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Strawberry Champagne Cocktail

This tasty strawberry champagne cocktail combines fresh strawberry puree, fresh ginger and champagne — perfect for brunch, shower or a holiday party. I don’t know how things are done where you live, but when we throw a brunch in Mississippi there is typically some sort […]

overhead shot of carved beer can chicken on a white plate with bowls of potato salad, cold beer and sauce on the side

Drunk Chicken [Oven or Grill]

Tender and juicy drunk chicken is seasoned with a blend of Cajun-inspired herbs and spices. Serve with my homemade sauce on the side for maximum flavor. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this […]

overhead shot of two blue bowls filled with potato salad, celery stalks, colorful hardboiled eggs and roast chicken to the side

Southern Potato Salad

Southern potato salad is sure to be a crowd favorite at your next barbecue. Tender red potatoes mixed with tangy mayo, hard boiled eggs, celery, pimentos, pickle relish and mustard. Is it really a backyard barbecue without potato salad? I rank it right up there […]

two gray plates with oysters on toast sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, sliced green onions, glasses of white wine, a hand spooning an oyster onto a piece of bread

Oven Baked Oysters

Oven baked oysters are topped with a buttery mixture of garlic, herbs, and white wine and sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Several years ago, The Husband and I made a road trip to Louisiana to visit friends. They took us out to a seafood […]

cooked Cajun shrimp laying on a bed of rice garnished with green onions in a blue bowl.

Cajun Shrimp and Rice [Shrimp Delicate]

Cajun shrimp and rice, also known as shrimp delicate, is a savory shrimp dish served with a rich velvety gravy over rice. About a year or so ago, a reader left a nice comment on my post for Crawfish Cornbread with Gravy. He asked if […]