From sweet to savory, pies are the answer for dinner and dessert.
It's Easter week, and I’m looking forward to celebrating all weekend with our family. We’ll start with a simple breakfast at our house made from a basket full of extraordinary ingredients from our local farmers market.
When my friend Joel and I went on a day trip to Cajun country, we ended up talking about the Louisiana Easter tradition known as Batille de Paques, the battle of Easter eggs.
The weather lately has been dreamy — so perfect, it has inspired my dear husband to build us the backyard of our dreams, starting with a toasty fire pit surrounded by comfy Adirondack chairs.
Looking for something new to cook for a meatless Lenten meal? Try my Southwestern Veggie Quinoa Bowl. It's so hardy, I promise you won’t even miss the meat.
Creamy or crunchy, peanut butter is often thought of as a guilty pleasure. But in my trim and terrific recipes, you can enjoy it guilt-free.
Winter doldrums have consumed me lately. All I can bring myself to do, other than shopping for vegetables, is act like one — the proverbial couch potato.
We all know that the word “Carnival” comes from the Latin “carne,” or meat, and “vale,” which means “farewell.” The word refers to feasting before the season of abstinence, Lent.
Do you often find yourself too busy to cook but still want to put a home-cooked meal on the table? One of the best timesaving tips I know is to make-ahead and freeze.
Mardi Gras season is upon us. There are parties to attend and dishes to bring to help celebrate. There’s also a super big football game (we shall not speak its name) this weekend. In short, there is another wave of party food headed our way.
Inspiration for your next big party is as close as Alvin Kamara. Last year, in his rookie season, the Saints running back sensation told Sports Illustrated, in colorful language not suited for a family newspaper, that he took his signing bonus, pu…
Well-cared-for-cast-iron skillets are the backbone of Louisiana cooking. From stove top to oven, they can cook just about anything.
This is my new go-to dip when company pops over to watch the big game — Buffalo Chicken Dip. It has all the flavor you crave without the mess.
“Everyday Slow Cooker: 130 Modern Recipes, with 40 Gluten-Free Dishes and 50 Multicooker Variations” by the Editors of Cooking Light, $24.99, Oxmoor House, 304 pages, paperback
When hearty dishes and dark days threaten to overwhelm the appetite and spirit, winter salads add brightness. Citrus, savory green things and root vegetables can be combined endlessly.
With a chill in the air, nothing warms me up quite like a bowl of soup. These one-pot meals are hearty, satisfying and, best of all, an easy cleanup.
It looks like a bowl of brown, with white beans and turkey or chicken bobbing in the broth. But the depth of flavor in this White Chili belies the appearance of the simple dish.
When you give a gift of a sweet treat or a home-cooked meal, what you're really giving is the gift of time. And, as we get older, we know there's nothing more precious.