SHEPARD PIE

How are y’all doing today?  I pray everyone had a wonderful Easter weekend. Today we are going to repurpose those leftovers and make the best shepherd pie you have ever tasted. This is going to be quick and easy if you had lamb yesterday,  if not replace the lamb with whatever meat you had. These…

WILD RICE DRESSING

WILD RICE DRESSING 1 (14 oz.) can chicken broth, 1 bay leaf, 1 1/2 cup long grain wild rice, 1 tablespoon butter, melted,  1/2 pound breakfast sausage, 1/2 cup white onion chopped, 2 celery stalks, chopped, 2 stalks green onions, sliced, 1 tablespoon green bell pepper, chopped, 1/2 cup chicken, cooked and chopped, 2 garlic…

EASTER BRUNCH

Easter Sunday or Holy Day is the celebration of  Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection.  Easter follows the end of Holy Week and the end of Lent. The observance of Easter is between March 22 and April 25.  The observance of Easter is tied to the full moon. Easter is celebrated on the 1st Sunday after the…

EASY PEAZIE EASTER SIDE

GREEN BEAN ALMONDINE 1 cup toasted slivered almonds, 3 tablespoons minced garlic, 3 tablespoons minced onions, 6 tablespoons salted butter, melted, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1 (12 oz.) package frozen French-style cut green beans, 4 slices of bacon, 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest. Fry bacon crispy, remove from skillet.  Drain, crumble, set aside. Cook the…

EASTER DESSERT

Bomb Diggety Easter Dessert Strawberry Cobbler 1 1/4 cups sugar, 1 (16-ounce) package frozen strawberries, 3 tablespoons melted butter, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, and 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice.  Pour everything into a lightly buttered casserole dish mix well and set aside. In a bowl add 2 cups buttermilk baking mix, 1/4 cup melted butter, 1/3 cup…

LEG OF LAMB

I am cooking a leg of lamb for Easter this year.  In the past, I have cooked Baked Ham, Prime Rib, BBQ Chicken, Fried Cornish Hends to name a few of the meats I’ve prepared for Easter dinner.  Easter 2019 I am cooking Lamb. Lamb is the perfect offering for dinner this year. Lamb can…

LET’S GET READY FOR EASTER DINNER

SWEET POTATO PONE 4 (4 lbs.) yams, baked and peeled, 1 stick salted butter, melted, 3 eggs, divided, 3/4 cup light brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 2 tablespoon maple syrup, 1/2 cup  sweetened condensed milk, 1 1/2 vanilla extract, 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract, 1/2 teaspoon salt, enough pecans, chopped and marshmallow to cover the…

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU TASTED A TRUE SOUTHERN CULINARY DELICACY?

  Fried chicken feet are a delicacy.  They are very hard to find living on the west coast.  Chicken feet have very little meat.  If you like crunchy texture and delicious flavor, you will love deep fried chicken feet. Deep fried chicken feet are reminiscent of eating cracklins. DEEP FRIED CHICKEN FEET 2-pounds of chicken…

SOUL FOOD

Soul food is my alternate word for Good Food. I’m a foodie and I love to entertain.  Cooking is the art form that allows me to passionately express myself.  Preparing meals for others makes me happy because it is how I welcome people into my home and my heart.  Cooking is another way that I hug, …

JUST WHO AM I

I am a 70-year old woman who has finally empressed her passion and now knows just who she is. I am a foodie who loves to invent new dishes, cook, share and invite you into my home and life to break bread.  My brand is Cooking With Jacque Rose.  My cooking journey has made me…

BAKED APPLES

Edam cheese is a floral mild, nutty tasting, low-fat cheese.  The only time I have used this cheese is when I baked apples. Baked apples make me feel warm and cozy. Eating a baked apple is my alone cuddle treatment. There seem to be health benefits to eating apples, thus the old wives tale An apple…