HERE YA GO COUSIN, OXTAIL SOUP

OXTAIL SOUP 2 pounds oxtails, 1 large yellow onion, 3 minced garlic cloves, 2 bay leaves, 1 thyme sprig, 1 package onion soup mix, 2 tablespoons oxtail soup mix, 1 tablespoon ground allspice, 3 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks, 2 turnips peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks, 1 pound bag frozen butter beans,…

DON’T THROW THOSE LEFTOVERS OUT, MAKE A CASSEROLE.

    LABOR DAY LEFT-OVER BBQ PORK CASSEROLE 1 (40 oz.) package frozen scalloped potatoes, 2 tablespoons salted butter, 4 thinly sliced green onions, 1/8 cup chopped white onions, 1 1/4  pounds leftover pulled pork, 1/2 teaspoon crushed red peppers, 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1 1/4 cups…

COME GET SOME OF THIS!

Jacque Roses’ Seasoning Salt is a perfect housewarming present or just a gift that says welcome to my life or hello.  Make up your salt, store it in an airtight jar, and use it on everything. I want to hear you say, damn, that is some good salt. 2 T. smoked paprika, 3 1/2 T. chicken…

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES

4 green tomatoes, 1/2  cup self-rising flour, 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal, 1 tsp. Cajun season salt, 1/4 tsp. black pepper, 1/2 tsp. granulated garlic, 2 eggs, 3 T. buttermilk, oil for frying. Slice the tomatoes into 1/4-1/2 inch thick slices.  Lay them out on paper towels.  Blot them dry with another paper towel set them…

HERE IS A SLICE

BUTTERMILK PIE 4 eggs, separated, 2 tablespoons flour, 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled, 2 cups buttermilk, 1 teaspoon lemon extract, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust, 1 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.  In a large bowl add the egg…

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Shrimp and grits have been a breakfast staple for years; today, I am having shrimp and grits for dinner while I watch Monday Night Football.  Again I am picking the Los Angeles Rams to beat the Arizona Cardinals. SHRIMP AND GRITS 6 slices of bacon, elf-rising flour, 1 cup yellow grits, 2 cups water, 2…

FUNNEL CAKE

1 cup buttermilk pancake mix, 1/4 teaspoon baking soda, 1/8 cup sugar, 1/4 cup ice-cold sprinkling water, 1 egg, beaten, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon maple syrup, oil for frying, and powdered sugar for dusting. Get out a cup, add the egg and beat, set aside.  Get out a bowl, add the water, egg,…

NECKED BONES

I received a request for Neckbones; here ya go, Carol!  It’s almost impossible to believe you have never had neckbones before.  I think you are gonna love these “necked bones” please give me a call at 702-752-1314 when you make them. 3 lbs. neckbones (pork), 2 (2 oz.) envelopes onion soup mix, 2 large white onion, sliced, 4…

WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST?

I received a request for Fried Potatoes and Onions this morning; here ya go, Nelson!  You are gonna love this quick, easy, and absolutely delicious potatoes. FRIED POTATOES AND ONIONS 1 lb. Yukon gold potatoes, 1 1/2 T. garlic oil, 1 T. bacon drippings, 1 cup white onions, sliced, 1/8 cup green bell pepper, thinly…

GUMBO

Gumbo is a West African word that means okra.  Gumbo is a delicious Creole stew flavored stock made with meat or shellfish.  My grandmother said gumbo could be as thin as soup or thick as gravy.  The test of good gumbo is how favorable the stock is. GROUND BEEF GUMBO 2 cups cooked yellow rice,…

BABY, THIS IS SOME KINDA GOOD EAT’EN!

Crawfish pie is one of my favorite things to eat.  I usually fry my mini crawfish pies, but today I will bake them in a muffin tin with a refrigerator biscuit dough. BABY, THIS IS SOME KINDA GOOD EAT’EN! 2 (16 oz.) package of layer buttermilk biscuits, separate layers by 10 layers each, 1 pound…

ORANGE SWEET POTATO PONE

Sweet Potato Pone can be served as a side dish or a dessert. This recipe is a dessert.  The only thing mandated is a pone has to be cooked in a cast iron skillet.  I don’t know where this rule comes from all I call tell you is my grandmother said that was the rule. …

COMFORT FOOD

I’m in Las Vegas, Nevada it’s cold 44 degrees. I need warm, comfort food today. I’m cooking Beef Shank Soup.    My Grandmother Emma always had a pot of some kind of soup on the stove all year long. She said you always want to have something available and ready to offer guests. A pot of…

STIR FRY

Cauliflower was introduced, and we started growing it in the 1900s.  To reduce my carbohydrate consumption, I have replaced rice with cauliflower.  A cup of white rice is 200 calories.  A cup of cauliflower is 25 calories. CAULIFLOWER STIR FRY 1/2 pound filet, sliced into 1-pieces, 1/2 cauliflower head, chopped, 1/2 cup frozen white corn…