It's now been a year since Rob gifted me this laptop. I've probably posted 100 recipes since then. It's hard to believe that 2018 is coming to a close! I don't know about y'all, but my family always has a specific meal for New Year's Day. It's a tradition and it's supposed to bring you… Continue reading Shrimp and Greens Stew
Gumbo made easy by making it in the crockpot. Use chicken, shrimp and sausage to add extra flavor to the Cajun-tomato broth!
It's officially fall, y'all! Granted, my fall decor has been up since the beginning of August. What can I say? I love fall. I've been adding more fall decor here and there, including this spark of craftiness I had yesterday... Rob and I spent a lot of the day cleaning our house and going through… Continue reading Creamy Cajun Chicken Spaghetti Squash
Anyone else feel like this week has just flown by? Granted, it is still only Tuesday, but my day is basically over---so technically I'm on Wednesday time right now. TV news has been eventful and quick-paced these last two days, despite my fears of the holiday slump. Mondays are typically really slow in news. There's… Continue reading Shrimp & Sausage Skillet
When it rains here, it pours. I'm talking literal, drenchworthy rain. The last few times we've had rain in OKC, it has dumped gallons upon gallons on the city. Were talking roads flooding, power lines snapping, and dozens of wrecks on the roads. The last time it rained, it looked like a Cat 5 hurricane… Continue reading Blackened Shrimp with Smoked Gouda Cauliflower Grits
The skies opened up this morning and dumped gallons and gallons of rain on OKC. The dreary and cold Spring morning was just what the doctor ordered. We're still recovering from devastating wildfires out west, and our rain this "storm season" has been anywhere close to where it needs to be for this time of… Continue reading Shrimp & Lentil Jambalaya
Louisiana holds a special place in my heart. My first visit to the state was in the early 2000's. My grandpa and parents and I drove down to Alexandria so we could meet some of my grandpa's relatives. It was, as you say, love at first sight. And first bite, in my case. I was… Continue reading Oyster Mushroom Etouffee