Cajun Meat and Cornbread Dressing

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 beContinue reading “Cajun Meat and Cornbread Dressing”

Homemade Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapenos): 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 theContinue reading “Homemade Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapenos): From Garden to Jar”

How to Get Ready for Fall Raised-bed Garden in Zone 9A

You can be successful in Fall gardening in Zone 9A. See what you need to consider to be successful.

Chicken Fricassee over Puff Pastry Shell, Garlic Green Beans with Pancetta, and Stewed Okra

We love to cook and get family together to celebrate any time we can. We had good reason to celebrate as it’s our 34th (Erin and myself) and my Mom and Dad’s 61th wedding anniversary. Wow, how time flies when you are having fun! Right, baby? My mom and dad, along with my in-laws, cameContinue reading “Chicken Fricassee over Puff Pastry Shell, Garlic Green Beans with Pancetta, and Stewed Okra”

“Real” Cajun Spaghetti Cook and Plate

Everybody knows to make traditional spaghetti you’ve got to use a lot of tomatoes in your sauce, and maybe even some italian sausage. Nope, I’m here to tell you there’s another way and its incredibly good and authentically Cajun. What’s the difference you say? The Cajun way is to first make a roux using flourContinue reading ““Real” Cajun Spaghetti Cook and Plate”

Roasted Salsa Verde – From Garden to the Jar

Salsa Verde is a sauce or salsa made from tomatillos that you might recognize as that delicious greenish salsa you dip your tortilla chips in at your favorite Mexican restaurant.  Other common uses include as an enchilada sauce, salsa for tacos, and a cooking sauce for chicken, pork or fish.  There is nothing more satisfyingContinue reading “Roasted Salsa Verde – From Garden to the Jar”

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