New Orleans Pralines Recipe

When we visit my parents in New Orleans, I enjoy getting together with my Dad to whip up some of his delicious pralines. We always double or even triple this recipe! This is his recipe and it works every time.

Lemon Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

Oven Dried Tomatoes Recipe

So, DH and I are on diets…uh, I mean, we’re making “lifestyle changes.” You understand. Anyway, I picked up a couple of pints of cherry tomatoes on my last grocery run, only to learn that he prefers “the big tomatoes you can slice.” OK, so I’m not a huge tomato fan either, but I certainly […]

Olivia’s Awesome Peanut Butter Banana Sauce

Olivia, my DD who was home from college this weekend, looked at my pile of rapidly ripening bananas with concern. If we (she said “we”, but she meant me) didn’t do something with those bananas soon…blah, blah, blah. I told her that I was making pancakes for breakfast, so banana pancakes?  Nope.  And off she […]

Chutney Chicken Salad Recipe

I love chicken salad…the traditional variety and most of its iterations.  This Chutney Chicken Salad is one of my new favorites.  I use a mild, yellow curry in this one, so it’s not spicy. The original recipe came from Southern Living, and I’ve tweaked it a bit. When served as a salad, it’s particularly good with bacon […]