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Seasoning and Sauce Recipes

A delicious sauce can make or break a dish. Not only will you find easy and delicious sauce recipes such as Easy Hollandaise Sauce In The Blender, Homemade Rémoulade Sauce, or Red Eye Gravy, you’ll find a few homemade spice ideas to brighten up your dishes, including Barbecue Dry Rub.

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Southern Jezebel Sauce

Jezebel sauce is a sweet and spicy condiment that originated in the South. Serve as an appetizer over cream cheese or as a glaze over roasted meat. Jezebel. She’s one of history’s first bad girls. Wife of King Ahab, the Bible tells us she persuaded her husband to abandon God […]

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How to Make a Roux

Knowing how to make a roux is a basic cooking skill every aspiring home cook should master. Never made a roux before? I’m sharing some of my favorite tips and techniques. Roux. It’s a funny word and if you were raised anywhere close to Louisiana, you probably know what it […]

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Homemade Fig Preserves

This simple homemade fig preserves recipe contains only five ingredients. But the flavor is undeniably delicious. Whip up a batch today! When I was a little girl, my dad planted a fig tree in my parent’s front yard. Over the last 30-something plus years, it has produced quite a lot […]

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Basic Mayonnaise Recipe

Homemade mayonnaise is super delicious and so easy to make. Whip up this basic mayonnaise recipe today in only a few minutes. In the summertime, I adore a good bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich on homemade bread with a healthy slather of mayonnaise. Until recently, I never gave much thought […]

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Hot Baked Crawfish Dip

If you love crawfish, you will love this ooey, gooey hot baked crawfish dip. Tender crawfish tails are combined with cream cheese, Parmesan, green onions and garlic and served with warm bread or crackers. Even though this crawfish dip is classified as an appetizer, The Husband and I ate it […]