RED BEANS AND RUCE

My Grandmother cooked red beans and rice every Monday.  Before going to bed Sunday night, she would put the beans on to soak. Monday was wash day; she would put on a pot of beans and start washing clothes.  Cooking beans require very little attention, her attention and energy are focused on cleaning the house…

TURKEY TAILS

Get ready, get ready, get ready for the best piece of tail you have ever had.  Nephew ZaZa introduced me to deep-fried turkey tails.  I am hooked!  The turkey’s tail is full of fat and flavor. The secret to perfectly fried tails is seasoning and crispy skin. 8 fresh turkey tails, 1 white onion, cut in half,…

PEANUT BUTTER FRENCH TOAST

As you know, I want to expand my extended family by adding new cousins. In the southern tradition, when you are part of the blog, you are part of the family your first name becomes “cousin”. When you go to my blog at http://www.cookingwithjacquerose.com, please follow the prompts enter your email address to become a new…

HOW TO CUT UP A WHOLE CHICKEN

Today I am going to teach you how to cut up a whole chicken. Get out your cutting board, a sharp knife, and the chicken.  Remove the innards ( heart, neck, gizzard) and any extra fat from the chicken.  Cut the skin and flesh between the legs and body of the chicken. Bend the legs back…

VEGGIE SANDWICH

The secret to a delicious sandwich is the bread.  The star should be the ingredients inside but know nothing will equate to a delicious, yummy, mouth-watering, savory,  scrumptious sandwich if you do not have the best bread.  My preference is a toasted sourdough garlic loaf. Crusty sourdough loaf, green goddess salad dressing, Greek yogurt, thinly…