Tomato Lentil Soup with Italian Rice and Spinach

Love, love lentils!  Here is a luscious lentil soup that is filling and satisfying.  A few slices of bacon (optional) adds a smokey flavor.  This is high in fiber and nutrients.  If you have homemade stock (poultry or vegetable) and … Continue reading

Homemade Sausage: Chaurice, aka Green Onion Sausage

A good, basic, green onion fresh sausage. This is very similar to the recipe that Chef John Folse uses here http://www.jfolse.com/recipes/meats/pork25.htm  There are other recipes that include more red things (paprika and chili powder) which make it more similar to … Continue reading

Farmer’s Market Finds: Fresh Strawberry Muffins

Here’s what’s left of one of the last flats of the strawberry season in Louisiana for 2013: What to do with these beauties? The list is endless…. Salad with goat cheese and balsamic vinegar/glaze… smoothie… yogurt and granola… strawberry shortcake… … Continue reading