Yet Another Gumbo

Yet Another Gumbo

Yet Another Gumbo   Ingredients 4 oz vegetable oil4 oz all-purpose flour1 1/2 1b raw, whole, head-on medium-sized (31-50 count) shrimp2 qt water1 cup diced onion1/2 cup diced celery1 1/2 cup diced green peppers2 Tbsp minced garlic1 1/2 cup peeled, seeded and...
Trussing a Chicken

Trussing a Chicken

Trussing a Chicken I’ve not tried this yet, but one day I will. I’m interested in roasting chicken to use in pot pies, etc....

Collection of Crawfish Etouffee Recipes

Collection of Crawfish Etouffee Recipes   Louisiana Style: Allrecipes.com allrecipes.com/recipe/76155/louisiana-crawfish-etouffee/ Stir in the flour until well blended. Gradually stir in the tomato sauce and water, then add the crawfish tails and bring to a simmer....

Todd’s Creek

Todd’s Creek I grew up literally on the bank of a bayou in Memphis, Tennessee. Of course, we didn’t call it a “bayou.” We called it “The Ditch.”  It’s real name was “Todd’s Creek,” which I sometimes call just “Todd Creek” (leaving out the possessive). Or I...

Jesus on the Wall

Jesus on the Wall As far back as I can remember, the picture hung on my grandmother’s wall in her living room. Jesus holds a little lamb in one arm, and a shepherd’s crook in the other hand. Sheep gather around, and one looks up at Jesus (Like he knows him and trusts...