There are some aromas in the kitchen that I love….well, ok, many aromas, but one of my favorites is the smell of peppers roasting, especially poblanos. I think the hardest part of roasting peppers is letting them sit covered after they are done.
It is almost Easter and for many that means it’s time for ham. I actually enjoy standing in the line to pickup the Easter ham. The tone of customers seems happier than at Christmas. Perhaps it is the spring air or
Holiday traditions, from decorations to special food and drink, is what makes a holiday a holiday. One “tradition” that seems to go with Thanksgiving is leftovers. Turkey Day’s feast always seems to be larger than our appetite to consume it at
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.
Chinese takeout-that quick fix for dinner that is a nice treat…even if it does leave you hungry a couple of hours later! We are lucky to live right around the corner from a great Chinese restaurant that does take out
I love Mexican food, especially enchiladas. They are my favorite to make at home and if eating out, my standard order is always combination enchiladas. Not only is it my standard but also a good basis to judge a Mexican
I love to grill in summer, despite the fact that I live in a state that has many days of over 100 degrees that feel even hotter with Louisiana’s humidity. On most grilling days, I am immune to the heat
Maque Choux, pronounced, “Mock Shoe”, is a classic Southern dish. The dish is said to arise from the Native Americans influence of the Acadians (Cajuns)–fresh corn and tomatoes turned into an entire meal. For me, Maque Choux is a sweet
Super Bowl is one week away! For me, the Super Bowl is all about the commercials and the food!! (…and the game if my team is in-but they’re not!!) Super Bowl food-another good excuse to indulge so soon after the
Canned cranberry sauce….There is always someone in my family (O.K. maybe a few in my family) that is either afraid I have made some fresh homemade healthy version of cranberry sauce or that we will run out of the canned