Kicked-Up Cole Slaw & #SeriousSandwich

This is my 6th recipe post for #SeriousSandwich, a promotion for Emeril Lagasse’s new cookbook Kicked-Up Sandwiches. As a side to a terrific sandwich, like those made in the last three weeks by the 22 bloggers in the promotion, you might consider Emeril’s Classic Cole-Slaw (page 66).

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BLT Bacon Cups & Chipolte Ranch Dressing

  Bacon is beloved to many, and a favorite ingredient used in creative and innovative ways. This recipe is one that has a genius twist, as instead of relying on a bowl, tortilla shells or bread as a vessel for your food, you can use bacon! Here is how to make bacon cups.

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Southern Succotash

Many like to write about their love of cast iron, and the familial bond that is shared as it passes from one generation to the next. I have treasured cast iron that was passed on to me as well, and I was fortunate when in the division of assets in my first marriage, that I…

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Whole Grain Quinoa Tabouleh With Peppers

We’re entering the second week of The Virtual Potluck ‘Tasty and Healthy New Year Challenge’ sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill and California Olive Ranch, and if you missed last weeks recipe, you will want to click here to get it! Each week in the month of January, all twelve bloggers are giving away BRM and COR products, so you have 48…

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Italian Sausage, Zucchini, and Bell Pepper Bread Pudding

I am thankful that The Secret Ingredient-Morrow Cookbooks decided with Chef Emeril Lagasse, to have a blogging party to promote his newest cookbook, Sizzling Skillets and Other One-Pot Wonders. It has proven to be a hit with all of the bloggers, and I am sure the public will devour it. The last few weeks have…

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Skillet Strata

I wrote my first post on Bouillabaisse for the Emeril Lagasse, One-Pot Wonder Bloggers Party, while in Pensacola with my husband who was on call.  Last weekend, we traveled the area and stopped by some of my favorite farmer’s markets, and also as paid a visit to Mary and Paul, owners and cheese makers of…

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Lobster Mac and Cheese

I made this bowl of goodness last night, as we had family in town visiting for Labor Day. My wonderful husband set up an umbrella over the grill, and bravely faced Tropical Storm Lee, so that he could cook the steaks we had purchased prior to the storm, to go with the new recipe. The mac &…

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Bay Scallops with Corn and Pancetta Salsa

I personally think we have the Best bay scallops around. They are so succulent, juicy and in abundance from Pensacola to Apalachicola, the areas where I spend the majority of my time. Sadly, I have not gone scalloping yet, but I have plans to take my family this month. The season in Florida runs June…

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Crawfish Mashed Potatoes

  This recipe is for Crawfish Mashed Potatoes. It is a comfort food that can be eaten alone, or is especially delicious when placed under a grilled steak or succulent piece of local Gulf fish. I do not recommended buying any packaged crawfish from your grocery or seafood market other than Louisiana crawfish. It just…

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