Recipes

Strawberry Bread

Ingredients for Strawberry Bread 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup oil 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups diced strawberries 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour Ingredients for Glaze ...

Garlic Butter Chicken w/ Parmesan Cauliflower Rice

Ingredients for Chicken 2 large boneless and skinless chicken breasts halved horizontally to make 4 1/2 cup fresh Parmesan, finely grated Salt and fresh cracked pepper 2 large cloves garlic, grated 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 4 tablespoons unsalted butter divided Ingredients for Cauliflower...

Millionaire Pie

Ingredients 1 prepared graham cracker crust 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 1 can 15.25oz crushed pineapple, well drained 1 cup maraschino cherries drained & chopped 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz 5 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon maraschino cherry juice ...

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Chargrilled Oyster Dressing Recipe

Ingredients for Chargrilled Oyster Dressing Recipe Jimmy dean sausage (one roll) 2 dozen oysters shucked 12-16 oz Martha white cornbread 1 sweet onion chopped 1 bell pepper chopped 1/2 stalk of celery minced Seafood stock 6 tbsps Butter 1 tsp Garlic Parmesan Cheese Directions for Chargrilled Oyster Dressing...

Tchoupitoulas Po Boy

Fried Chicken Festival 2017

This year, New Orleans hosted the 2nd annual National Fried Chicken Festival.  Hosted by a good chef friend of mine, Chef Jeff, I wowed the crowd with my version of a friend chicken po-boy aka the Tchoupitoulas Po Boy.  This is a fried garlic chicken Po...

New Orleans Beignets

Homemade Beignets

During my time on Hallmark's Best Home Cook, I made homemade beignets.  A beignet is the French term for a pastry made from deep-fried choux pastry.  Cafe Du Monde is one of New Orleans' most famous places to get beignets from, as people make it a...

Crawfish Nachos

One day my daughter was ranting and raving about this photo online of crawfish nachos and how she had to have them.  Later on that day, she and my husband went to one of the only places in town that sold them but they were...

Double Berry Banana Smoothie

Double Berry Banana Smoothies

This is the perfect blank canvas for a smoothie or a meal replacement.  Double Berry Bananas Smoothies include all of my favorite fruits, but like I always say: make the recipe yours!  Include your own fruits based on the format I give you. So if...

Italian Sausage and Creamy Pasta

Italian Sausage & Creamy Pasta

Thanks for tuning in to my first livesteam!  This is the recipe for the Italian Sausage & Creamy Pasta dish that was made during the livesteam.  You can catch the next show by taking a look at my schedule of cooking classes. Ingredients 1 Package of...

Cajun Jambalaya Pasta

Cajun Jambalaya Pasta

I was honored to be named Hallmark Home & Family Best Home Cook!  It was a great couple of days, sharing experiences with the other cooks and reminiscing about the connection these dishes have to my family.  Over the course of the contest, I made...