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…

CHICKEN SALAD

This is the only sweet chicken salad recipe you will ever need. 2 1/2 cups chicken, cooked and shredded, 2/3 cup celery, chopped, 2 tablespoons green olives, thinly sliced,, 1 cup granny smith apples, chopped,  1/2 cup slivered almonds, 3 hard-boiled eggs chopped, 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoon fresh dill, chopped, 1 cup…

NOT THESE NUTS

2 1/2 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 cup very ripe bananas, mashed 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream, 4 ounces cream cheese, softened, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup light brown sugar, 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 2 large eggs, beaten, 2 cups walnuts,…

CRANBERRY SHERBET

1 pound fresh or frozen cranberries, 1 cup water, 2 cups raw sugar, 1 envelope unflavored gelatin, 1/4 cup fresh orange juice, 1-pint cranberry juice, 2 tablespoons fresh orange zest, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 tablespoons Grand Marnier. In a heavy pot add the water and sugar.  Cook on medium heat until the sugar dissolves.  Add…

CHEESE BALL

2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened, 1 (8 oz.) white cheddar cheese, shredded, 1 tablespoons purple onions, finely chopped, 1 1/2 tablespoon green onions, chopped, 1/2 tablespoons red pepper flakes, 1/4 teaspoon fish seasoning,  1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 1 cup crab claw meat , finely chopped, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, 1 1/2 cups…

FISH AND YAM CHIPS

1 1/2 quart peanuts oil, 1 cup potato flour, 1/2 cup Wonder flour, 1 teaspoon seasoning salt, 1/2 teaspoon white pepper, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1 (12-ounce) bottle dark ale, 2 pounds cod fillets, cut into 4-ounce pieces. In a heavy skillet add the oil and bring to 425 degrees.  In a…

CROCK POT PARTY BBQ MEATBALLS

I’M TALKING ABOUT SWEET AND SAVORY 2/3 cup breadcrumbs, 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning salt, 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 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 tablespoons flour, 1…

TOMATO SURPRISE

Another delicious healthy day.  Today I am preparing a Tomato Surprise Salad.  8 Roma tomatoes, 1/4 cup Persian cucumbers, diced, 1/2 cup cooked chicken, diced, 1/4 cup black walnuts, chopped, 1/4 cup mayonnaise and lettuce. Scald and peel the tomatoes.  Scoop out the tomato pulp, remove the seeds, refrigerate the tomato shells.  Get out a bowl,…

PICCALILLI

Piccalilli is a sweet and savory relish very similar to chow chow.  I serve piccalilli with hot dogs, hamburgers, cold appetizers, and I love it on hog head cheese. 1 small red bell pepper, 1 small orange bell pepper, 12 green tomatoes, chopped, 2 red onions, 1 cup celery, 2 jalapeno peppers, 1 small head of green…

BAKED BEANS

1 pound great northern  beans, soaked in water overnight and drained, 3 tablespoon bacon drippings, 2 cups white onions roughly chopped, 2 bay leaves, 4 garlic cloves, sliced, 5 tablespoons beef bouillon powder, 6 cups water Get out the dutch oven, add the bacon drippings, add the onions and saute until they are translucent.  Add the…

DEVILED CRAB

DEVILED CRAB  1/2 pound soda cracker, 4 eggs, 1 stick unsalted butter, 1/4 cup green bell pepper, 1/2 cup celery, chopped, 1/2 cup red onion, chopped, 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 3 tablespoons yellow mustard, 4 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1/4…

JACQUE ROSE 7UP POUND CAKE

    Jacque Rose 7Up Pound Cake 3 sticks unsalted butter, 3 cups sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 5 eggs, 3 cups cake flour, sifted 3 times, 3/4 cup 7UP soda pop, 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, 11/2 tablespoon lemon extract, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and lightly flour a 10-cup…

TAMALE PIE

    PACOIMA TAMALE PIE  1 1/4 pound pork cushion (pork lion) meat, 1 large yellow onion, chopped in quarters, 2 garlic cloves, 4 dried California chili pods.  Add everything to a large heavy pot.  Add all the ingredients. Make sure there is enough liquid to cover the meat. Bring the pot to a boil, reduce…