July 13 was National French Fry Day. A holiday I certainly enjoy celebrating. It’s a great day to eat French fries and not feel guilty. It is reported that Americans on average consume from 16-20 pounds of French fries per year.
Cooler temperatures have finally arrived in South Louisiana. Sometimes this means sniffles and sneezes and the dreaded winter cold. What is best to combat a cold than a piping hot bowl of chicken noodle soup. The aroma seems to calm the sniffles and sneezes almost
…and then there was one! Stuffed Bell Peppers, I think they are as individual as the person that makes them. There are so many different variations. What is your stuffing of choice? Mine is dirty rice for that is my
It’s FALL y’all! That means football and gumbo here in Louisiana. While it would be better if it was a little cooler considering it is almost the first of October, Fall is a good enough reason to make a pot
PB & J chicken legs? Did that title scare you just a little? Are you finally thinking that I really am crazy? …well, sometimes especially in the kitchen, but that just makes it more fun, or in this case, tasty!
Sipping a tall glass of lemonade is such a simple summer treat. When I was a child, my mom always had a big pitcher of lemonade hanging out in the fridge along with a stack of Dixie cups on the side.
Last week I had the opportunity to gather beets from a friend’s garden. It is such an experience for me when I get to harvest fresh from the garden. It is a moment I do not take for granted. It
Super Bowl is almost here! I am counting down the hours to the great splurge! I just love a great excuse to pig out! Super Bowl Sunday has always been a day when I toss any healthy eating aside. I
Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers, hard to believe there was a time not too long ago when they were not around. Now they “pop ” up on menus and grocery stores everywhere. Some are filled with the classic- cream cheese, cheddar cheese
Mmmmmm, Chicken Pot Pie! It is like a warm comforting hug. My second favorite comfort food of all time (after macaroni and cheese, of course!!). I remember as a child anxiously awaiting the ding of the oven for my chicken pot