BREAD PUDDING WITH WHISKEY SAUCE

I know this recipe says Bread Pudding, but today it is all about Grandma Charlie.  Grandma Charlie is my children’s paternal grandmother.  They all, starting with Grandma Charlie, went to and graduated from Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. Whenever I make bread pudding, I think of my mother-in-law Charlie Mae Andrews.  She loved bread pudding…

FLOUNDER TACOS

FLOUNDER TACOS 1 pound flounder fillets, 1/2 cup seasoned fish fry, 1/8 cup yellow cornmeal, 1/3 cup green bell pepper, chopped, 1/4 cup red onions, chopped, 2 Roma tomato, chopped, 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning salt, 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin, 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped, 1 teaspoon jalapeno pepper, finely chopped,…

MARCH 12th

The game today between Baylor vs. Kansas was cancelled. The game has not been rescheduled. I am preparing this spicy sauce to boost Baylor’s chances to win the NCAA Championship 2 teaspoons salted butter, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 3 garlic cloves, minced, 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper,  1/2 cup finely chopped red thinly onion, 1…

FOOD AND GREEK MYTHOLOGY GO HAND N’ HAND

FOOD AND GREEK MYTHOLOGY GO HAND N’ HAND The word “ambrosia” means delicious or fragrant. Ambrosia was also the magical fruit of the gods in ancient Greek mythology. The gods on Mount Olympus ate ambrosia to maintain immortality, they believed without ambrosia they would lose their strength. In Homer’s Iliad, the gods bathed in ambrosia and…

AVACADO CREMA

AVACADO CREMA 2 large ripe avocados, 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, 1 1/4 cups fresh cilantro, 2 serrano peppers, 2 garlic cloves,  1/8 cup chicken broth, 3 tablespoons avocado oil, 2 tablespoon walnuts, chopped, 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander, 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin, salt, and pepper to taste. Dump everything into the…

JACQUE ROSE’S SWEET CHICKEN SALAD

JACQUE ROSE’S SWEET CHICKEN SALAD 1 store-bought rotisserie chicken, (2 to 2 1/2 pounds), chop approximately 1/2 of the chicken into bite-sized pieces; shred the rest, 1 1/2 cups fresh pineapple, 1/4 cup red bell pepper, julienned, 4 green onions, chopped, 2 celery stalks, chopped, 1/2 cup jamaica, peeled and julienned, 2 firm heads romaine…

COOKING WITH JACQUE ROSE

It’s a family tradition to have fish on Friday.  Fried catfish is an icon of southern eating.  At my house, there is no other way to have catfish other than fried. A typical meal would be fried catfish fillets and whole small catfish, cabbage slaw, french fries, sweet onions, and green tomatoes relish, hot sauce, tartar…

GREEN BEAN ALMONDINE

The best tasting Green Bean Almondine you have ever tasted in less than 30-minutes 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 3 tablespoons diced white onions, 2 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1 (16 oz.) package frozen french cut green beans, 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest. Preheat oven to 400 degrees….

CRISPY BREAKFAST SILVER DOLLAR TATAS

CRISPY BREAKFAST SILVER DOLLAR TATAS 1 pound Yukon gold potatoes, washed and thinly sliced 1/4 inch thick, 1 tablespoon garlic oil, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, 1/2 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped, 1 cup white onions, thinly sliced, 1/8 cup green bell pepper, thinly sliced, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic,  sea salt, ground black pepper Get out a…

RED POZOLE

It’s time to cook comfort food.  The perfect dish to serve is Red Pozole (pronounced poh-soh-lay). Serve with warm flour tortillas, garnish with shredded cabbage, shredded lettuce, avocado slices, sliced radishes, cilantro, tomatoes, crumbled cheese, and a dollop of sour cream.  Has your mouth started to water…well it will!  I live in Henderson, Nevada, I…

ASPARAGUS

Asparagus or sparrow grass is a perennial flowering species. Asparagus spears are a low carb vegetable containing approximately 4 grams of carbs per serving, and it is delicious. 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, 1 tablespoon salted butter, 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning salt, 2…

AUNTIE HELEN’S TOMATO SOUP

AUNTIE HELEN’S TOMATO SOUP I have been visiting with my sister/cousin Helen.  She has prepared a plethora of delicious meals since I’ve been here.  She made an absolutely delicious tomato soup that contained collard greens, kale, and chicken. 1 bunch of collard greens, 1 bunch kale, 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes with basil, oregano,…