Homemade shrimp stock and crunchy, spicy croutons make this creamy shrimp bisque a warm and inviting treat on a cold day. I swear, it seems like every time I make this bisque I rediscover just how good this is. I mean, in my mind as I’m flipping through the recipe […]
Easy turkey pumpkin chili is perfect for Fall! Black beans and Rotel tomatoes give it a Southwestern kick. A rich and tasty cold weather meal. Just about every food magazine this month contains tips, tricks, and techniques for a fabulous Thanksgiving feast — how to get the juiciest turkey, the […]
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 […]
Black eyed pea soup with ham is a hearty, smoky, and slightly spicy dish that will warm you up even on the chilliest of fall nights. Over a year ago, my husband and I had dinner with another couple at a local restaurant. My husband ordered a bowl of their […]
Classic, from scratch homemade chicken noodle soup is made with roasted chicken, homemade broth, celery, and carrots. If you can’t tell, I am super excited that it’s soup season. Time to drag out all the recipes I’ve hidden away since spring – pumpkin chili, tomato tortellini soup, gumbo. Hungry yet? […]
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.