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Holiday Baking Marathon- Recipe for Cajun Cocoons

It’s cookie baking season around the kitchen. Every year I embark on a cookie baking journey and sell them to local restaurants and caterers. I was taught by a local retired baker how to make these delicious spritz cookies.  I … Continue reading

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Makeover

Local Registered Dietitian and Certified Culinary Professional Paula Tsufis gave me this recipe for Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner made a little lighter. It’s a perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with friends. Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Treat- Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Looking for a unusual treat for your sweetheart on Valentines Day? This silky smooth mousse made from ripe avocados will fit the bill for a unique taste for your love. It’s raw diet friendly, vegan and vegetarian diet acceptable. The … Continue reading

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Tasty Holiday Traditions from Home and Around the Globe

Tasty Holiday Traditions from Home and Around the Globe             Holiday food traditions are many things to many people. In our country it’s a melting pot of collaborated dishes that have been handed down from one generation of well seasoned … Continue reading

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Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Gumbo

This post was so popular last year, it bears repeating. I can’t believe Thanksgiving is here. This whole month has flown by. When I grew up in Louisiana, one of my favorite dishes that my mama made every year was … Continue reading

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Turducken- For a Different Thanksgiving Bird

Turduken is a Louisiana invention made popular by local Cajun Chefs. Deboned stuffed poultry has been a specialty of southern butchers for years. I remember my brother serving a deboned stuffed turkey stuffed with a firey hot rice stuffing that … Continue reading

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Moroccon Spiced Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes- Why not try something new this year?

With Thanksgiving coming up and winter dinner parties, why not try a different flavor of these best loved tubers? I love the sweet and savory spices of Morocco in my holiday cooking. The smokey cumin adds a new dimension of … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns For a Spring Treat

Hot Cross Buns! Hot Cross Buns! History of Hot Cross Buns dates back to 1361 in England, where a priest handed them out to the poor of St. Albans. Traditionally served on Good Friday, these have become a sign of … Continue reading

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Corned Beef And Cabbage, Lighter Style but Not Light on Flavor

Corned Beef is on sale this week, so Don’t miss out on the chance to prepare this great encore recipe just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. I am working on a Hot Cross Bun recipe at the moment to … Continue reading

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World’s Best Fruitcake- and Gluten Free too!

A while back, I was challenged to make a gluten-free traditional wedding cake for my Australian-American sister in law who was getting married and wanted a fruitcake for her wedding cake. After a couple of disasters, I settled on this … Continue reading

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