I love sharing the recipes that I make and enjoy with my family, as well as the stories behind them.
I focus on family-style meals and desserts, and I love getting my two boys into the kitchen with me.
I don’t love everything about living in the South. August, for instance, is truly terrible. And every time I go over when to use “good” and when to use “well” in my ACT prep class, at least one student says “That just doesn’t sound right!” My standard answer: “You live in northeast Louisiana. You probablyContinue reading “Spinach Madeline”
Thanksgiving was one of my mom’s favorite holidays. No present-buying stress… just good food and all of her family around us. She hosted every year — her family, my dad’s family, neighbors, friends — everyone was always welcome and we usually had over 20 people there. My Uncle Bill always smoked the turkey and broughtContinue reading “Cornbread Dressing”
My husband is a “cake person,” but I am a “pie person.” The boys claim to be cake people, too, so for most of the year when we celebrate birthdays, report cards, and soccer victories, it tends to be with cake. But Thanksgiving is when all my pie loving goes on display. I start experimentingContinue reading “Apple Cranberry Streusel Pie”
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