ANYONE INTERESTED IN HOOKING UP WITH THAT PERFECT MAN?

ANYONE INTERESTED IN HOOKING UP WITH THAT PERFECT MAN? This is a food blog, so a perfect Man is a perfect Manicotti dish. 16 manicotti pasta shells, 8 eggs, 1 1/2 cup self-rising flour, 1/2 cup evaporated milk, 1/2 cup chicken broth, 1/2  pound bulk Italian turkey sausage, 1/2 pound ground chicken, 1 pound cottage cheese,…

MY GRANDMA’S OYSTER PO BOY

The Po Boy is a submarine type sandwich coined and created in New Orleans by Benny and Clovis Martin; both were former streetcar conductors. According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper, there were approximately 1,800 striking streetcar drivers in 1929.  The Martin brothers gave the sandwiches to the striking men for free. The sandwiches they…

WHAT ARE YOUR CHALLENGES?

With this pandemic, we all are facing challenges.  I am challenged; my blessings outweigh the challenges!   Lord, let me live my life according to 1 John 3:18:  The gist of this is passage actions speak louder than words.  My actions determine my love for you.  Love is a verb.  Father God, help me show my…

MY MAMMAS CRACKLING BREAD

MY MAMMAS CRACKLING BREAD This is Essie Mae’s recipe. It’s cold outside, and I have a pot of Great Northern Beans on the stove. These beans demand crackling bread! 2 cups yellow cornmeal, 1/2 cup flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/8 cup shortening, 1 1/2 cup pork cracklings,…

PEANUT BUTTER STUFFED FRENCH TOAST

PEANUT BUTTER STUFFED FRENCH TOAST 8 tablespoons creamy peanut butter, 4 tablespoons strawberries preserves, 2 large eggs, 1/4 cup whole milk, 4 slices Texas toast, 4 tablespoons salted butter, 1/4 cup  fresh strawberries, 3 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar.   Get out a cutting board, slice the strawberries, set them aside.  Get out a bowl, add…

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER

How to Suck an oyster with a butter knife:  Wash the oysters in cold water with a scrub brush until they are clean.  Hold the oyster with the flat side up firmly with a towel.  Locate the valve or hinge, then stick the knife into the value and twist until the flat shell opens. OYSTERS…

BUBBY STEAKHOUSE BURGER DAY

BUBBY STEAKHOUSE BURGER DAY Today is my big brother’s birthday.  I am declaring today and every January 6th as Bubby Burger Day. 1 pound 80-20 ground beef, 1/2 pound ground turkey, 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, 1/2 tablespoon whole milk, 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic, 4 slices…

JACQUE ROSES’S CHEESEY GRIT FRITTERS

I dedicate this recipe to my Niecee Poo/ Cousin, CoCo.  She is a cheese grits lover, this recipe bumps those grits up a couple of notches.  Call me CoCo to tell me when you make them. JACQUE ROSES’S CHEESEY GRIT FRITTERS 1 cup whole milk, 1 cup heavy whipping cream, 2 cups water, 1 cup…

BRUSSEL SPROUTS 3 slices bacon, 1/2 cup diced fuji apples do not peel, sliced, 2 teaspoons salted butter, 3 cups medium-sized Brussel sprouts, cut in half,  2 teaspoons apple cider, 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, minced, 1/2 teaspoon ground rosemary, 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning salt, 1/4 teaspoon black  pepper, white truffle oil Get out a skillet,…

JANUARY 1, 2021

I pray that you slept well and woke up refreshed, ready to start 2021.   Happy New Year.  I pray health, wealth, peace, and love to all my friends and family this year. According to Black southern folklore, black-eyed peas are served on New Year’s day to garner good luck for the year. Along with good…

NEW YEAR EVE MIMOSA

Today is National Champagne Day.  I am going to celebrate with holiday Mimosa for breakfast while I am cleaning chitterlings! NEW YEAR EVE MIMOSA 12 ounces mango juice, 12 ounces pink champagne. Garnish with a slice of fresh mango and a strawberry.

IT’S TIME TO START PINCHING TAILS AND SUCKING HEADS

I’m in Texas, and crawfish season is just starting.  Let’s celebrate this glorious, delicious season by pinching tails and sucking heads.  Crawfish season in Texas or the best time to find big juicy crawfish is late December through May. IT’S TIME TO START PINCHING TAILS AND SUCKING HEADS 50-60 live crawfish, cleaned, 1/2 pound fresh…