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, 1/2…

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…

CAN THE WARRIORS THREE-PEAT?

The Raptors and Warriors are playing tonight. It’s game 5 (Raptors 3, Warriors 2),  I am expecting a good game.  Can the Warriors three-peat?👌  What do you think is going to be the winner, give me a call at Cooking With Jacque Rose 469-215-1585 be sure to leave a detailed message, including your name, phone…

LOBSTER BISQUE

Lobster meat has a mild sweet flavor.  I think the tail is the best part of the lobster.  To ensure I make the best bisque, you have ever tasted I use the tail and claws. LOBSTER BISQUE 3 (4 oz.) lobster tails, 7 lobster claws, crackered, 3 tablespoons self-rising flour, 2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive…

   My Grandma’s Red Jambalaya

As a kid, I remember going to Amite, Louisiana on summer vacations. The Town of Amite City, commonly just called Amite lies at the intersection of I-55 and Hwy. 16.  Amite is halfway between New Orleans, LA and Jackson, MS.  What I remember most about Amite were the big black pots in the front yard…

LIMA BEANS

    LIMA BEANS 2 cups dried lima beans, 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard, 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning salt, 1/2 cup white onions, diced, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 2 teaspoons brown sugar, 1 cup sour cream, 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, 1 cup chicken broth, 1/2 pound bacon, fried crispy and diced. Add beans to a…

PUMPKIN CAKE

PUMPKIN CAKE 2 cups cake flour, sifted 3 times, 1 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves, 1/4 teaspoon ground mace, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/3 cup shortening, melted, 1/2 cup warm water, 1 1/4 cup canned pumpkin, 2 eggs, beaten, 2/3 cup walnuts,…

THURSDAY NITE CASSEROLE

THURSDAY NITE CASSEROLE When Thursday gets here, you are probably tired of rushing home and preparing dinner, if that’s the case. Here is my grandmother’s Hobo Casserole.  Dinner is ready in 20-minutes. HOBO CASSEROLE 1 pound lean ground beef, 1/2 cup white onion, chopped, 1/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped, 1/2 cup frozen broccoli spears,…

CREOLE FRIED RICE

CREOLE FRIED RICE Creole fried rice is a staple side Spring dinner dish.  Depending on where you are from in the state of Louisiana Creole Fried Rice can contain shrimp, crawfish, sausage, ham or a combination of all four.  What makes my Creole rice special is the addition of peas, carrots, toasted almonds, and I use yellow…

YELLOW CROOKNECK SUMMER SQUASH

  Yellow neck squash is high in vitamin A, B6, C, folate, magnesium, fiber, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, and manganese.  More importantly, yellow neck squash tastes good. YELLOW CROOKNECK SUMMER SQUASH Can you imagine a toco without a tortilla? Here ya go, this is the perfect taco nettled in a crookneck squash. 6-8 medium crookneck squash,…

CABBAGE PICO DE GALLO

My favorite tacos are fish tacos. I fry or grill the fish for my tacos. I always use a mild fish such as cod, flounder, grouper,  or orange roughy.  Today I am going to share the recipe for a special pico made with cabbage that is perfect on a fish taco. Cabbage Pico de Gallo 1/2…

MY GRANDMA SAID…

    Today is Monday which translates to red beans and rice.  Camellia red beans and rice is a loved traditional ritual served in my Grandmothers house every Monday.  In my head, red beans are simmering on the stove while we washed clothes.  The kidney bean is a southern Louisiana staple, but it is also…

SCALLOPED OYSTERS

SCOLLOPED OYSTERS 1 quart of oysters or 16-24 medium oysters, sucked, 3/4 cup oyster liquid, 1 3/4 cup butter, 2 tablespoons self-rising flour, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne, 1/2 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 3 tablespoons yellow onions, minced, 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped, 1 tablespoon red bell pepper,…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUNTIE JEANETTE

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUNTIE JEANETTE. NECKBONES This recipe is dedicated to my Auntie Jeanette.  Jeanette is my Mamma’s sister.  Jeanette is number six in the line of my Mom’s seven siblings.  Jeanette eats her neckbones with a side of cling peaches.  Now that’s original.  What do you eat with your neckbones? 3 pounds neckbones (pork), 2 envelope…