LIVER AND ONIONS

LIVER AND ONIONS 6 slices bacon, 3/4 cup white onions, sliced, 1 cup whole milk, 1 pound baby calf, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/2 teaspoon cajun seasoning, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1 cup seasoned flour, butter flavored shortening for frying, 1 cup cooked rice.ash liver in cold water. Get out a bowl, add the milk…

CEVICHE

CEVICHE 1 pound ahi tuna, 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 tablespoon garlic oil,  1/4 cup fresh mango, peeled, pitted, and diced, 1 teaspoon jalapeno pepper, finely chopped, 2 green onions, sliced, 2 Roma tomatoes, diced, 3 limes, juiced, zest 1 lime, 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 2 avocados, salmon roe. …

CROWDER PEAS

CROWDER PEAS 1 1/2 pounds smoked ham hocks, 1 teaspoon hickory liquid smoke, 1 pound bag of dried crowder peas, soaked overnight, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 1 1/2 cup purple onions, chopped, 1/4 cup green bell pepper, 1 (12 oz.) bag frozen speckled butter beans, 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes, 1/2 pound fresh okra, salt,…

POUND CAKE

Aunt Sweet is my great aunt, my maternal grandmother Ola Mae Henderson’s sister.  Her name was Rachel.  When I lived in Sledge, Mississippi she would frequently come down from Memphis to visit and make all kinds of baked goodies.  I found it amazing how she could whip up all those delicious treats with just a…

PACOIMA STREET CORN

PACOIMA STREET CORN 6 ears of white corn, 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, 1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, 2 bay leaves, 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, 1 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 cup crema, 1 1/2 queso fresco cheese, crumbled, spicy chili powder. Get out a bowl, add the mayonnaise and crema, mix well.  Get out a large…

SOULFUL CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

Soulful Chicken Noodle Soup 2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs, 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, 1/4 teaspoon dried coriander, 2 tablespoons salted butter,1 cup white onions, chopped, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 2 celery stalks, chopped, 3 carrots, peeled and sliced, 2 bay leaves, 1/2 pound wide egg noodles,…

CORN BEEF BRISKET

CORN BEEF BRISKET Get out the slow cooker, cut a medium yellow onion into quarters, 1 carrot, peeled and chopped in half, 2 garlic cloves, 2 celery stalks, cut in half. Place the 3-pound package corn beef brisket with brine and pickling spice and 1 (6 oz.) can of dark beer on top.  Set the…

TIME TO GET READY FOR ST. PATRICKS’ DAY DINNER

Time to go shopping for St. Patricks’ Day dinner.  I will be serving braised corn beef, fried cabbage, glazed carrots, and spicy boiled potatoes. I’ll post the corn beef recipe tomorrow CABBAGE 1/4 pound bacon ends, 1/2 cup white onion, thinly sliced, 1/8 teaspoon minced garlic, 5 cups green cabbage, washed, cored, and sliced, 1…

PHILLY CHEESE STEAK EGG ROLLS

If you think a Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich is delicious, I suggest you try my Philly Cheese Steak Egg Rolls. Philly Cheese Steak Egg Rolls 2 pounds New York strip steak, thinly sliced, 1/4 cup green bell peppers, seeded thinly sliced into strips, 1/4 cup red bell pepper, seeded thinly sliced into strips, 1 large…

NEW LAUNCH DATE!

The book launch date has been pushed back. I need to make sure I am giving you the best book I can.  I will get back to you with a new date. Thank you for being understanding and tolerant.  Jacque Rose

OVER EASY EGGS

My grandson Robert is an over-easy or over-medium egg eater.  He has asked how is it I never break the yolk when I fix his eggs?  Here’s the secret! 1 egg, a non-stick skillet, butter-flavored cooking spray, 2 tablespoons water, and a couple of salt and pepper shakes. Spray the skillet with the cooking spray. …

SPICY PICKLED PIG FEET

My great-grandmother opened Lee’s Restaurant in Pacoima, CA., in the 1950s. Her bar was always full of pickled salty treats such as pickled onions,  pickled pig feet, pickled, boiled eggs, and spicy pickles.  These salty treats are called bar food because when a customer would eat these salty treats, they would usually drink more beer….