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Whenever I do happen to go out to eat somewhere, I always look to see if they serve charcuterie boards. It is one of my favorite appetizers to order, or even have as my meal. So, I decided instead...
If you are searching for things to do in New Orleans with kids, Jazz Fest is a fun and unique (though slightly expensive) event to consider. Jazz Fest features some of the country's best live music, the most insanely...
20 Recipes for Using a Rotisserie Chicken Rotisserie chicken: every mom's dinner savior. Rotisserie chickens are easy, flavorful and super affordable. Better yet; they can be repurposed into dozens of meals! Obvious choices include gumbo and jambalaya, but there are...
If you are looking for things to do in New Orleans with kids, Jazz Fest is absolutely a wonderful event to consider. Jazz Fest offers some of the world's best live music, the most delicious food and is absolutely...
The Easiest Kid-Friendly King Cake Recipe We don't know about y'all, but we're ready to celebrate Mardi Gras with our kids in New Orleans! If you are looking for an easy kid-friendly Mardi Gras activity to enjoy with your kids,...
This past Thanksgiving was far from traditional for my family, and the week before Thanksgiving found me perusing Whole Foods for ingredients for Chicken Corn Chowder rather than preparing for a turkey feast with extended family. While there, I...
I have recently embarked on a twist to Taco Tuesday. I turned Taco Tuesday into Turkey Tuesday. We sometimes still do have tacos on Tuesdays, just not every Tuesday. I do love a schedule and routine and ease of...
I just love a good party dip. The creamy, cheesy (often cream cheesy) goodness on a cracker or chip is just <chef's kiss> to me. We've covered meaty dips like Muffaletta Dip and dessert dips like the S'mores Cheese Ball...
When I graduated high school almost 20 years ago, I received a gift that I still regularly use.  It was a book that the mom of my hometown BFF had filled with all the recipes she made us growing...
By now, it's pretty common knowledge that I'm a HUGE fan of party dips. Although they don't get nearly as much hype as their appetizer or meatier counterparts, dessert dips are a really fun addition to your next party. Dessert dips...
This is pretty obvious to anyone who knows me, but I love dips. Like, I *really* love dips. In fact, I used to throw an annual potluck party called “Dip Fest” where the only things served were -- you guessed it...
I am a born-and-raised New Orleans girl who was blessed enough to grow up eating my MawMaw's red beans and rice nearly every Monday. My husband, however, grew up in Colorado and the first time he'd ever had red beans...
I love Dole Whip. I know, I know... almost everybody who’s ever tasted that cool, sweet pineapple treat says that. But I’m a Dole Whip fanatic. Dole Whip obsessed. If you are unfamiliar with Dole Whip, let me enlighten you. It's pineapple soft...
Many of us have great memories of cooking with our Mothers or Grandmothers. We talk about some amazing recipes we make for special occasions that were passed down over the generations. Most of those memories are of us when...