JERK SALMON

  JERK SALMON Jerk is a traditional way of BBQ in Jamaica.  I use Walkerswood Jamaican Jerk Seasoning.  This dish presents well; place on a platter and surround the fish with slices of fresh fruit and vegetables.  I recommend pineapple, green and black large seedless grapes cut in half, mango, lime, papaya, bell pepper, purple…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROBERT

Today my grandson Robert turns 14 years old.   I wish you love, peace, happiness, and everything else that goes with turning 14. BIRTHDAY 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,…

KOBE

Kobe was a beloved husband and father.  Let’s continue to honor him through the charities he supported.  Here is a partial list 1. The National Museum of African American History and Culture; 2.  Make a Wish Foundation; 3.  After School All-Stars, go on-line, you will find many more. Kobe Bryant was a good man. I’m…

SHRIMP AND CAULIFLOWER

I’m gonna take you home with this one.  In the real Louisiana vain, I am serving shrimp and cauliflower with gumbo gravy SHRIMP AND CAULIFLOWER  1 teaspoon bacon drippings, 3 cups riced cauliflower, 1/4 cup shrimp stock,  1/4  cup heavy whipping cream, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon white pepper, 1/4 cup garlic gouda cheese, grated….

STEAK WITH MUSHROOM GRAVY

STEAK WITH MUSHROOM GRAVY What makes this dish unique is that it is salt-free.  I am going to post at least one soul food delicious diabetic-friendly dish every week.  If there is a dish you would like to see, please let me know 1 pound lean ground turkey, 1/2 pound ground chicken, 2 1/2 teaspoons…

HOT WATER CORNBREAD

HOT WATER CORNBREAD I recently posted a Hoe Cake recipe, based on the responses I received I am posting a Hot Water Cornbread recipe. The basic difference is the texture produced using buttermilk vs. boiling water. Both these fried breads are very traditional dishes in the southern cuisine, served with vegetables. I am sure this…

BAKED CASHEW CHICKEN

How many of you love cashew chicken. My hand is up. I bake my concoction and serve it family style accompanied with wonton soup with a strong dry rose. JACQUE ROSE BAKED CASHEW CHICKEN  1/2 cup unsalted cashews, 1/4 cup red onions, finely diced, 1 cup finely diced celery, 1 tablespoon salted butter, 3 garlic…

WHAT KIND BALLS DO YOU HAVE?

What kinda balls do you have is a play on words; this is a food blog; the question is, what kinda balls do you make with littleneck clams? FRIED LITTLENECK CLAM BALLS 5 pounds fresh littleneck clams, 5  garlic cloves, chopped, 1 cup purple onions, chopped, 3 celery stalks, chopped, 4 green onions, chopped, 1…

DELTA MISSISSIPPI TEA CAKES

  Yesterday I received a request from my childhood friend Willie, who asked me for a tea cake recipe. I think he is trying to impress a couple of sisters at the Baptist Church.  He ya go Willie. Tea cakes are a semi-sweet bread that tastes and looks like a cross between a fluffy cookie…

SHRIMP STUFFED PINEAPPLE BOAT

A shrimp stuffed pineapple is a perfect lunch dish.   The ingredients are shrimp, coconut rice, and pineapple salsa. PINEAPPLE SALSA: 1 pineapple cut in half lengthwise, scoop out the pineapple flesh.  Chop up the pineapple and dump the pineapple flesh, about into a bowl. Add the juice of 2 limes and the zest of 1…

PICCALILLI

Piccalilli is a sweet and savory relish sweet dessert or new kind of chow-chow. Piccalilli is a southwestern condiment. 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 cauliflower, 3 Persian cucumbers, 1 cup Cajun seasoning salt,…

FOOTBALL SUNDAY AFC AND NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES

I recently had fried chicken; I had three short thighs leftover.  It’s time to repurpose, I am making chicken dip and taking it to the 2020 Championship Game Sunday.  The Chiefs and Titians will play for the AFC title. The 49ers and Packers will play for the NFC title.  I picked the Chiefs to go…