Distinctively Louisiana: Grits and Grillades

Grits and Grillades are a Louisiana tradition.  It is typically served as a brunch dish usually for a family get-together like Christmas morning or during Mardi Gras. This is my husband’s family recipe. Don’t deviate! And, he always has to … Continue reading

Farmer’s Market Finds: Smothered Okra and Tomatoes

The farmer’s at my local farmer’s market grow some of the best okra.  There have been times when they were so tender I could actually eat them raw.  However, when they are a little tougher, one of the best ways … Continue reading

Smothered Creamy Cabbage, AND Cabbage Mushroom Pasties

Perfectly browned!

One recipe yields two products. Smothered Creamy Cabbage yields a wonderful creamy side dish.  This smothered cabbage also makes a great pastie, handpie, or turnover filling (pick your title!)  Given the hurricane weather, I picked up a package of Crescent … Continue reading