Category Archives: Home Cooking
Uniquely New Orleans Thanksgiving Dishes
For Thanksgiving, New Orleanians know how to celebrate this day of gluttony… er “thanks”… very well and (as expected) take any excuse to celebrate food appropriately. Natives of New Orleans, however, don’t realize they have different meal traditions than the … Continue reading
It’s NOT Slow Cooking Season- but here is a recipe that works for Spring!
The Boy is one of the few boyfriends around that did not get in trouble when he bought me a slow cooker for Christmas around one of our early holidays together. He certainly had warnings from others, but (thank goodness for … Continue reading
A Healthy Salad for the Holidays- A Risk I’m Willing to Take!
Historically, the holidays are a time for families to gather and make memories and be fat together. In recent years, the planning for fatness with my family is via email chains with sign-up sheets for who is bringing what. The … Continue reading
Going for Fall Food in NOLA
Fall in New Orleans is a wonderfully confusing time of year. Once September hits, we get a taste of relief from the 90 degree, 80% humidity and we can experience a day (that’s right one day) of a high of … Continue reading
While I like to think that I’m a decent home cook, there is no denying the fact that a majority of my home cooking recipes come from my family. Over and over again I will state how spoiled I am … Continue reading
Creole Tomatoes with a Mint Dressing
There is no ingredient that is more prolific in New Orleans in the Summer than the beloved Creole Tomato. All locals wait in angst for the fruit (yes, I call it a fruit) to start hitting their favorite grocery’s shelves. I … Continue reading