My favorites

My favorites

My favorites
Tex Mex Chicken Lasagna

Tex Mex Chicken Lasagna

My baby girl does not like lasagna with red sauce so I had to  improvise. My daughter loves macaroni and cheese and she loves to eat the cheese sauce right out the pot, like fondue as she always says
Caramel Bar Crunch

Caramel Bar Crunch

My mixture turned into one of those toppings you see on top of a croquembouche. I finally got some of the "bouche" out of my caramel but not all of it
Cevapi (Sausage) Dip

Cevapi (Sausage) Dip

I must inform you that I have a lot of trouble cooking small amounts of food. I grew up in a big family and cooking for 4 people was never an option
Creole Pan Fried Fish with Thyme Brown Butter Sauce

Creole Pan Fried Fish with Thyme Brown Butter Sauce

I truly love fish, although I rarely cook seafood at home because my baby girl is allergic.  Yes, my New Year's Fish declaration will require me to cook two dishes on fish day, one for Big Goo and I, and something different for my baby girl
Creole Roasted Chicken and Dumplings

Creole Roasted Chicken and Dumplings

It has been so cold lately and my baby girl is just getting over her cold. I decided to knock the rest of baby girl's cold out by taking my chicken noodle soup recipe and turning it into chicken and dumplings
Smokey Chicken Chile Rellenos

Smokey Chicken Chile Rellenos

I have just used the last of my smoked chickens to make these quick and easy baked Chicken Chile Rellenos
Smoked Chicken Rangoons

Smoked Chicken Rangoons

Over the next couple of days I am going on a journey to create some of my favorite recipes utilizing smoked chicken
Creole Potato Salad

Creole Potato Salad

Chunky-LOVE. I love potato salad, especially in the summertime with a nice piece of bar-b-que chicken. Yes, I know it's winter but oh well, I still made potato salad today and it was good
Morning After Breakfast Burritos

Morning After Breakfast Burritos

My Morning After Breakfast Burritos will provide you with what you need to get your day started.  I stuffed my burrito so big, I had to use a fork
Creole Carbonara

Creole Carbonara

I love Italian Carbonara, I decided to take my recipe for Italian Carbonara and "Creolize" it. Smokey Good Time
Louisiana Crunch Cake w/ Butter Pecan Glaze

Louisiana Crunch Cake w/ Butter Pecan Glaze

When I was a kid my favorite cake was Entenmann's Louisiana Crunch Cake. milk  Beat butter until creamy about 4 minutes, add confectioners sugar, mix well
Smokey Creole Gumbo with Hot Sauce

Smokey Creole Gumbo with Hot Sauce

Let's just say it's been a couple of decades, and no I want tell you my age.  In my house growing up, who ever was closest to the pot must stir the roux, and I was always the closest to the pots, there you go
Soft Buttery Pink Salted Pretzel Twist

Soft Buttery Pink Salted Pretzel Twist

I must say, I think I accomplished my mission. This recipe is so simple, all ingredients are added to my food processor with a dough attachment
Spicy Olympic Seoul Chicken

Spicy Olympic Seoul Chicken

I chose to grill my chicken in a cast iron griddle. SpiceTastic. I probably should be baking cookies, or stuffing roast right about known
Crispy Cheesy Asian Rangoon's

Crispy Cheesy Asian Rangoon's

Since my baby girl is allergic to seafood, I decided to create a seafood free version. The Crunch Factor
Quick Enchilada Pie

Quick Enchilada Pie

I make homemade enchilada sauce but sometime I run out and I am in a rush this is my go to sauce. Getting Cheezy with You
Brown Sugar Baby Pound Cake

Brown Sugar Baby Pound Cake

I allow all my ingredients to be at room temperature just to be safe. Beat brown sugar and butter until creamy
Creole Dirty Rice

Creole Dirty Rice

I make this for my family every holiday, and remember this really does taste better the next day. This is the finished product and yes, I ate it right out the bowl with a spoon, I just couldn't help myself