Party Foods: Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches

An quick and easy appetizer, that is easy to put together.   If you have access to olive mix,  it makes this quite easy, as it’s just a matter of layering the meats and cheeses, topping with the olive mix, … 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

Distinctively Louisiana: Summer Favorite Blueberry Crisp

One of my all-time favorite recipes. From one of my all-time favorite cookbook authors, Bert Greene.  When I acquired his book, Greene on Grains, it was the first time I started reading a cookbook as a bedtime book.  Goodbye novel, … Continue reading