It’s that time of year again. The time when everybody in my family brings a can of cranberry sauce to my house…just in case. I guess you can say we are a cranberry sauce loving family, the canned kind. I’ve
Pumpkin Spice the official flavor of fall…yes, I’m a spice girl! I’m one of those who buys just about anything pumpkin spice. I have pumpkin spice lip balm in my purse, pumpkin spice candy corn on my desk, pumpkin spice
A few months ago, I was in my test kitchen playing around with some ingredients to create an appetizer that would compliment a cognac. I love a good cooking challenge. Most test kitchen days begin with cravings, for usually I’ve lost
Today is National Tortilla Day, Wednesday was National Margarita Day, National Crunchy Taco Day is March 21, every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday and Cinco De Mayo is coming up! It seems like there is always an opportunity to celebrate with Mexican food. It
Come with me and take a step back in time. Last weekend I had the privilege to “take a step back in time” with my friend Connie. Connie grew up in the restaurant business with her parents, two brothers and a sister. Her parents
…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