Seafood gumbo at last

I love seafood gumbo, and I love making it even though it takes a couple of ¬†hours to prepare. Making it in the summertime is great because I can get fresh Gulf shrimp on the Mississippi coast and fresh vegetables from the farmers markets in town. I’m sharing my recipe for¬†seafood gumbo if you’d like […]

Farmers market fare is colorful

When I visit my friend Melon, I like to cook for her – mostly because she likes my cooking! So I always try to make it fun and memorable. This last trip I brought some veggies from the farmers market in my town: acorn squash, beets, kale. I think buying local and buying fresh makes […]

Signature Chefs event helps babies while having fun

I volunteer with the March of Dimes, and each year we host a Signature Chefs event where local chefs showcase their finest creations. The event also features silent and live auctions, and a live entertainment. Last year The Glitter Boys performed and everyone had a rockin’ good time. I hear they’ll be back again this […]

Black bean nachos for dinner

Some days when I get home from work, I am tired and hungry and don’t feel like cooking a real meal. I have a couple of quick and easy go-to recipes that make for healthy and filling meals and/or snacks. Here’s one that I whipped up for dinner tonight. It takes less than 10 minutes […]