbooks, written on pieces of paper passed from hand to hand, and now on websites around the world. […]

Corn Maque Choux

Corn Maque Choux

  Summer is corn picking time and I can’t think of a better way to enjoy the bounty more than in a Corn Maque Choux, that’s pronounced “mock-shoe”.

Chop Chop Zucchini and Squash

Chop Chop Zucchini and Squash

I have recently noticed an Instagram account called Zydeco Chop Chop . Those of you who aren’t familiar with Instagram it’s an App that allows you to share photos with friends and family and it also offers businesses a place to creatively display their products. […]

Jicama, A Buried Treasure

Jicama, A Buried Treasure

Picking up a few things in my hometown grocery store, Jade Foods, the other day (for a new blog recipe) I was elated to discover it is getting a fresh update in its produce section, deli and cashier lanes. Can’t tell you how exciting this […]

Everyday Rice Every Day

Everyday Rice Every Day

Rice grew in abundance all around our green shingled house just north of the Intercoastal Canal and south of 335. The land was my PaPa Greene’s who would always say, “Eat more rice, the farmers need it!” Both of my grandfathers were rice growers who’s father’s […]