A few days ago, Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream released Strawberry Pretzel Pie ice cream "specially made for Dolly Parton."
This is not really a recipe you follow to the letter. It's more like a delicious way to use crawfish boil leftovers.
There are those who want the full bacon-and-eggs treatment for breakfast. Others are happy to nibble their way through a breakfast bar, washing it down with a big mug of coffee.
One of six children born and raised in Baton Rouge, S. Gary Polozola grew up with an appreciation of his faith, family and food all wrapped in a Sicilian tradition.
This coconut confection is my family's "special occasion" cake. I whip it up for birthdays, Christmas and, of course, Easter.
When I’m cooking a classic Louisiana dish, I feel like I've taken a step back in time. It has something to do with the way the aroma of the dish fills my house.
The star of this dish is the sauce. Spicy, sweet and packed with flavor, it turns chicken into a wonderful meal.
"The Veganish Cookbook — Simple, Delicious Plant-Based Recipes & Resources for Everyone” by Nettye Johnson; NJ Publishing; 158 pages
The icy winter weather beat down a lot of the fruits and vegetables we usually enjoy this time of year. Thankfully, some sweet strawberries made it to the farmers market.
We are suckers for oatmeal cookies. And these, with more brown sugar than most, have a slight butterscotchy flavor taking them to cookie nirvana.
We will be forever grateful to George Graham for sharing his recipe for Boudin King Cake, and especially this year when we will be missing our most favorite south Louisiana celebration.
Every January, I clean out so much around the house that the cats and the kids worry they may be next. It all starts with my refrigerator.
The end of this dreadful year is finally here. Of course, we won’t wake up tomorrow to find all the hardships of 2020 have magically disappeared. But the turn of the calendar is a fresh start and with it comes renewed energy to keep moving forward.
From beer bread (which we still contend is a blessing and curse) to chargrilled shrimp to crawfish bisque balls, we've rounded up the recipes that kept our readers coming back for more in 2020.
We should always be doing all we can to fortify our immune systems, especially during the winter months (not to mention in the middle of a pandemic).
Sometimes, dinner at home can be just as dreamy as dinner at your favorite restaurant. Dim the lights, set the table with your best linens, light some candles and cook something you wouldn’t normally make at home.
"Sipping on a Southern Porch: A Collection of Favorite Cocktails and Appetizers" by Patrice Comeaux Ellis, coteacotebrla.com, $20
During this age of “corona business,” as my daughter calls it, I've found myself with some extra time. Working from home, I save those minutes I spent commuting and running out for lunch and errands.
In the old days (you know, pre-coronavirus), right now you might be chomping down on a deep-fried Oreo at the fair.