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…

BEEF STEW

BEEF STEW 1 pound stew meat, 1/4 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1 (1.5 oz.) package beef stew mix, 5 tablespoons garlic oil, 2 tablespoons salted butter, 2 cups white onions, sliced, 1 celery stalk chopped, 1 tablespoon bell pepper, chopped, 3 teaspoons minced garlic, 1 cup merlot wine, 2…

HELP ME

HELP ME I am a 70-year old woman who has finally embraced her passion and gift;  I now know just who I am.  I am a foodie who loves to create new dishes, cook, share and invite you into my home and life to break bread.  My brand is Cooking With Jacque Rose.  My cooking…

EGGS BENEDICT

COUNTRY GIRL EGGS BENEDICT  First things first, let’s make the Hollandaise Sauce: 3 egg yolks, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1/2 cup salted butter.  Get out the saucepan, add the egg yolks and whisk vigorously; slowly add the lemon juice. The flame should be VERY low!  Add half the butter continue to stir vigorously until…

HAM LOAF

HAM LOAF For all intent and purposes, this is a twist on meatloaf with pineapples and cherries on top. 1 pound ground ham, 1 1/2 pounds ground veal, 2 eggs, beaten, 1 1/2 cup bread crumbs, 1 cup heavy whipping cream, 1 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/2…

TODAY IS NATIONAL TORTILLA DIP DAY

Today is National Tortilla Dip Day. Let’s make a refreshing fruit salsa. 2 garlic cloves, minced, 5 Roma tomatoes, seeds removed and chopped, 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced,  3/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped, 1 cup fresh papaya, diced, 1/4 cup fresh jicama, peeled and finely diced,   1 cup fresh mango, diced,  2 large avocados…

ARE YOU READY FOR THE BEST PIECE OF TAIL YOU HAVE EVER HAD?

FRIED TURKEY TAILS Get ready, get ready, get ready for the best piece of tail you have ever had.  Nephew ZaZa introduced me to deep-fried turkey tails.  I am hooked!  Turkey tails are full of fat and flavor. The secret to perfect tails is to make them spicy and crisp. 6 fresh turkey tails, 1 white onion,…

COURT-BOUILLON

Court-bouillon (pronounced Coo-bee-yawn) My Uncle Cheeky would make this stew regularly.  We would visit the fish market weekly.  People would buy catfish and didn’t want the heads.  We would buy fish for the weekly fish fry and get all the heads they had for free.    There is some good meat on the catfish.  The…

GOOD OLE FRIDAY BOIL

CRAB BOIL 2 Dungeness crabs, 7 she blue crabs, 2 pounds large head-on and shell-on shrimp, rinsed and deveined,  2 pounds crawfish, rinsed, 2 pound crab legs, 1 pound Manila clams, rinsed and scrubbed, 1 1/2 pounds andouille sausage, 1 pound smoked sausage, 3 artichokes,  2 head garlic, 3 corn on the cob quartered, 3 lemons,…

SPAGHETTI SQUASH BOATS

SPAGHETTI SQUASH BOATS Slice the squash lengthwise and scoop out the meat, leave enough to retain the squash’s shape, discard the seeds. Lightly drizzle grapeseed oil into the cavity, add salt, pepper, cumin, and granulated garlic.  Spread the dry seasoning around evenly with your fingers.  Turn on the oven to 425 degrees.  Roast the squash cut-side down…

WHAT ARE YOU HAVING FOR BREAKFAST TODAY?

TODAY IS ASH WEDNESDAY. I AM GOING TO START MY DAY OFF WITH CORN MUSH Corn pudding is an old Native American dish that was shared with the Spaniards and Englishmen.  Historically the dish was stewed ground corn and water along with a thickening agent. Southerners got ahold of this recipe and repurposed it to be a…

FAT TUESDAY

Le Mardi Gras is Fat Tuesday in French. Fat Tuesday this year is February 16, 2021. Fat Tuesday is the last day to eat whatever you want. The rules of lent for everyone over the age of 14 must abstain from eating meat.  In addition to no meat, you are supposed to fast every Friday. Ash Wednesday…