Roasted Quail with Spinach Pecan Rice Dressing Recipes

Background/History This year we all drove up to Missouri to spend Thanksgiving week. We prepared a large and wonderful Thanksgiving dinner for about 20 people.  It was a...

Potato Sausage Kale Soup

Potato Soup with Kale & Chaurice Recipe

As the weather cools, Jeremy and I try to eat more soups to stay warm.  As most people know, winters aren’t terribly cold in New Orleans but...

Brisket with Apple Turnip Hash

Brisket & Turnip Hash Recipes

Last month I picked up a great brisket at Rare Cuts, a gourmet meat market in on Nashville and Magazine in Uptown New Orleans.  I had a few apples...

Minestrone-Soup

Minestrone Recipe

Last week I found myself wanting to do something different with my same old fall ingredients – squash, zucchini, tomato and shiitakes.  I typically just make a...

Dinner Salads – A Guide

Something that Jeremy and I like to do every once in a while is having what we call Entree Salads for dinner. These are fairly large salads...

Fresh Seafood from the Gulf of Mexico

This weekend we had the most delicious crabs and shrimp – all caught fresh in the Gulf of Mexico.  Please spread the word that gulf seafood is...

Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Cucumber & Tomato Salad

One of my favorite things about summer is the abundance of locally grown cucumbers and tomatoes. There’s really nothing better than the crunchy/acidic combination of the two....

Southwestern Pasta Salad

Southwestern Pasta Salad Recipe

The backstory:  In June my friend Emily graciously threw a going away party for Rachel and Alvin (who as not in attendance due to work).  Rachel and...

Collard Green & Purple Turnip Quiche Recipe

A stroke of creative culinary genius hit me this week.   Since we go to the Hollygrove Farmer’s market nearly every week, we have eaten our fair...