Homemade Pickles * Summer staple

Homemade Pickles * Summer staple

In my Kitchen this Thursday I am sharing some great pickle recipes. Make these now and be ready for Picnic Season this Summer. 8-10 cucumbers/sliced then3 onions3 cloves garlic /thin sliced1 tsp each : dry mustard,turmeric,celery seed2 tsp dill seed1/4 C Salt4 Cups vinegar4 C Sugar Mix well and place in jars. Refrigerate for at [...]

Strawberry and Sour Cream

Strawberry and Sour Cream

It's Strawberry time ! And today is National Strawberry & Creams Day . Mine today is made with sour cream : 1 quart of fresh strawberry / cleaned and hauled2 C Sour Cream 1 C white Sugar Combine the strawberries and sugar in a bowl; mash until the strawberries are completely crushed and the sugar [...]

Dandelion Greens Recipe *

Dandelion Greens Recipe *

Happy Weed Day ! No ! Not that type of weed but the kind you find growing in your backyard now that Spring has sprung . Today in my kitchen -Dandelion greens . I have been out picking them since I use the flowers in lotions and had some leftovers stems /greens so here's a [...]

In My Kitchen : Shepard Pie

In My Kitchen : Shepard Pie

In my Kitchen this Thursday it's all about St Patrick Day so enjoy : What is Shepard Pie? Shepherd's pie or cottage pie is a meat pie with a crust or topping of mashed potato. The recipe has many variations, but the defining ingredients are minced red meat, cooked in a gravy or sauce with  [...]

Coconut Torte or Cake Day !

Coconut Torte  or Cake Day !

1 box white cake mix 1 C water1/3 C oil1/4 C buttermilk3 eggs2 oz white chocolate (melted) Food coloring ( green or blue) 12 oz whipped fluffy white frosting2 C sweetened flack ed coconut Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease 2 (9-inch) round cake pans with shortening; lightly flour.2In large [...]

No Meat Friday * Seafood Jambalaya

No Meat Friday * Seafood Jambalaya

Today in My Kitchen is a quick and easy Seafood Jambalaya : It;s very common in South Louisiana to find Seafood as the choice of meat on Friday . As many Catholics abide by the No Meat on Friday rule. But since we are in Lent season I thought I would share these recipes featuring [...]

Louisiana Jambalaya recipe

Louisiana Jambalaya recipe

Happy Thursday ! And I am in the kitchen making a pot of Jambalaya : At Mardi Gras time it's all about easy recipes that can feed a ton of people -so if the Party is at your house Jambalaya and French bread and a salad is on the menu. Jambalaya; Sausage and Rice in [...]