Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge
How many times do you pick up a bottle of spiked eggnog from the grocery store on the way to a New Year’s eve party. Was it as good as you hoped? That’s the reason for making Coquito. This is a Puerto Rican take on eggnog and is out of this world. Enjoy and Happy… Continue reading Don’t Drink Cheap Spiked Eggnog – Make Coquito →
One of my go-to’s when it comes to holidays is the Cajun Meat and Cornbread Dressing. It was a recipe that my Grandmother-in-law created and has now been passed down to my family. This is an extremely easy yet delicious recipe that anybody can make. Give this recipe a try and you will not be… Continue reading Cajun Meat and Cornbread Dressing →
I’m always looking for a way to preserve my fresh produce to ensure I can enjoy them throughout the year. I decided to look for a way to preserve radishes as I have an excess of Chinese Shawo Fruit radishes from the backyard organic raised bed garden. Harvesting and Preparing the Radish I picked about… Continue reading How to make Honey Pickled Radish: From Garden to Jar →
My jalapeno plants are continuously pumping out ripe jalapenos. I don’t want to waste them so I went to an old standby recipe that I haven’t made in a few years: Cowboy Candy. Check out this YouTube video where I demonstrate how to make this incredibly easy homemade recipe using spicy jalapenos straight from the… Continue reading Homemade Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapenos): From Garden to Jar →
A few years back I was looking for another tasty way to preserve my jalapeno pepper harvest. I came across a recipe that intrigued me which paired jalapeno peppers with strawberries. So, I tried it out and now I make some every year. It just so happens that I have a surplus of peppers coming… Continue reading Strawberry Jalapeno Jam: From Garden to Jar →
Recipe to pair pork belly with sauce made from honey, garlic and toasted sesame seeds.… Continue reading Chinese Pork Belly with Honey, Garlic and Toasted Sesame Sauce →
We had family coming over a few weekends back so needed to cook up a meal. We were walking through the meat section at Costco looking for inspiration and came across a nice slab of pork belly. I decided to buy it and utilize in a set of dishes using a Chinese food theme. The… Continue reading Chinese Barbeque Pork (Char Sui) using Pork Belly →
This post will show you how to build your own DIY faux wrought iron fence for Halloween decorations.… Continue reading Halloween DIY – Faux Wrought Iron Fence →
This post provides you details on how to build a Halloween DIY Jack-o-Lantern Light-up box. It’s a nice addition to your Halloween holiday decorations.… Continue reading Halloween DIY – Jack-o-Lantern Light-up Box →
This pepper jelly recipe uses fresh jalapeños from my garden to make some excellent pepper jelly you can enjoy year around. It is a favorite at our house over cream cheese and crackers. It’s a staple in south Louisiana for LSU football watching parties and holiday snacks.… Continue reading Pepper Jelly: From Garden to Jar →
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