BANANA NUT BREAD

BANANA NUT BREAD 2 1/2 cups cake flour, sifted 2 times, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 cups or 3 small very ripe bananas, mashed, 1/3 cup orange juice, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup light brown sugar, 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 2 large eggs,…

CAJUN FRENCH FRIES

CAJUN FRENCH FRIES 2 pounds of russet potatoes, 1 cup of cornflour, 2 1/2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal, 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning salt, 2 teaspoons cayenne and oil for frying. Wash and cut the potatoes into a fry size.  Get out a large bowl, add cold water. Soak the potatoes in the cold water for 10-minutes….

WHAT’S FOR DINNER?

 Lamb is the perfect offering for dinner. Lamb can be a little gamey, so be sure to trim off some of the fat.  I always buy domestic lamb. Domestic lambs are feed grass up until 30-day before slaughter, then they are feed grain. Substituting grain for grass changes the taste of the lamb along with the…

CHICKEN FRIED STEAK

CHICKEN FRIED STEAK 1 pound of boneless beef round steak, cut into portion sizes, 3/4 cup self-rising flour, 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt, 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/2 teaspoon onion soup mix, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne, 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika. 1/2 teaspoon onion powder,  1/2 cup milk, 1 1/4 cups beef stock,  1 egg, beaten, 1 stick…

TURKEY

Cousin Phyllis Lopez has honored us by sharing her Baked Turkey recipe. November is just around the corner before you know it, it’s going to be Thanksgiving. This recipe is for a twelve (12) pound turkey. Thaw and remove any packaging and the giblet from the turkey neck and cavity.  Rinse turkey with cold water…

SWEET AND SOUR MEATBALLS

SWEET AND SOUR MEATBALLS 1 pound ground sirloin, 4 tablespoons bread crumbs, 4 tablespoons evaporated milk, 4 tablespoon white onions, chopped, 1 egg, beaten, 1 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 2 tablespoons butter, 1 cup beef broth, 2 teaspoons white vinegar, 4 tablespoon ketchup,  2 tablespoons dark corn starch, 6 ginger snap…

LEMON CHESS PIE

LEMON CHESS PIE 1 1/2 cups sugar, 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed, 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup butter, melted, 1/4 cup buttermilk, 1/2 cup butter, 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract, 4 egg, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 1/4 tablespoons yellow cornmeal, 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, 3 tablespoons lemon zest, 1-2 count…

SEAFOOD LASAGNA

SEAFOOD LASAGNA 1 pound lasagna noodles, 1/2 pound bulk hot Italian sausage, 1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed, 2 (8 oz.) cans lump crab meat, 3 garlic cloves, minced, 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped, 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped, 3 green onions, finely chopped, 2 eggs, beaten, 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh parsley,…

GREEN PIGEON PEAS AND RICE

  GREEN PIGEON PEAS AND RICE 2 slices bacon, fried crispy and crumbled, 1/2 cup red onions, chopped, 1/4 cup green bell pepper, diced, 2 tablespoons minced garlic, 1 (15 oz.) can green pigeon peas, undrained, 2 bay leaves, 1 jalapeno pepper, 1/2 cup tomato and chilies,  1 cup jasmine rice, take the juice from…

CORNBREAD

CORNBREAD 3 1/2 cups yellow self-rising cornmeal, 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening, melted and cooled, 3 eggs, 1 (14 oz.) can cream corn, 1 cup whole kernel corn, 2 1/2 cups half and half, 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, grated, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1 tablespoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon garlic salt, 4 green…

HELP ME

I am a 70-year old woman who has finally embraced 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…

POPOVERS

POPOVERS This is a very old recipe given to me better than 50-years ago by my great aunt Mary.  Whenever I make these popovers, I think about her.  Her kitchen was always full of fresh baked goods and fried, crispy bacon. 1 cup flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 eggs, beaten, 1/2 cup whole milk, 1/2…