Recipe| Beignets

History of Beignets (Pronounced ben~yay) Beignets are the official state doughnut of Louisiana. How this tasty treat ended up in the Pelican State is a typical American migration story. From Rome andGaul, to the Great White North and the Big Easy, beignets are an American success. Europeans have been eating fried dough at least as far back as ancient Rome. Scriblita were a type of … Continue reading Recipe| Beignets

Recipe| Seafood Gumbo

It never fails  every time it gets cold and we see just a little of snow, we feel it's time to bring out the soups and comfort foods to stay warm. Today is no different. Please stay warm and enjoy this recipe:   Ingredients 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups … Continue reading Recipe| Seafood Gumbo

Recipe| Cheese Grits & Shrimp

Every now and then we all get a taste for some good ole' Cajun food.. Cheese grits with shrimp screams soul food mix with a tad a Cajun. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 bacon slices 1 pound unpeeled, medium-size raw shrimp 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 2 teaspoons canola oil 1/2 cup chopped green onions … Continue reading Recipe| Cheese Grits & Shrimp