Cornbread Dressing Ingredients: 6 cups finely crumbled Cornbread.  (If making cornbread from a mix, use 15 oz of the mix to make your cornbread.  And you will have a little extra cornbread to enjoy.) 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 2 ribs celery (diced) 1 medium onion (diced) 2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme leaves, or 2 teaspoons (dried and crushed) 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage leaves or crushed 1/4 cup minced fresh-leaf parsley 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 2/3 Read more [...]

Deviled Crab Eggs


backfin or lump crab meat
cayenne pepper


Boil eggs and cut in half lengthwise.
Remove the egg yolks.
Mix egg yolk, crab meat, scallions, mayonnaise, cayenne pepper.
Chop up real fine.
Other seasonings can be added to taste, i.e. dry mustard.
Place the mixture into the boiled egg whites.


Good Ole Yellow Rice

Ingredients: 49oz can of chicken broth 3 cups uncooked Uncle Ben's® rice 1/4 of medium green bell pepper (diced) 1/4 of medium red bell pepper (diced) or pimientos can be used as substitute 1 small onion (diced) 5 bacon strips seasoning salt ground black pepper table salt BIJOL® yellow food coloring Instructions: Cook bacon strips in a 3-quart pot on low heat (don't burn the bacon). Once the bacon produces enough bacon drippings, sauté onions and bell peppers (don't burn onions Read more [...]

Turkey Wings

Ingredients: 4 Turkey wings 1 Box Lipton® onion soup mix 2 Pinches crushed red pepper 4 Capfuls of vinegar 1-1/2 to 2 cups of water 1 stick of low or non fat margarine Instructions: Place Turkey wings in a deep roasting pan and salt pepper to taste. Mix onion soup mix with water vinegar and red pepper. Pour into bottom of pan. Cut margarine into small chunks and place around wings. Place into oven and heat at 350 degrees for 1-1/2 hours or until done. Note: This is a delicious Read more [...]

Beignets (French doughnuts)

Ingredients: 1/2 Cup butter 1 cup hot water 1 cup flour, sifted A good pinch of salt 4 eggs Powdered sugar Oil for deep frying 1 cup sifted flour A good pinch of salt Instructions: Drop 1/2 cup of butter and a good pinch of salt into a skillet containing 1 cup of hot water. Bring to a boil and add 1 cup of sifted flour. Stir and cook thoroughly until it comes together and pulls away from the skillet. Turn off heat and add 4 eggs. You must beat after each egg you put in. Now Read more [...]

Hush Puppies


2 Cups Corn Meal
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1 Onion (Grated)
1/2 Cup Flour
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Egg
milk (just enough to make dough)
Oil or Fat for frying


Combine dry ingredients, mix well and make hole in the center.
Add egg and milk to make a stiff dough.
Shape into balls and drop into fat, fry until golden brown.


Tamale Pie

Ingredients: 2 Cup Cornmeal 6 Cup Boiling Water 2 Tablespoon Fat (depends on how lean meat is) 1 lb Hamburger or ground Turkey 1 Clove Garlic, minced 1 Small Onion, chopped 1/2 Green Pepper, chopped 1 No. 2 Can Crushed Tomatoes 2 Teaspoon Salt 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder Water Margarine Instructions: Sift the cornmeal slowly into the rapidly boiling water, stirring constantly. Cook until thick, about fifteen minutes and then salt to taste. Line the bottom and sides of a greased Read more [...]