JUNETEENTH BLACK INDEPENDENCE DAY

JUNETEENTH BLACK INDEPENDENCE DAY The Civil War began on April 12, 1861, the Emancipation Proclamation was signed on September 22, 1862, which technically freed slaves. Two and a half years later,  Union General Gordon Granger arrived at Galveston Island, Texas with 2,000 troops to establish a federal presence in Texas and to issue General Order No. 3…

PRINCE OF WAALES CAKE

Charles is the Prince of Wales. The title Prince of Wales was given to princes born in Wales from the 12th Century. This title replaces the title of King.  He is heir to the British throne as the oldest child of Queen Elizabeth II.  He is the oldest and longest-serving heir in British history.  Civilwartalk.com…

WHAT KINDS OF BALLS DO YOU HAVE?

What kinda balls do you have is a play on words; this is a food blog the question is what kinda balls do you make with littleneck clams? FRIED LITTLENECK CLAM BALLS 5 pounds fresh littleneck clams, 5  chopped garlic cloves, 1 cup purple onions, chopped, 3 celery stalks, 4 green onions, 1 stick butter,…

CAN THE WARRIORS THREE-PEAT?

The Raptors and Warriors are playing tonight. It’s game 5 (Raptors 3, Warriors 2),  I am expecting a good game.  Can the Warriors three-peat?👌  What do you think is going to be the winner, give me a call at Cooking With Jacque Rose 469-215-1585 be sure to leave a detailed message, including your name, phone…

LOBSTER BISQUE

Lobster meat has a mild sweet flavor.  I think the tail is the best part of the lobster.  To ensure I make the best bisque, you have ever tasted I use the tail and claws. LOBSTER BISQUE 3 (4 oz.) lobster tails, 7 lobster claws, crackered, 3 tablespoons self-rising flour, 2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive…

   My Grandma’s Red Jambalaya

As a kid, I remember going to Amite, Louisiana on summer vacations. The Town of Amite City, commonly just called Amite lies at the intersection of I-55 and Hwy. 16.  Amite is halfway between New Orleans, LA and Jackson, MS.  What I remember most about Amite were the big black pots in the front yard…

LIMA BEANS

    LIMA BEANS 2 cups dried lima beans, 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard, 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning salt, 1/2 cup white onions, diced, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 2 teaspoons brown sugar, 1 cup sour cream, 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, 1 cup chicken broth, 1/2 pound bacon, fried crispy and diced. Add beans to a…

PUMPKIN CAKE

PUMPKIN CAKE 2 cups cake flour, sifted 3 times, 1 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves, 1/4 teaspoon ground mace, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/3 cup shortening, melted, 1/2 cup warm water, 1 1/4 cup canned pumpkin, 2 eggs, beaten, 2/3 cup walnuts,…

THURSDAY NITE CASSEROLE

THURSDAY NITE CASSEROLE When Thursday gets here, you are probably tired of rushing home and preparing dinner, if that’s the case. Here is my grandmother’s Hobo Casserole.  Dinner is ready in 20-minutes. HOBO CASSEROLE 1 pound lean ground beef, 1/2 cup white onion, chopped, 1/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped, 1/2 cup frozen broccoli spears,…

CREOLE FRIED RICE

CREOLE FRIED RICE Creole fried rice is a staple side Spring dinner dish.  Depending on where you are from in the state of Louisiana Creole Fried Rice can contain shrimp, crawfish, sausage, ham or a combination of all four.  What makes my Creole rice special is the addition of peas, carrots, toasted almonds, and I use yellow…

YELLOW CROOKNECK SUMMER SQUASH

  Yellow neck squash is high in vitamin A, B6, C, folate, magnesium, fiber, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, and manganese.  More importantly, yellow neck squash tastes good. YELLOW CROOKNECK SUMMER SQUASH Can you imagine a toco without a tortilla? Here ya go, this is the perfect taco nettled in a crookneck squash. 6-8 medium crookneck squash,…

CABBAGE PICO DE GALLO

My favorite tacos are fish tacos. I fry or grill the fish for my tacos. I always use a mild fish such as cod, flounder, grouper,  or orange roughy.  Today I am going to share the recipe for a special pico made with cabbage that is perfect on a fish taco. Cabbage Pico de Gallo 1/2…