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…

TOMATO CASSEROLE

The Supreme Court declared tomatoes a vegetable in 1893.  Tomatoes are fruit.  Tomatoes grow on a vine wha’la; they are a fruit!  Tomatoes are in season from April through October. TOMATO CASSEROLE 6 medium ripe tomatoes, sliced 1-inch thickness, 1 cup diced tomatoes, 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1/4 cup celery, chopped, 1/4 cup red onions, thinly…

EZ PEAZY JACQUE ROSE PEACH COBBLER

EZ PEAZY JACQUE ROSE PEACH COBBLER 3 boxes refrigerated ready-made pie crust, 2 (16 oz.) packages frozen peach slices, 1/4 cup light brown sugar,  3/4 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup light brown sugar, 1 1/2 sticks of butter, 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon,…

FRIED APPLE PIES

I was thinking about my Mamma today, one of the things I giggled and thought about was her fried apple pies. Here is her quick and easy recipe. FRIED APPLE PIES 2 (8-piece) refrigerator flaky biscuits, 2 ( 5 oz.) packages dried apples, 1 (21 oz.) can apple pie filling, 3 cups water, 1/4 cup…

PRALINE FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE

PRALINE FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE This is the perfect overnight casserole.  I serve mine with bacon, sausage, eggs, grits, fresh seasonal fruit, orange juice, and coffee. 1 loaf day old french bread, cut into 1-inch cubes.  8 eggs, beaten, 3 cups heavy whipping cream, 1 (8oz.) package cream cheese, softened, 1/4 cup light brown sugar, 4…

BOUDIN BALLS

BOUDIN (pronounced boo-dan) Balls Boudin is a dish of the god’s to be served to southern royalty. Boudin is the perfect served for breakfast, brunch, dinner, supper, and grab and go snack! Traveling through southern Louisiana, you can find delicious boudin balls and sausage at just about every gas station. 1 pound boneless pork shoulder,…

WILD CRAB BISQUE

WILD CRAB BISQUE 1 (10 1/2 oz.) can cream mushroom soup, 1 (10 1/2 oz.) can cream asparagus soup, 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping, 1 cup evaporated milk, 1/4 cup grilled asparagus, 2 cups wild lump crabmeat, flaked, 1/4 cup white tequila, 2 teaspoons unsalted butter. Get out a cookie sheet, trim asparagus, coat the…

GRANDMA OATMEAL CAKE

GRANDMA OATMEAL CAKE CAKE:  1 cup quick oatmeal, 1/2 cup boiling water, 1 stick salted butter, softened, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract,  1/4 teaspoon almond extract, 1 cup brown sugar, packed, 1 cup sugar, 2 eggs, beaten, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon,  3/4 teaspoon ground mace, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 cup cake flour….

STUFFED MIRLITON

Mirliton is a pear-shaped squash grown in southern Lousiana.  This squash is 3-6 inches long and several inches across in width with a large seed.  The skin pigmentation varies from light to medium green.  The taste is a cross between an unripe honeydew melon and a yellow squash. STUFFED MIRLITON  4 squash, 1/2 pound shrimp…

GREAT WHITE NORTHERN BEANS

GREAT WHITE NORTHERN BEANS I love great northern beans, and I cannot lie; if you follow this recipe, you will love them too! 1 pound Great White Northern Beans, 2 tablespoons bacon drippings, 1 large white onion, chopped, 3 garlic cloves, 1 serrano pepper, finely chopped, 1/2 pound commercial chicharron, chopped, 1 Roma tomato, chopped,…

ANYONE INTERESTED IN HOOKING UP WITH THAT PERFECT MAN?

ANYONE INTERESTED IN HOOKING UP WITH THAT PERFECT MAN? This is a food blog, so a perfect Man is a perfect dish of Manicotti. 16 manicotti pasta shells, 8 eggs, 1 1/2 cup self- rising flour, 1/2 cup evaporated milk, 1/2 cup chicken broth, 1/2  pound bulk Italian turkey sausage, 1/2 pound ground chicken, 1 pound…

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER

How to suck an oyster with a butter knife:  Wash the oysters in cold water with a scrub brush until they are clean.  Hold the oyster with the flat side up firmly with a towel.  Locate the valve or hinge, then stick the knife into the value and twist until the flat shell opens. OYSTERS…

SANDWICH

The secret to a delicious sandwich is the bread.  The star should be the ingredients inside but know none of that will equate to a delicious, yummy, mouth-watering, savory,  scrumptious sandwich if you do not have the best bread.  My preference is a fresh, sourdough garlic loaf. SANDWICH Crusty sourdough loaf, green goddess salad dressing,…