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”

A Savory Cake of Bread, Sausage and Cheese

Waste Not Want Not Series
Leftover Item: 6 cups Bread

As a creative person, I realize that I think about things from a different perspective. Not that my perspective is better, it is just different. Continue reading “A Savory Cake of Bread, Sausage and Cheese”

A Walk on the Chilly Side

Waste Not Want Not Series
Leftover Item: Turkey or Chicken

Even on the Gulf Coast this week, it is chilly. In December I typically find myself in a place to brag about our sunshine and temperate winter climate. Continue reading “A Walk on the Chilly Side”

Seared Bone-In Pork Chop, Eggplant and covered in Spicy Corn-N-Crawfish Sauce

Grand Mother Theda Faye
Grand Mother Theda Faye

Waste Not Want Not Series
Left-over item: Spicy Corn & Crawfish Soup

My Grandmother Theda Faye, cooked the best fried pork chops. They were a beautiful golden brown. The chop was coated in a crispy crust that was delicious. The meat was hot and juicy. It was a party in your mouth. My mouth is watering, just thinking about those chops.

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Chief, Cook and Laundry-washer

Waste Not Want Not Series
Leftover Item: Ham Bone

Saturday is a great day to cram in, all sorts of fun activities and the “dreaded chores”. My Saturday started out well with a great cup of Costa Rican dark roast coffee with a splash of creme. I have tried to stop adding sugar to my coffee. At this point, I still want sugar. I hope that it passes soon.

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