Creole Fried Okra

Continuing my apparent fried food fest . What can I say? I’m a Southern girl. Fried okra is good. Very good. However, if not seasoned properly, it can be a little bland....more

I love okra but have never worked with it. And now I have no excuses. This is just one more ...more

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 okra and file powder subtle in the finish....more

My mouth is watering - it all looks so good!more

Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Jambalaya

There seem to be as many versions of Jambalaya as there versions of curries or the perfect marinara. Creole, Cajun, with "the trinity" or without, this version is a healthy, low...more