Vivian Howard’s Blueberry BBQ sauce

Vivian Howard’s Blueberry BBQ sauce… via Alabama website 3 quarts blueberries 6 cups cider vinegar 6 cups granulated sugar 1 cinnamon stick 3 teaspoons chili flakes 2 teaspoons kosher salt Combine the blueberries and the vinegar in a blender … Continue reading

Leftovers: Leftover Dirty Rice = Boudin Balls with Satsuma Pepper Jelly

Every once in a while, two good creations collide and make a really awesome and tasty nibble. Some leftover authentic Louisiana dirty rice turned into fried boudin balls, served with some super awesome satsuma pepper jelly (so good my stash … Continue reading

Distinctively Louisiana: Dirty Rice

A Louisiana classic and an all-time favorite.   To be honest, I don’t usually make this from scratch, but usually cheat and purchase the dressing mix from the freezer section of our local store.  It’s the livers and gizzards and … Continue reading

Farmer’s Market Find: Zucchini Cornbread Muffins

Too many zucchini’s? Zucchini’s growing TOO BIG?  Yes, I was gifted several very large zucchini’s early in summer, as well as some corn. I was craving cornbread, and for some reason, I thought zucchini cornbread sounded like a really great … Continue reading

Roasted Halloumi Olive Tapenade Pasta Salad

My sister is a fabulous cook, with totally different tastes than mine.  Well, not totally different… Her kitchen is the only kitchen in the world (that I know of) that I can walk into, and all the comforts that I … Continue reading