At times , I can be quite lazy and yesterday was one of those days where laziness took over , to avoid the washing and scrubbing of used wok, I just put the drumsticks to roast in the oven :) Marinated them with whatever spices I have and let[...]
?Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and filet gumbo,
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see ma chère ami-o?
? opening chorus to the Hank Williams song who, by the way, was born just a few miles as the crow flies from my hometown.
Jambalaya is a[...]
When a friend of mine called and asked if I wanted 10 lbs. of large Gulf shrimp, I literally jumped with joy! Since I am a shrimp-o-holic and absolutely love to eat shrimp, I immediately starting planning how I was going to prepare this[...]
Justin Wilson is probably one of my all-time favorite chefs. He was never fancy, but he could keep your attention that's for sure. His Cajun drawl was so strong, you had to listen closely. He made down-home Cajun recipes[...]
Jack Hines, owner of Foods C?est Bon Limited out of Kenner, LA introduced this hot appetizer to the masses and food service industry many years ago. Now other wholesale foodservice manufacturers are producing them as Sausage En Croute , same[...]
If you are needing an easy dinner option, this is it. These Cajun drumsticks are easy to prepare, and they go great with just about any side. The only reason I don't eat them more is that I don't have air conditioning. 400 degree oven +[...]
When I went home for lunch today, there was an acorn squash on the counter screaming ?Use Me!? ?Use Me!? The noise was outrageous. There was a lonely plum tomato also calling out, in more of a baritone voice, ?My time is almost up?slice me?. I[...]
My mum is sick with a virus at the moment, so last night I decided to make her favourite of my recipes for dinner. This salad is SO filling, although its mostly lettuce, the Cajun potatoes make it perfect for dinner. This always takes me about ½ to[...]
Thank all of you that have emailed and commented asking about my new job. I'm loving it! The hours are a little longer, but it is certainly challenging. Also, the homegirlz are back in full swing with high school soccer. These are the reasons[...]
Sometime late last month, this blog quietly celebrated it's 2nd year anniversary. I was tucked away in the hills at Mashobara for a company offsite and amongst all the serene beauty and peace that the place provided me, I silently raised a toast[...]