August 17, 2017

Cornbread: Sweet or Salty (Recipes)

sweet cornbreadToday in the city, the lunch special all across town will be traditional    New Orleans Red Beans and Rice. Having red beans on Monday started because it used the leftover meat from Sunday dinner and could be left generally unattended while the washing was done. Traditionally, cornbread is served along with the dish. Some eat it separately, while others […]

New Orleans Red Beans & Rice

It’s Monday and what’s for dinner? Around here on Monday it’s most likely going to be a plate of red beans and rice. Tradition says that on Monday you did the washing and put on a pot of beans with the leftover meat from Sunday’s ham.  It is usually served with additional sausage or meat on […]