TOMATO SALAD

This is one of my favorite salads.  I had this delicious salad about two years ago at an Italian restaurant here in Henderson, Nevada.  This my attempt to copy this simple salad in presentation and taste. TOMATO SALAD 4 firm red heirloom tomatoes, 4 1/2 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced, 1 cup fresh basil, chop approximately, half…

HOT DAMN DELICIOUS AKA MEXICAN STREET CORN DIP

Mexican street corn dip is a tribute to my hometown of Pacoima.  I grew up listening for the street cart with Mexican Street Corn.  As an adult, I make Mexican Street Corn dip served it with duck tacos, refried pinto beans, and yellow rice. I had a big bowl, it took me to long to…

JACQUE ROSE AWESOME SPAM FRIED RICE

  AWESOME SPAM FRIED RICE 2 1/2 cups jasmine rice cooked, 2 large eggs, beaten, 2 cloves garlic, minced, 6 ounces Spam, diced, 1/2 cup whole kernel frozen corn, 1/2 cup frozen peas, 1/4 cup frozen green beans,1/4 cup fresh white mushrooms, sliced, 3 tablespoons frozen diced carrots, 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1/2 tablespoon…

VALENTINE DAY COCKTAIL

I celebrate Valentine Day with or without a mate.  This is a special day when I celebrate the love of life, love of flowers, love of food, love of singing, love of getting dress up, the list goes on and on. On Valentine Day I sit back prop up my feet and watch a love…

EGGPLANT PARMESAN

I am a foodie to the core.  I went to the $ Store where I found 3-eggplants for a dollar, shredded Parmesan cheese, and a half-pound block or Mazorella cheese. I bake a mean yummy crispy Eggplant Parmesan that I serve as the side dish with grilled salmon, and a grape feta salad.  EGGPLANT PARMESAN 2 large eggplants,…

Caouane (pronounced Cow Ann) or Lofferhead Turtle Soup 

Loggerhead turtles are named for their large heads that support powerful jaw muscles, allowing them to crush hard-shelled prey like clams and sea urchins. Caouane (pronounced Cow Ann) or Loggerhead Turtle Soup  1 1/2 sticks butter, 1 cup self-rising flour, 4 bay leaves, 3 celery stalks, diced, 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced, 1/4 cup green bell…

I’M TALKING ABOUT SWEET AND SAVORY

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 cup grape jelly, 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,…

RED KIDNEY BEANS AND RICE

I got a call today from a dear sistah/friend asking for a kidney bean recipe. Dot here ya go, please let me know when you make the beans. RED BEANS AND RICE 1 pound red kidney beans, 1 large smoked ham hocks or 1 pound of smoked turkey tails, 1/2 pound smoked rope sausage, cut…

LET’S GET READY FOR MARDI GRAS

Mardi Gras is Tuesday, February 25, 2020, I am counting down the minutes and pulling out my favorite purple, green, and gold clothes.  After I get dressed, I am going to prepare and eat my sandwich! OLIVE SALAD Here is a picture of a muffuletta sandwich.  I am giving you the recipe for the olive…

FRIED CABBAGE

  The perfect cabbage meal is neckbones, rice and gravy, glazed carrots, fried cabbage, and hot water cornbread. FRIED CABBAGE 1/4 pound bacon ends, 1/2 cup white onion, chopped, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 5 cups green cabbage, cored and sliced, 1 carrot, shredded, 1 teaspoon seasoning salt,  1/2 teaspoon black pepper. 1/3 cup chicken broth…

RED BEANS AND RICE

RED BEANS AND RICE 1 pound red kidney beans, 2 smoked ham hocks, 1/2 pound smoked rope sausage, cut into 1/2 inch rings, 3 tablespoons bacon drippings, 5 garlic cloves, chopped,  1 cup yellow onions, chopped, 1/2 cup celery, chopped,  1/4 cup bell pepper, chopped, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon ground…

ROSIE POO CORN DOGS

I made this recipe specifically for my granddaughter Rosie.  This recipe is fashioned after the corn dogs I have eaten at the Texas State Fair.  Rosie is my corn dog lover, and I love Rosie, which translates to creating a delicious corn dog recipe. ROSIE POO CORN DOGS 3/4 cup yellow self-rising cornmeal, 3/4 cup self-rising flour,…