July 26, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sweet Potato Casserole {Recipe}

5.0 from 1 reviews Print Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe : Side Dish   Recipe for a Divine Sweet Potato Casserole! Supposedly Ruth’s Chris Recipe. Ingredients Crust: 1 cup brown sugar ⅓ cup flour 1 cup chopped pecans ⅓ stick butter, melted Combine above ingredients in mixing bowl and set aside Sweet Potato Mixture 3 cups mashed […]

Caramel Pecan Chocolate Cake a.k.a Heaven on a Plate

chocolate pecan cakeI made this as a request for a friend’s birthday. I have been on a roll making cupcakes and this was the first cake I have made in a really, really long time. I agreed to try, but told her that if I failed miserably and was left with a tower of crumbs that I […]

Family Fun in the Kitchen| Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Last Friday, my oldest had a day off from school and we made one of his favorite breakfast treats, cinnamon rolls. Of course, when my 8 year old is in the kitchen he always tries to add a “kid inspired” twist to everything we cook. This cooking adventure was no different and we had cinnamon […]

New Orleans Wedding Cake Cupcakes {scratch}

new orleans wedding cake    I shared how I make New Orleans Wedding Cake Cupcakes using a box mix that is doctored up. It’s a quick way to make delicious cupcakes, but when I have the time I like to take them up a notch and make them from scratch. The distinct NOLA wedding cake flavor really comes […]

Louisiana Marinated Crab Claws

Anytime we go to a restaurant that has marinated crab claws on the menu, I can guarantee you that my husband will order them. Of all the ones he has tried, Copeland’s of New Orleans is his favorite. This recipe was listed all over the web as similar to Copeland’s. I made them last weekend and although slightly different […]

Cajun Jambalaya

I shared this post at Cajunlicious, a great site featuring delicious Cajun recipes, and now I am sharing it here. Enjoy! New Orleans is a city filled with traditions, a colorful history, and lots of perseverance. Growing up, Sundays in the spring were reserved for crawfish boils, Sundays in the fall were for Saints football, […]

A Southern Girl’s Easy Peach Cobbler

Peach cobbler is a Southern delicacy. Unlike pie, cobblers do not have a bottom crust and they are traditionally served hot with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream. Cobblers come in many flavors such as blackberry, blueberry, and, of course, peach. Peach is definitely my favorite variety. The texture and sweetness of the peaches go perfect […]