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poblano chicken chowder in a green and white bowl garnished with green onions

Poblano Chicken Chowder with Wild Rice

Warm up on a chilly evening with a bowl of rich and creamy poblano chicken chowder. Shredded chicken, roasted poblano peppers, wild rice, vegetables and spices create a warm and inviting flavor.  When the weather turns cool, there is nothing I love more than hunkering down in my warm house […]

chicken and sausage gumbo

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

This yummy chicken and sausage gumbo recipe has a taste of New Orleans in ever bite. It’s loaded with chicken, smoked sausage, vegetables and spices. Oak Alley Plantation is a gorgeous antebellum home located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Vacherie, Louisiana, about 50 miles west of New […]

drizzling cream gravy over a piece of country fried steak

Country Fried Steak [Chicken Fried Steak]

Country fried steak is a Southern classic. Tenderized steak cutlets are double battered and breaded, the fried until golden brown. Country fried steak, sometimes known as chicken fried steak, is exactly as the name implies. A thin cut of tenderized beef steak is breaded in flour and seasonings, then fried […]

Caprese baked catfish fillet and a simple salad on a blue and green floral plate with a fork on the side

Caprese Baked Catfish Fillets

Liven up your weekday dinner with these quick but delicious seasoned baked catfish fillets topped with melted cheese, tomato and fresh basil. This post is sponsored by The Catfish Institute. The opinions contained within are my own. August has been designated as National Catfish Month since 1998. Catfish farming is […]

shrimp kabobs with sausage, corn and potatoes threaded on metal skewers on a white platter

Shrimp Kabobs with Sausage, Potatoes and Corn

Why not throw a few of these zesty shrimp kabobs on your grill this summer? Succulent large shrimp are coated with butter and crab boil, then grilled with tender, spicy vegetables and sausage. A good old-fashioned shrimp boil is a summertime favorite in the South. But it can also be […]