This was an ornery one to photograph, but let me tell you, it may just be the best thing I’ve made this year. Braised chicken thighs in a creamy creole mustard sauce with carrots, celery, raisins, onions and oh-so wonderful spices. This recipe was inspired by a memory from Brigtsen’s Restaurant in New Orleans.
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Oh look! I baked. Well, if preheating my oven and using a cake mix counts? This is a super easy cake with a caramel filling and a topping of whipped cream and crushed Butterfinger candy bars that will have your crowd stampeding to the table. Pin6 Yum Stumble Tweet Share +176Shares 82
Well heck, the weekend is over and lazy lingering over prepared meals is replaced with quick work week dinners. This is a recipe that I’ve had for years. A version of gumbo that has the flavor of a dish that you’ve spent hours fussing over, but actually comes together pretty quickly. Depending on how
My friend Kathy brought this to one of our Wednesday Wine Night events and I hadn’t even swallowed my first bite before I was screaming for the recipe. Pin515 Yum Stumble Tweet Share15 +126Shares 556
You know this is a great recipe when Hubs announced twice “man these potatoes are good” with no mention of the Dijon mustard slathered beer brat on the other side of the plate. Pin5 Yum Stumble1 Tweet Share +18Shares 14
Sweet shrimp glistening is a sauce of orange juice, garlic, Old Bay, cayenne and butter. Need I say more?
Quick, easy, cheap and tasty. Cube steak with Lime Mojo is a great little dinner.
One of our favorite weeknight soup recipes. Pin12 Yum Stumble Tweet Share +110Shares 22
First of all, I’d like to thank Heather over at GriliChef for including me in the Muy Bueno Cookbook Spotlight and Hippocrene Publishing for sending me a sneak preview of the book. As you can imagine, with my love of Southwest and Mexican cuisine, this is a cookbook that will get referenced often in my kitchen.
Have you ever made a fricassee? This was a first for me. I had planned to make coq au vin this past weekend, but when Julia’s instructions included a flambe, I quickly shied away and switched gears towards this Martha Stewart Chicken Fricassee recipe. Pin14 Yum Stumble Tweet Share4 +1Shares 18