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 […]
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 […]
Southern potato salad is sure to be a crowd favorite at your next barbecue. Tender red potatoes mixed with tangy mayo, hard boiled eggs, celery, pimentos, pickle relish and mustard. Is it really a backyard barbecue without potato salad? I rank it right up there with barbecue baked beans and […]
Love crab cakes, but don’t love the mess of frying? Give these oven baked crab cakes a try! Authentic flavor without the mess. Crab cakes are one of my guilty pleasure. I love ordering them in a restaurant. But I don’t often cook them at home. I hate frying — […]
Grillades and grits is a traditional New Orleans brunch dish. Seasoned round steak is slowly braised until tender with vegetables and served over creamy corn grits. Methods for the Instant Pot, slow cooker and stovetop are included. Grillades and grits is a dish I’m familiar with, but never tried to […]
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.