Wednesdays in a Southern Kitchen – Crab Cakes

Okay – it’s not Wednesday, but this week has been quite busy and I couldn’t get the post ready on time. My highly anticipated and waited for Crab Cake Recipe. Trawling season opened here in Southern Louisiana a couple of weeks ago and fresh shrimp have been abundant at our home – the same with fresh crab. I’ve made this recipe with fresh crabmeat and with fresh chopped boiled shrimp. Both are scrumptous. I hope…

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Wednesdays – A Little Down-home Southern Cooking

Jambalaya, Crawfish Pie, Gumbo file‘ Son-of-gun we’re gonna have great fun, down on the bayou …(you can find the lyrics here: http://www.lyrics.com/jambalaya-on-the-bayou-lyrics-hank-williams.html )           Goodness! I’ve had an exhausting week and I think my house is going to permanently harbor the stench of cooking onions.           I cooked a huge batch of jambalaya mix to freeze. While the idea of sitting down to a wonderful plate of “instant” jambalaya sounds enticing, getting it to that point…

"Wednesdays – A Little Down-home Southern Cooking"

From the Heart – A Southern Staple – Jambalaya!

Goodness! I’ve had an exhausting week and I think my house is going to permanently harbor the stench of cooking onions.          I cooked a huge batch of jambalaya mix to freeze. While the idea of sitting down to a wonderful plate of “instant” jambalaya sounds enticing, getting it to that point isn’t so great.          One day I am going to learn to chop and cook the onions in the outside kitchen, then…

"From the Heart – A Southern Staple – Jambalaya!"

Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Bean Paste

I can’t tell you how long I have had my eye on Vanilla Bean Paste. That’s why when I came across an advertisement from Nielsen-Massey looking for someone to try the product and review it, I was on it like sticky on candy. And, I knew I had to call in my favorite cousin, Kelly, to help in the taste testing. I love to bake, but I normally stick to the basics. Kelly, on the…

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