Louisiana Fish Fry + Shrimp Po’Boys

You are going to LOVE my recipe for Shrimp Po’Boys! They are surprisingly easy to make. Louisiana Shrimp Fry makes a crunchy batter that makes fried shrimp that tastes just like the yummy shrimp at the seafood shacks we love to visit at the beach.

24 Fabulous Cocktail Recipes to Celebrate National Cocktail Day on March 24

March 24 is National Cocktail Day. To celebrate this fun festive day, I am sharing 24 of my favorite cocktail recipes. I will post a new cocktail recipe here each day, so check back often! Let’s begin with a Pomegranate Martini made with POM Wonderful pomegranate juice. If you love a cosmopolitan cocktail, you will […]

National Potato Chip Day – Caramelized Onion Dip

March 14, 2023 is National Potato Chip Day. Have you noticed how many different flavors of potato chips there are in the grocery? Every flavor from traditional sea salt to black truffle and olive oil, even Nashville Hot Chicken Flavor! I like to think of myself as somewhat of a potato chip connoisseur if only […]

How the French Warm Up in Winter – Braised Pork Ragout with Mushrooms and Pearl Onions

Succulent, tender braised pork cooked slowly with mushrooms, pearl onions, herbs and tomatoes. The French know how to warm up a winter evening with Ragout. The name comes from the French ragoûter, meaning: “to revive the taste”. Enjoy this medley of deliciousness with pasta, couscous, polenta or mashed potatoes. One of the best things about […]

Super Bowl Snacks

For some folks Super Bowl snacks are almost as important as the big game and the half time show. I like to make snacks that I can set out for my guests to enjoy, so I can watch the game instead of being tied to the kitchen all afternoon. Here’s some of my favorite “set […]

The Last Word Cocktail – Dressed Up With Empress 1908 Gin

The Last Word Cocktail is traditionally made with gin. I dressed it up by making it with my favorite gin – Empress 1908. Empress is inspired by the legendary Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia This gin is a gorgeous indigo blue gin which changes color to a pretty soft pink when citrus is […]

My Go To Holiday Appetizers

My go to holiday appetizers are quick and easy and SO TASTY! I promise your guests will love them! Happy Holidays!