Easy Low Calorie Baked Salmon

Easy Low Calorie Baked Salmon recipe is simple, under 200 calories per servings and tastes great. This salmon entree is easily  prepared at the last-minute and ready to put on the table before you know it. Using wild caught fresh or flash frozen salmon makes this dish hard to beat. Continue reading “Easy Low Calorie Baked Salmon”

Culinary Bag Fish-n-Veggies

 Culinary Bag Fish-n-Veggies  describes the components of this dish. Culinary Parchment Cooking Bags from Paper Chef  give a perfect vehicle to enclose your freshest fish and assorted vegetables. This bag will envelope, steam and keep all the flavors locked in until you deliver the magic to your plate. Bags allow for easy cleanup along with the fresh flavors that it delivers. Continue reading “Culinary Bag Fish-n-Veggies”

Waste Not Want Not Series Shrimp Chowder

The Queen of Thrifty taught me Waste Not Want Not
The Queen of Thrifty as a young woman and Herbert

Waste Not Want Not Series:
potatoes, corn, carrots, garlic and  mushrooms

“Waste not want not” is a hats off tribute to my Irish Grandmother Theda Faye who was the Queen of Thrifty. In our childhood home, my Dad was not a fan of eating leftovers which certainly went against the grain of Theda’s Faye’s entire philosophy. Continue reading “Waste Not Want Not Series Shrimp Chowder”

Shrimp Recipe and Rich Sauce

Fresh Gulf Shrimp
Fresh Gulf Shrimp

Fresh Gulf shrimp make amazing shrimp recipes. Shrimp is a great start to a delicious appetizer recipe or meal. I am fortunate to live near the Gulf Coast and fresh seafood is a special treat.  The shrimp, crabs, craw-fish, oysters and the wide range of  fish is a bonus when cooking and developing recipes. Continue reading “Shrimp Recipe and Rich Sauce”

Spicy Corn and Crawfish Chowder

Spicy Corn and Crawfish Chowder and November arriving has our attention focused on Fall season. Leaves are changing and finally falling. Our weather has turned cool. Well, Hades has left us here on the Gulf Coast, but it is not cool. On the Gulf Coast we are able to still  wear sandals, short sleeves and paddle boarding is still an option.  I won’t even think about sweaters until later in the year.

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Learn to Make Shrimp, Sausage and Okra Gumbo like you were “born there”

When people think of foods that represent Louisiana, Gumbo is always at the top of the list. As a signature dish, Gumbo certainly represents the melting pot that New Orleans became famous for. The different countries that owned the territory of Orleans that eventually became Louisiana, all left their stamp in the architecture and the cuisine.

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Hauntingly Delicious Shrimp Dip

 

My cousin's and I on our way to an egg hunt. I'm the tall brunette.
My cousin’s and I on our way to an egg hunt. I’m the tall brunette.

 

In my childhood, I was surrounded by great food choices in New Orleans. Not that my parents allowed us to choose.  Nor will we discuss the “juicing” phase that my parents forced us to participate in during the 70’s. My mom went through an entire health craze long before it was popular.

Our snack choices were apple, banana, plum or grapes. No bunny white bread at our house. No sodas. No fun cereal with prizes. Life was hard.

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