Shrimp Mold

From the catering days….  an oldie but goodie.  Relatively easy to make, can be dressed up festively, and always good.  This was one of my favorite appetizers.  It was usually served during the winter months at Christmas parties and winter … Continue reading

Spinach Lafayette

The remains of the day….Excellent leftovers, with several great ways to be re-purposed. Spinach Madeline is one of the most famous recipes to come out of the classic community cookbook, River Road Recipes, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. According to the … Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Potato Gratin

This is one of my most favorite dishes to serve at Thanksgiving.  Right now, my husband’s family is probably saying, “Really?  We’ve never had it!”  Well, it’s a bit of work.  Well worth it, though.  The first time I made … Continue reading