There are not too many things that are as easy to make and as delicious to serve as Restaurant Style Salsa. It takes minutes to make and can be as mild or as hot as you choose. Once you’ve tasted this homemade salsa, you’ll never reach for the store bought kind again!
Mardi Gras Cinnamon Roll King Cake is an adaptation of the traditional King Cake. Generally, a dough-filled ring forms the King Cake. I thought it would be fun to cut the filled dough into cinnamon rolls and use them to form the ring. Guess what? It worked like a charm! Also, I should mention that I…
Cajun Pork Boulettes with Spicy Dip are an amazing appetizer. They are perfect for your Mardi Gras celebrations and are easy to put together, albeit a bit time-consuming. The Cajun Pork Boulettes can be made ahead of time and freeze beautifully. What more could you ask? Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!
Surprise your Valentine with this dense, rich, and decadent Flourless Chocolate Cake. Every bite is packed with intense bittersweet chocolate flavor.
Fromage Fort, meaning “strong cheese” in French, is an easy and delicious cheese spread made with leftover cheeses that are in your refrigerator. It literally takes minutes to put together and produces an awesome appetizer that your guests will rave about.
Laizzez les Bon Temps Rouler with this amazing Mardi Gras Swirled Lemon Bark! It’s fun to make and delicious to munch on.
Shrimp Étouffée is Classic New Orleans at its best. It’s perfect for Mardi Gras with spicy shrimp cooked in a delicious roux based sauce. Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!
What would the new year be without Black Eyed Peas? It’s a traditional dish served in the South on New Year’s Day, consisting of a savory black-eyed pea mixture served over rice. To jazz it up, I added Andouille Sausage and Louisiana Skillet Cornbread for a true southern dish. I really wanted to add collard…
Jambalaya is a quintessential New Orleans dish that has its roots in both French and Spanish settlers. Traditionally, jambalaya is made with some sort of sausage, along with some other meat and/or seafood. It includes the trinity of onion, celery, and green bell pepper, along with spicy seasonings and rice. Pasta Jambalaya replaces the rice with…
Mardi Gras Snack Mix is sweet and salty, and coated in white chocolate. It takes minutes to put together and is the perfect munchie for morning, noon and night.