Brunswick Stew

A favorite in the south, it is served alone as a main course, or as a prelude to barbecue in most places.

Food Safety Tips

Here are a few tips to make sure you and your family are safe from food-borne illness. A lot of this is just plain common sense-its not hard to keep your kitchen safe . Make sure raw meat is kept separate from any other deli meat or other foods that aren’t going to be cooked. […]


One of my favorite Cajun dishes.

File Gumbo

Ingredients: 1/2 lb. margarine 1 rib celery, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 4 sprigs parsley, finely chopped 1/2 green pepper, finely chopped 4 toes garlic, finely chopped 1/2 C flour 1 gallon shellfish stock or water 3 bay leaves 1/2 lb. smoked ham, diced 6 crabs (cleaned and quartered) 1/2 lb. hot sausage (1/4″ slices) […]

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Cajun Shrimp Creole

This is a New Orleans classic.

Chicken and sausage gumbo is a classic Cajun dish. It’s a delicious combination of chicken and andouille sausage, celery, onions and peppers

Oyster Stew

A simple homemade favorite from Betty Masters’ kitchen for those cool fall evenings.

Something to warm up the night.

A creamy enhancement for Tomato Soup.