Classic Cajun dirty rice is a meaty side dish that combines ground chicken livers, ground beef, bell peppers, onion and celery. A lot of traditional Southern dishes can trace their roots back to slave cooking. Dirty rice is one of those dishes. It’s a popular dish that gets its name […]
Easy Instant Pot red beans and rice will have you eating a hot bowl of this beloved Creole comfort food in no time. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. About a year ago, my husband requested – […]
Rich and hearty shrimp gumbo recipe is laden with tender shrimp, crabmeat, oysters and herbs and spices for an authentic Creole flavor. Every summer, my family and I try to make a short trip to the Alabama coast for a few days. We rent a condo with a kitchen and […]
Tasty Southern spin on a cream cheese wontons recipe. Crawfish tails are mixed with cream cheese, wrapped in wonton wrappers and fried until golden brown. I am so excited to share this recipe. I made and photographed it a few weeks ago, but I wanted to wait until the flux […]
Boudin balls are a combination of cooked rice, pork, onions, green peppers, and seasonings rolled in panko breadcrumbs and fried until golden brown. While preparing this post, I found this quote on the Southern Foodways Alliance website that sums up the mystery that is boudin perfectly. “I figure that about 80 […]
I'm Lisa, a first generation Southerner. While I was born and raised in Mississippi, I wasn't raised on Southern food. Then I met and fell in love with a boy who grew up eating his Grandmama's fried chicken and his Mamaw's biscuits and gravy. I realized I had a thing or two to learn about Southern cooking.