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…

BRUSSEL SPROUTS

BRUSSEL SPROUTS 1/2 cup diced fuji apples do not peel, 1 1/2 cups Brussel sprouts, medium size, cut in half,  1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon ground thyme, minced, 1/2 teaspoon ground rosemary, 2 1/4 teaspoon butter, 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning salt, 1/4 teaspoon black  pepper, white truffle oil Get out a skillet, add…

LET’S GO LAKERS

I’m a Laker, fan they are playing game five Saturday nite against the Denver Nuggets.  I am a foodie; my contribution to the Laker win is my traditional custard recipe.  I am looking for a win that would close out this series with the Lakers winning game 4! PACOIMA FLAN CUSTARD 1 1/2 cups sugar,…

BBQ SHRIMP FROM THE LOWER 9TH WARD

BBQ SHRIMP FROM THE LOWER 9TH WARD I have no idea why this dish is called BBQ, especially since the dish is sautéed. What I do know is my Grandma said it’s BBQ Shrimp, so it’s BBQ Shrimp 1 pound unsalted butter, 1/2 cup white onions, sliced, 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce, 1 1/2 tablespoon cayenne,…

BRAISED SHORT RIBS WITH BLACK BEANS

BRAISED SHORT RIBS AND BLACK BEANS 2 pounds bone-in short ribs, 1 tsp. seasoning salt, 1 tsp. black pepper, 1 tsp. granulated garlic, 1 package dry onion soup mix, 4 garlic cloves, 1 tsp. goya sazon, 1 tsp. granulated onion powder, 1/2 tsp. beef bullion, 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, 1 small white onion,…

HOT WATER CORNBREAD

Chole, save this recipe for Tuesday.  Your brother Xavier is submitting a recipe for Black Beans and Short Ribs. You might want to consider the Black Beans, short ribs, cornbread and a delicious kale slaw for dinner. HOT WATER CORNBREAD 1 cup yellow cornmeal, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon bacon drippings, 3/4…

JACQUE ROSE’S CRAWFISH PIE

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

OLE COUNTRY BREAD PUDDING

BREAD PUDDING WITH WHISKEY SAUCE 1/2 stick of butter, 2 cups heavy cream, 1 loaf stale French bread, toasted and chopped, 1/2 cup pineapples crushed, drained, 1/2 cup raisins, 5 eggs, beaten, 1/4teaspoon salt, 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1 cup pecans, rough chopped, Combine the milk…

DUMP CAKE

This recipe has been handed down through my family for at least three generations.  The peach dump cake is one of my favorites; there are many more cump cake recipes.  If you have a dump cake recipe, please share it with us. PEACH DUMP CAKE 2 (16 oz.) cans peaches, light syrup, 1 (18.25 oz.)…

BBQ TROTTERS

BBQ TROTTERS 4 pig feet, 2 green onions, chopped, 2 medium white onion, chopped, 1 celery stalk, chopped, 1 garlic clove, minced, 2 bay leaves, 1 tablespoon Worchester sauce, 1 tablespoon crushed red peppers flakes, 2 teaspoons seasoning salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic Have the butcher cut the feet in half…

SWEET & SAVORY MEATBALLS

SWEET & SAVORY MEATBALLS 2/3 cup breadcrumbs, 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning salt, 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/2 teaspoon granulated onion, 1/4 teaspoon ground mace, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 1 cup yellow onion, chopped, 2 eggs, beaten, 1/4 cup beef bone broth, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 pound lean…

BRITTIAN’S SPECIAL PASTA

This dish is dedicated to my grandson, Brittian.  Brittian is my eldest grandchild.  If there are any grandmothers out there reading this blog, you know it’s not about the dish it’s about your grandbaby.  He tells me he loves this dish, so I love making it. BRITTIAN’S SPECIAL PASTA 1  whole boneless skinless chicken breast,…

NFL OPENING DAY COCKTAIL

It’s Thursday, September 10, 2020, NFL Opening Day. The Texans play the Chiefs tonight.  I am celebrating with a special cocktail.  I am self quarantined, watching the game alone, sitting back with my feet propped up, eating a chicken cheese chili hotlink, sipping on gin and juice. NFL OPENING DAY COCKTAIL 1 3/4 ounces your…