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”

A Vegetable Medley of Fresh Flavor

A medley of fresh vegetables cooked until melt in your mouth tender is a great dish to have on hand. I love cooking this dish. I am sure I am not alone when I say that I attach food memories to dishes. This dish always makes me think fondly of my Grandmother and the first time that it was made for her. Continue reading “A Vegetable Medley of Fresh Flavor”

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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Braised Beef Roast Served on a Bed of Egg Noodles with Smoky Gravy

1645Last week, my husband inadvertently shared his “virus” with me. I say inadvertently because I know that he didn’t do it on purpose. Although, it would stand to reason if you have been sick, maybe you should NOT kiss your wife. In my husband’s defense, he thought he was on the mend.

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