This is a traditional Southern feast on New Year’s Day. It’s a wonderful blend of rice, black-eyed peas, and ham that will make you happy all year. 1 1/2 cups dried black-eyed peas 6 strips salt pork or bacon, diced 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cups cooked rice Salt and pepper to taste Dash of […]

Rick’s Favorite Meatloaf

Brown Sugar-Ketchup Glaze: 2 cups ketchup or chili sauce 4 Tablespoons light or dark brown sugar 4 teaspoons cider or white vinegar Mix all ingredients in a small bowl; set aside. Meat Loaf: 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon broiled steak seasoning 1 teaspoon […]

Chicken Pot Pie

The roots of this traditional Southern classic go back a long way. Recipes for poultry or beef baked in a pastry crust can be traced back to Medieval times in the British Isles.. The term “pot pie” originally referred to the cooking method (cooked in a pot) rather than to the dish itself, and first […]

4 pounds pork spareribs 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup ketchup 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup orange juice 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce 1/2 teaspoon salt Heat spareribs and enough water to cover to boiling in 5-quart saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 hour or […]

Tuna Casserole

8-ounces egg noodles 1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas 1 (8-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup 1 cup milk 1 1(2 1/2-ounce) can tuna, drained 1/2 cup plain or seasoned breadcrumbs tossed with 3 tablespoons melted butter -or 1/2 cup crushed Ritz crackers tossed with 3 Tbps. melted butter or margarine Heat the oven to 375 […]

8 pork chops 3 cups bread cubes 1/4 cup diced celery – sauted lightly 1 cup chopped oysters 1/2 cup oysters liquor 1 cup diced onions 1 cup crabmeat 2 eggs Salt and pepper to taste Combine all dry ingredients with crabmeat, oysters and eggs. Mix as you would any bread stuffing. Place about 1 […]

2 dozen oysters 3 eggs 4 ounces beer 3 tablespoons Creole Mustard 10 ounces Fish Fry mix 1 cup corn meal 3 tablespoons Crab Boil seasoning Oil for fryer Set deep fryer to 350¡. Mix eggs, beer and Creole Mustard. Add oysters and set aside in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Blend Fish Fry, corn […]

Crab Stuffed Shrimp

2 shallots, chopped 1/4 cup white wine 2 lemons, squeezed 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 tsp. Minced Garlic 1/8 tsp. Paprika 1/4 tsp. Cajun Seasoning 1 teaspoon Lemon Pepper 1 teaspoon Parsley Flakes 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 1 pound lump crab meat 1 lpound large shrimp, cleaned and deveined In a […]

Oysters Evangeline

This dish combines the subtle taste of fresh sage and oysters in a cream sauce. 24 medium oysters in shells 1/4 cup sausage drippings (preferably) or bacon drippings 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions (including green tops) 6 Tbsp.s all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whipping cream 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1/2 […]

3 pounds cooked fresh seafood (shrimp, scallops, oysters, clams) 1 cup cooked rice Saute in butter: 1/2 cup chopped red pepper 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped Vidalia onion 3/4 cup cream 1 can Cream of mushroom soup 1 cup mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce White pepper (to taste) Cook […]