Top Posts of 2015

2015, where did you go? It seems like just yesterday you came into my life. And now, you are ready to depart, leaving me behind. But with all honesty, I am ready to let you go! Buh Bye! Thank you to my readers for riding along with me on this journey of food, family and […]

Gumbo Step-by-Step Tutorial

Gumbo is not just a dish to serve for Sunday dinner, or to guests on special occasions. Gumbo is a tradition. Gumbo recipes are passed generation to generation in families from Louisiana. Just as Kentucky has its Burgoo and Georgia its Brunswick stew, gumbo is all about the melting pot that is Louisiana. On the […]

Tasso Ham and Langostino Tail Gumbo

  Gumbo.  The name alone invokes the bayous of Louisiana, steamy and swampy. Or maybe the wild debauchery of Bourbon St. in the French Quarter of New Orleans. For me it means memories of family sitting around the dinner table with big bowls of chicken, sausage, shrimp and crab leg stuffed gumbo. The taste of […]