Poinsettia Cocktails & Family Christmas Traditions I recently wrote that there’s nothing like tradition to bind a family together. And I meant it. Tradition and faith go hand-in-hand. So do tradition and family. You may recall that one of our all-time favorite cookbooks was written by Chef Emeril Lagasse and Marcelle Bienvenu. It’s called Louisiana Real […]
Chef John Besh stands for something. I like that. I also like what he stands for. Family. It’s All About Family About this time last year, Chef John Besh published a cookbook entitled My Family Table. It’s “a passionate plea for home cooking,” and it quickly became one of my favorite cookbooks. The recipes are […]
Judy Walker, food editor for the Times-Picayune (and co-author of Cooking Up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found in the Times-Picayune of New Orleans) interviews Leah Chase in her kitchen at Dooky Chase in New Orleans. Behind-the-scenes stuff. Fun! It’s kinda hard to hear, and it’s a bit long. But, if you like kitchens, and […]
I came across this video clip from Alton Brown’s Good Eats. Kooky, I know. But Alton is so cool… and this fits with our recent excursion to the Greek Fest in New Orleans. Enjoy!
Yes, we are in Advent, preparing for Christ’s coming, but we are also preparing for family celebrations at Christmas. These celebrations often entail gift-giving. I don’t know about you, but I am often at a loss about what to give certain people. When I find myself at a loss, I usually just get them something […]