December 4, 2013
Get the Cajun flavor you love right at home with this simple to prepare etoufee. Cold winter nights deserve a hearty portion of this Southern favorite.
The convenience of canned soups and frozen crawfish tails makes this a “quick fix” wonder that is great for Cajun food lovers in your home. For a milder version, substitute shrimp–you will still get great results! Continue reading
One of my favorite Winter warm ups is this easy and tasty cobbler. It makes the house smell fantastic while it bakes and has just a few ingredients. Any one can do this!
If you are looking for a new recipe that “screams” winter comfort, THIS IS IT! You can even prepare in advance and freeze and cook later. (I’ve shown it right before you bake it so you can see how it goes together) I make this several times in the winter. Continue reading
Look no further! This is the dressing recipe you have been longing for. If you can’t quite figure out how to make it like grandma always did….try this simple to prepare recipe for Thanksgiving this year.
I have been making this recipe for a long time and people often want to know what the secret is to making it so good. I think I would say that using Mexican cornbread mix is part of the secret, but like many good recipes…all this one really requires are some simple ingredients and you are sure to have delicious results.
If you are looking for one of those recipes you will end up memorizing because you make it so often…..this will be one you will commit to memory in no time.
This is one of those recipes that I got when I first married, and I have made it regularly for 20 years. This makes quite a bit and all I usually fix to go along side is a big batch of homemade guacamole with tortilla chips. Continue reading
This is one of my TOP SECRET recipes and one that lots of people want to get their hands on.
I have been making coconut shrimp for several years and this recipe will give you the best results possible. There are several steps to “get it right”, but they are easy to follow and unbelievably delicious. The dipping sauce is probably the one thing that makes these “outstanding”. Tangy & savory, it is a must have companion when serving this dish. Continue reading
If you are looking for a great way to grill flank, try this skewer recipe.
The marinade gives these a great flavor and you could take them to a tailgate, serve at a party or enjoy them like my family does, right off the grill. Continue reading
I am in love with this recipe–partly because I love pancakes, but the addition of pumpkin really takes these to a new level.
I am minding the weather report daily just waiting for the first cool spell to be forecast. That is my “green light” for stocking up on canned pumpkin to use in many a fall recipe. This is one of my absolute favorites because it incorporates pumpkin, apple cider & toasted pecans. The “holy trinity” of fall flavors! Continue reading
If you are looking for a light and healthy recipe, you have found one of my favorites! Tilapia is a light fish that is extremely versatile. It is also the perfect size for proper portioning. The key is to use other healthy ingredients when preparing it to get the most from your meal.
Lemon Caper sauce is very easy to prepare and has a tasty “zing” that wakes up your taste-buds. Continue reading
When the cooler weather starts to arrive, this recipe is one of the first things I make. I have been making Taco soup for years and it is a great standby on any busy night because you probably have most of the ingredients on hand. This version is slightly spicy, but is easy to adjust the heat by substituting milder versions of a few ingredients. Continue reading
Having grown up in the great state of Texas, I would suffer greatly if I were unable to eat a Mexican style meal at least once a week. These steak fajitas go together in a snap and taste fantastic. My secret weapon is the crock pot! Continue reading
This is one of my favorite shrimp recipes and they are great for a party, casual cookout or just when you have a craving for shrimp. They are finger licking good! Continue reading