September 22, 2017

Raspberry Danish Delights {Recipe}

This past Sunday, we had breakfast with friends from church to celebrate the pending arrival of a new little one. Everyone brought a dish and I really wasn’t sure what I was going to bring and wanted to branch out a little bit from standard blueberry muffins. I found the recipe for raspberry danishes that […]

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Zatarain’s!

Happy Mardi Gras 2012 Everyone! As parades are hitting the streets all around New Orleans, enjoy the taste of Mardi Gras, wherever you are, with a little help from the New Orleans original, Zatarain’s! Did you know that Mardi Gras which when translated from French means “Fat Tuesday”, dates back to the 1700’s in South […]

King Cake Cupcakes {Recipe}

These king cake cupcakes were a huge hit! Many people have asked for the recipe and today, with a few days left before Mardi Gras, I am glad to finally be able to share. Throw tradition out of the window and enjoy these cinnamon, pecan cupcakes all year long. You can also try making King […]

Louisiana Chicken Creole {Recipe}

Honestly, I have always eaten shrimp creole and it is mostly shrimp creole that is found on menus around New Orleans. Sometimes when shrimp season is closed and our stash of Louisiana shrimp from the freezer is depleted, I substitute chicken for shrimp. It’s a very easy and flavorful dish to put together and will […]

Luxury Pasta Moments Photo Contest {Recipe: Baked Ziti}

For almost 100 years, Luxury Pasta has been bringing families around the dinner table for pasta filled meals. Pasta is such a versatile ingredient and can be made into a dish that fits your family and now through the Luxury Pasta Moments Photo Contest, Luxury Pasta wants to know what home means to you. Through […]

Cooking Up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found {Product Review}

For New Orleanians, evacuating is just something that we do. If there is one good thing about a hurricane, it is the ability to track it days before it makes landfall. It gives you the time to get your things together and get out of town. Every time I have ever evacuated the first thing […]

King Cake Cookies {Recipe}

They are here! King Cakes hit the shelves on January 6 and will be here until Mardi Gras. When I was a kid that was the only time throughout the year that you could find a king cake. Now a few places change the color of sprinkles on top and sell them all year. Even […]

LSU Cupcake Idea (Part Deaux)

A while back I shared a tie-dyed theme for LSU cupcakes. It involved dying the batter purple and gold and swirling to two together prior to baking. Here is another idea for really cute LSU themed cupcakes! I used a Wilton grass tip #233 to pipe the top of the cupcake with green icing. I […]

Tasty Tailgating Chili {Recipe}

chili pictureThis upcoming weekend is HUGE for Louisiana football fans. The beloved New Orleans Saints will be taking on the Detroit Lions in the Mercedes Benz Superdome on Saturday night in their first playoff game on the road to another Super Bowl win. Then on Monday night the LSU Tigers will be taking on the Alabama […]

Oreo Bon Bons {Recipe}

Oreo Bon Bons are one of my favorite treats! My Uncle  is known for making these for every family occasion and I made them for friends for the first time this past weekend. They are very quick and simple to make and, most importantly, they taste as though you slaved in the kitchen. You can […]