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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 restaurant that was known for […]

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 I had ever heard of […]

overhead shot of cast iron roast chicken with roasted vegetables, black and white dish towel, meat fork and carving knife to the side

Sweet Tea Brined Cast Iron Roast Chicken

You’ll never eat a dry bird again with this cast iron roast chicken recipe. The sweet tea brine adds flavor and moisture while cast iron produces more even cooking. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Roast […]

overhead shot of side view of sliced bourbon glazed corned beef and roasted vegetables on a white platter with a green napkin, tarnished silver meat fork, glass of beer and small dish of glaze to the side

Bourbon Glazed Corned Beef Brisket

Southern take on a St. Patrick’s day classic – glazed corned beef brisket is basted with bourbon, orange juice, whole grain mustard and brown sugar. Corned beef and cabbage … love it or hate it? As a kid, I was definitely on the hate side. A hunk of salty meat […]

sliced brisket on a cutting board with potato salad, cole slaw and baked beans to the side

Coca-Cola Marinated Oven Baked Brisket

No smoker? No problem! The Coca-Cola marinade used for this oven baked brisket is lends a tangy flavor and will melt in your mouth. The best things come to those who wait. That’s definitely the case with this oven baked brisket. It has to marinate for at least 14 hours, […]