Many years ago, I sat at the kitchen counter in my mentor’s home on Hilton Street in Monroe, Louisiana, and watched Sara Greene prepare this comforting pot of Chicken Corn Chowder for her house full of rowdy boys. I can still see her bright smile as she gave me cooking instructions. Fifteen minutes and a … Continue reading 15 Minute Chicken Corn Chowder
Spicy Pretzel Sticks are a prized snack for our boys, their teachers, and our friends. After multiple requests for the recipe, I thought it was time to share the love. Several hours are needed for the pretzel coating to dry out, so be sure to make Spicy Pretzel Sticks the day before you would like … Continue reading Comfort, Joy, & Spicy Pretzel Sticks
Cook once and Eat twice. We are once again putting our holiday leftovers to work in the Ganey house with Breakfast Creme Brulee. Creme Brulee means burnt cream and is a rich, decadent dessert enjoyed in fine dining establishments all over the world. We are bringing it to the Breakfast Table. Breakfast Creme Brulee is … Continue reading Putting Your Leftovers to Work, Part 2
Cook once & Eat twice.
Put your leftovers to work this holiday weekend and spend more time enjoying your family and friends around the table, instead of over the stove. Continue reading Putting Your Leftovers to Work
I adore reading cookbooks, cooking magazines, and recipes in general. The pages of well-worn Jr. League cookbooks, church cookbooks, and hand-written recipe cards call to me with memories of holidays past, afternoons in the kitchen with my mom, family reunions at Lake D’Arbonne, and platters of my Great Aunt Louise’s tea cakes that were enjoyed … Continue reading Cookbooks and Caramel Heavenlies
It’s Taco Tuesday, and the Crock Pot has been slowly simmering “Tac’o the Town” Taco Soup. The tantalizing aroma greeted me at the door when I walked in from school this afternoon. Friends, this taco soup is a simple and tasty way to use leftover taco meat and help clear your pantry shelves. I’m pretty … Continue reading “Tac’o the Town” Taco Soup