Leftover Turkey: Turkey Broccoli Tetrazzini

It’s so nice to have friends who remember you!  I’ve been getting phone calls lately for leftover ham bones and turkey carcasses with the pan juices…lucky me! Made my own turkey stock from a fried turkey (or roasted? not sure) … Continue reading

Macaroni and Cheese From Scratch, No.1

My daughter’s favorite macaroni and cheese. And why No.1? Because there are many ways to put together a mac-n-cheese, and they don’t always involve a bechamel sauce.  This is also pretty much the way Piccadilly Cafeteria makes their mac-n-cheese.  It’s … Continue reading

Louisiana Blue Panzanella (Tomato, Blue Cheese & Bread Salad)

It’s summertime, and it seems like it’s the natural thing to do to combine the best of the local goodies.  By marrying some of the best local cheese (a blue cheese made by Chef John Folse), fresh tomatoes from the … Continue reading

Grilled Apricots with Blue Cheese and Walnuts

In south Louisiana,  it is hard to come by good fresh apricots.   Like other stone fruits, their season and shelf life are short.  I bought a little box the other day because one of them smelled good.  When I got … Continue reading

Labne, aka Yogurt Cheese

Labne, or labneh, or also known as yogurt cheese, is a light and tangy accompaniment to any dinner or party, but especially served alongside some Hummus and Tabouli.  It’s also great added to a sandwich wrap, with some grilled chicken … Continue reading