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Spinach/Artichoke with Flaky Puff Pastry Top
Preparation: 40 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: Veggie
Difficulty: Easy

Spinach/Artichoke with Flaky Puff Pastry Top

27 Feb 2016 1 1 No Comments
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My Dad’s Oyster Dressing
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 18 ingredients
Category: BreadMeatsSeafood
Difficulty: Moderate

My Dad’s Oyster Dressing

16 Dec 2015 1 1 4 Comments
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Oyster dressing was the only dressing that was around when I was a child. My dad made the best oyster dressing and if you didnt’ like oysters, you would still love the dressing.  After it was cooked, my siblings and I would hang around to get our taste on a…
Cream of Merliton Shrimp and Crab Soup
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 16 ingredients
Difficulty: Moderate

Cream of Merliton Shrimp and Crab Soup

16 Dec 2015 1 3 3 Comments
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During the holidays in New Orleans, merlitons are very plentiful and inexpensive. We can buy them 4@ $1.00, so some are used to make stuffed merlitons for Thanksgiving  and then enough to make a Cream of merliton soup during the holidays. If you can’t find merlitons where you live, Merliton…
Double Cheese Baked Mac
Contains: 8 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Double Cheese Baked Mac

14 Dec 2015 1 1 No Comments
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In my family, we have always prepared baked macaroni. I can remember when my children were young and I tried to put something together quick. I opened a  box of Kraft macaroni and cheese.  They didn’t say anything that day but all of them left it on their plates. The…
Shrimp and Grits
Preparation: 40 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: Shrimp
Difficulty: Moderate

Shrimp and Grits

12 Dec 2015 0 1 No Comments
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When people talk about making shrimp and grits, you are bound to eat so many variations that none are quite the same. I have seen some with a brown sauce, white and some with a yellow tint. Some people put bacon in theirs. My recipe is very simple but you…
Stuffed Merlitons (Chayote Squash)
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: Veggie
Difficulty: Hard

Stuffed Merlitons (Chayote Squash)

17 Nov 2015 4 1 No Comments
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Merlitons have always been a favorite dish  that my family  cooked around the holidays. My dad would bring bags of them home and they covered our kitchen counter. I didn’t realize until years later that my grandmother had them growing on vines in her side yard. Of course, at a…
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Stuffed Seafood Jumbo Shells
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 14 ingredients
Category: PastaSeafoodShrimp
Difficulty: Moderate

Stuffed Seafood Jumbo Shells

6 Nov 2015 5 3 No Comments
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When I look at a food item, I often think of how I can change it from its traditional  recipe. That is the case for these delicious stuffed shells. Like musicians who write their own music, I like and enjoy writing my own recipes. In doing this, cooking is about…
Crabmeat/Crawfish Corn Soup
Preparation: 55 minutes
Contains: 17 ingredients
Category: SeafoodVeggie
Difficulty: Moderate

Crabmeat/Crawfish Corn Soup

22 Oct 2015 5 2 4 Comments
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With cool weather upon us,.this hearty soup will definitely hit the spot. There are many variations of this soup, so feel free to add what you enjoy. I used broccoli that was chopped to give substance to this soup.You can also add diced potatoes. Whatever option you decide, it will…
Buttermilk Banana Nut Raisin Bread
Preparation: 65 minutes
Contains: 14 ingredients
Category: Bread
Difficulty: Moderate

Buttermilk Banana Nut Raisin Bread

20 Oct 2015 1 0 No Comments
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Cooler weather makes me want to bake more. My favorite go to recipe is making various types of banana nut bread. I use a basic banana bread recipe and add various ingredients. In any recipe, always feel free to add what you like. This is the perfect snack or breakfast…
Crabmeat/Broccoli/Hash browns  Quiche
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Difficulty: Moderate

Crabmeat/Broccoli/Hash browns Quiche

20 Oct 2015 1 1 11 Comments
52485 views
As I began to make this crab meat quiche, I thought that hash browns sounded better as a compliment to eggs, instead of using a pie pastry, I thought of making the quiche with hash browns as its base.  I enjoy testing recipes in my kitchen to create a more…
Marbled Brownies
Contains: 8 ingredients
Category: Dessert
Difficulty: Moderate

Marbled Brownies

12 Oct 2015 0 2 No Comments
14006 views
If you want to feel like you are an experienced baker, try this great recipe and eyes will start to roll. Brownies are a favorite in my  home and for those chocolate lovers, this is about as good as you can get. There is a lot going on with this…
Roasted Whole Cauliflower
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: Veggie
Difficulty: Easy

Roasted Whole Cauliflower

12 Oct 2015 0 1 2 Comments
17476 views
When it comes to veggies, we have so many ways to prepare them. I tended to steam cauliflower and add butter, salt and pepper and that was pretty much the way we ate them in my home. Sometimes, I would make a white sauce but never roasted a whole one.…
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