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…

EZ PEAZE 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, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1 teaspoon…

November 11, 2021

Veterans Day it is an honor for me to say thank you for your service

PICKLED YELLOW BEETS

Beets are sweet-tasting vegetables.  Beets are good for you, and they are an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals.  According to Foodlife.com, there are Eight Healthy Reasons to Eat Beets.  The eight reasons are as follows:  1.  weight loss; 2.  brain and energy boost; 3.  nature’s Viagra; 4. super antioxidant; 5. anti-inflammatory benefits; 6. cancer prevention; 7. cell…

MONDAY NITE FOOTBALL LOADED POTATO BAR

Try to get potatoes around the same size.  Wash off the potatoes under lukewarm water using a vegetable brush, poke holes with a fork all over the potatoes.  Wrap the potatoes in aluminum foil. Put the potatoes into a large pot, add enough water to cover the potatoes. Turn the flame to medium heat.  Start testing the potatoes…

JERK SALMON

Jerk is a traditional way of BBQ in Jamaica.  I use Walkerswood Traditional Jamaican Jerk Sauce as my base.  Get out a bowl, add 2 T. Wakerswood Jamaican Jerk Sauce, 2 T. orange juice, 1 tsp. orange zest, 1/4  tsp. pineapple habanero hot sauce, 1 tsp. minced garlic, 1 tsp. garlic oil, 1/2 tsp. low…

SHRIMP AND CAULIFLOWER

1 tsp. bacon drippings, 3 cups fresh cauliflower, 1/4 cup shrimp stock,  1/4  cup heavy whipping cream, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/8 tsp. liquid crawfish boil, 1/4 tsp. white pepper, 1/4 cup garlic gouda cheese, grated.   Get out a heavy saucepan, add the bacon drippings. When the drippings have melted, add the cauliflower and shrimp broth. …

HOT WATER CORNBREAD

1 cup yellow cornmeal, 1/8 teaspoon sugar, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon, 1/2 tablespoon bacon drippings, 3/4-1 cup boiled water, oil for frying. Get out a bowl, add the cornmeal, salt, and sugar.  Add the water and bacon drippings.   Mix well.  Get out a cast-iron skillet, add 1/2 – 3/4 inches of shortening or…

CHICKEN STIR FRY

The shelves and meat departments are empty, and prices are going up some 14-25%  in most of the stores near me.   Tonight I am going to repurpose the baked chicken we had for dinner the other day. CHICKEN STIR-FRY 2 T. garlic oil, 2 garlic cloves, finely minced, leftover baked chicken, remove skin and bones,…

COLLARD GREEN PESTO

I’m a country girl, so you know I can make anything taste good that’s made from a fresh bunch of collard greens.  Try this dish, I think you will love it as much as I do.! 1/2 cup salted cashews,  2 cups of fresh collard greens finely chopped, 3 garlic cloves, 1 cup of extra…

SPICY GARLIC MUSSELS

I wanted steamed mussels for dinner tonight.  I went to three local grocery stores, could not find any. The next option was to buy a bag of frozen mussels and make a special spicy sauce to pour on top.1 (32 oz.) bag of frozen mussels in garlic butter sauce, 1 cup white onions, chopped, 6…

THURSDAY NITE FOOTBALL

Thursday Nite Football demands hugs, kisses, love, family, friends, and chocolate-covered fruit. Tonight I will watch the Denver Broncos vs. the Cleveland Browns. My gut and my head is choosing Denver. Get out a large beautiful decorative platter and fill it with   Associated Nuts   Strawberries   Sugar Cookies   Sliced yellow and red pears, lightly…

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO

Basketball is back.  I am celebrating with a glass of white wine and a plate of Fettuccine Alfredo. Who are your picks to win tonight? FETTUCCINE ALFREDO 1 pound fettuccine noodles, 6 tablespoons butter, 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning,1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/4 teaspoon…