New Orleans Pecan Pralines

Posted: February 9, 2016 at 6:57 pm   /   Food

Since it’s the holidays and I’m in a giving mood, I’ve decided to give you my very addictive praline recipe. INGREDIENTS 4 cups of sugar 1  12 – ounce can of evaporated milk 1 stick of butter 1 tablespoon of vanilla 1 teaspoon of salt 12 […]

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Creole Apple Sausage Cornbread Stuffing

Posted: November 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm   /   Food, Highlights

Add a little spice to your Thanksgiving meal this year with this creole stuffing recipe! SERVINGS: 8 – 10 INGREDIENTS • 1 pound Jimmy Dean Premium Pork Sausage regular • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced • 1 medium onion, diced • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped • […]

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Creamy Baked Macaroni And Cheese

Posted: June 16, 2015 at 5:40 pm   /   Food, Highlights

In this video I show you how I make my son’s favorite dish, creamy baked macaroni and cheese, for his graduation party. Recipe below. SERVINGS: 8 INGREDIENTS • 16 oz box of macaroni • 10 oz Velveeta original cheese • 4 cups shredded Coby-Jack • […]

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Gumbo Lite – Under 200 Calories

Posted: June 14, 2015 at 8:29 pm   /   Food

I’m from New Orleans, so I love gumbo! The best pot of gumbo was always made in the home of someone’s grandma (usually mine). But with all the butter or oil from the rue, fatty sausages and chicken skin, it could add a few pounds.  Here’s a […]

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Make A Mother’s Day Edible Bouquet

Posted: May 7, 2015 at 5:41 pm   /   Food

My daughter surprised me with an early Mother’s Day arrangement out of cupcakes! To Make this you’ll need: A flower pot (she used two plastic pots, a smaller one inside the larger one), floral foams, silk leaves, wooden skewers, cupcake cups and green tissue paper. […]

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Easter To Go Bags

Posted: March 30, 2015 at 8:00 am   /   Food

If you’re like me, you’re sometimes surprised by family and friends who drop by for the holidays. So I like to have a big homemade basket on my counter filled with goodies for my kids and whoever stops by! Making your nieces and nephews or your neighbors’ kids feel special could […]

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Cooking Crawfish Étouffée With Chef Averriel Thomas

Posted: March 7, 2015 at 6:52 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Food, Highlights

Chef Averriel Thomas of The Fat Creole Tomato catering in New Orleans, joins me in my kitchen to cook up a quick and easy crawfish étouffée! Recipe below. SERVINGS: 4        Calories: 555     Fat Grams: 14 INGREDIENTS 1 lb crawfish tails 1/2 medium onion  1/2 cup diced […]

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Easy Chocolate Turtle Recipe

Posted: February 12, 2015 at 10:44 am   /   Food

My husband brings me chocolate turtles every Valentine’s Day. It is a tradition he took over after my father passed on.  It’s very important to me to have this chocolate candy as my Valentine treat. My kids really enjoy the treat and most times they eat them before I […]

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Apple Cider Tini Twist

Posted: November 19, 2014 at 5:57 pm   /   Food

Here’s a fun, warm drink for Fall  – Apple Cider Tini Twist. [categoryvideothumb type=category id=7]

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