It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Side Dishes

Creamed Spinach With Mushrooms

Creamed Spinach With Mushrooms

Delicious creamed spinach with mushrooms and parmesan cheese to serve as an appetizer with crackers or alongside your main dish just in time for holiday gatherings. You can make it ahead of schedule then broil until hot and bubbly right before serving.

Fresh Sweet Potato Casserole

Fresh Sweet Potato Casserole

Nothing goes better in sweet potato casserole than the flavors of butter and vanilla. Add a brown sugar nut topping, and this vegetable serves well alongside the main dish or as a dessert.  Traditionally, sweet potatoes are served at Thanksgiving, and in this casserole, they have found […]

Cornbread Dressing

Cornbread Dressing

You can make this simple cornbread dressing in 3 easy steps. Start with baking the cornbread, next saute the vegetables, then combine the rest of the ingredients before baking. It’s as easy as A-B-C, 1-2-3!

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”.

Zucchini and Squash With Zydeco Chop Chop

Zucchini and Squash With Zydeco Chop Chop

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.

Everyday Rice Every Day

Everyday Rice Every Day

As Cajuns, we ate rice everyday. This is the how and why.  Rice grew in abundance all around our green shingled house just north of the Intercoastal Canal and south of Highway 335. The land was my PaPa Greene’s who would always say, “Eat more rice, […]