SPAGHETTI

This recipe is dedicated to my grandson Brittian. I cooked a spiral-cut ham for dinner when he was around twelve years old. When he when in the kitchen, he and his friend Chris started eating the ham.  When I went back downstairs to check on the rest of the meal,  they had eaten a significant…

FEATHER DUMPLINGS

My Grandmother, Emma, would make a beef stew with light as a feather drop dumplings. These dumplings can be used on top of stews, soups, fried, or baked. Feather dumplings are referred to as light as air. Here is the recipe, y’all tell me how you are going to fix them. FEATHER DUMPLINGS 2 cups…

DEVILED EGGS

8-large eggs to the pot.  Add at least 3-inch of water over the top of the eggs.  Bring to a boil for approximately 5-7 minutes.  Remove from the heat and allow to rest for another 15-minutes. Now peel them. The basic recipe:  1/4 cup of mayonnaise, 1 1/2 tablespoon sweet pickle relish, 1/4 teaspoon yellow…

BOUDIN (prononced boo-dan) BALLS

Boudin is a dish of the god’s to be served to southern royalty. Boudin is the perfect served for breakfast, brunch, dinner, supper, and grab-and-go snacks! 1 pound boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes, 1/4 pound pork liver, cut into 1-inch cubes, 1 jalapeno, leave in the seeds and chop, 2 celery stalks, chopped,…

FRIDAY CRAB BOIL

Seafood has gotten so expensive this dish could cost a whole month’s pay 5 quarts water, 4 bay leaves, 3 sprigs fresh thyme, 3 elephant garlic cloves, separated and peeled, 1/4 cup chicken bouillon, 2 large lemons, cut in halves, 1 Dungeness crabs, 1 pound large head-on shrimp, 2 1/2 pounds crawfish, 1 pound snow…

JACQUE ROSES’ SEASONING SALT

Mix well with a whisk and package in an airtight container.  I gave this salt for a housewarming present a couple of years ago.  I’ve been asked to refill their containers. Please make it and tell me if you like it. 2 T. pink sea salt, 1 tsp. sweet paprika, 1/4 tsp. cornstarch, 1/8 tsp….

OYSTERS ROCKERFELLA

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, stick the knife into the value and twist until the flat shell opens. OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER…

GINGER SAUCE AND PICKLED GINGER

A friend just gave me a lot of ginger. I am making ginger sauce.   The first time I had ginger sauce was at Benihanas on my steak.  I also use this sauce when I make pesto salmon steaks 1 large yellow onion, chopped, 1/4 cup fresh ginger peeled and chopped, 1 cup soy sauce, 1…

JACQUE ROSE’S GARLIC MUSSELS AND CLAMS

2 lbs. frozen mussels, 1 lb. frozen clams, 5 T. salted butter, 3 green onions, sliced, 2 T red onions, sliced. 3 garlic cloves, minced, 1 jalapeno pepper, 1 large lemon juiced and zest, 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped, 1 (12 oz.) bottle of beer, Add all the vegetables, except jalapeno pepper to a saucepan, bring…

CRISPY BAKED TURKEY WINGS

4 pounds of turkey wings, 3 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning salt, 1/2teaspoon white pepper, 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, 3 1/2 teaspoons granulated garlic, 1 teaspoon smoked paprika, 2 red delicious apples, 2 stalks celery, 1/2 cup white onion. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.  Wash the wings make sure…

CARROT TOP PESTO

Carrot tops taste very similar to flat-leaf parsley.  The carrot tops are a little bitter with a slightly peppery taste; to counteract the bitter taste, I add spinach and mint. 1 1/2 lbs. of carrots  with tops, 1/4 cup baby spinach, 1/8 cup fresh mint leaves, 2 tsp. avocado oil, 1/4 tsp. vegetable bouillon powder,…

JACQUE ROSE’S SHRIMP CREOLE

3/4 cup flour, 3/4 cup butter, 1 cup white onion, chopped, 1/2 cup celery, chopped, 1/4 cup red bell pepper, 4 garlic cloves, chopped, 1 (15 oz.) can of stewing tomatoes, 2 T. tomato paste, 2 cups shrimp stock, 1/4 tsp. cayenne, 1 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. black pepper, 2 tsp. thyme, 2 tsp. oregano,…