I’m sharing my family’s favorite holiday candy, Noelie’s Pecan Pralines, hoping it’ll become yours, too! This creamy melt-in-your-mouth homemade candy is made from my Maw-maw Noelie’s recipe. It’s a classic southern Louisiana favorite that’s easy to prepare, especially in cold, dry weather.
A Chance Meeting? I have been searching lately for a good recipe for blackened fish, but you know how busy these days are. It’s time to gear up for the holidays. No extra time! Then a few weeks ago I crossed paths with a precious lady, Chris Korodi, from West Monroe, LA. It was one […]
This delicious, creamed potato and carrot soup made with a dried vegetable blend called Zydeco Chop Chop in the Instant Pot or stovetop is a cinch to prepare in little time.
Grandma George’s Croquesignoles (French Donuts) I didn’t know my great-grandma, Grandma George, who was called after her husband’s first name. That’s how the married women used to be referred to in south Louisiana, by their husband’s first names. My daddy’s mama was “Madame Bill” and my mama “Madame Bill, Jr.” or “Madame T-Bill” as the […]
Jambalaya has been a favorite Cajun dish for a long time. It originated from France and Spain and is similar to the Spanish dish Paella. Jambalaya made its way to New Orleans first before the Cajun’s embraced it as one of their beloved rice dishes.
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.
A full broth soup with a distinct taste from thinly sliced bell peppers sets my MaMa Marie’s vegetable beef soup apart from all others. Cooking it in the Instant Pot makes it even more appetizing.
A flavorful Cajun style, slow-cooked red gravy with chicken thighs is delicious over rice or pasta.
A Cajun dish of fish fillets cooked in a buttery white sauce served over a scoop of hot rice is what this Fish Court-Bouillon is all about.
It was early morning and as I was getting ready for the day to head back home I heard a stirring in her kitchen. I hurried because I didn’t want to miss a thing. Almost too late! She already had the cornmeal mush in her black iron skillet. It was puffed up on the sides […]