Comfort food is just simple, familiar food that makes you comfortable and warm inside. Sweet Daddy D’s Super Tender Pot Roast is just basic beef and simple ingredients…a Chuck Roast braised in wine with seasoning and herbs until it’s so tender it falls apart and melts in your mouth. This no-angst recipe puts the comfort in comfort food.
There are lots of delicious ways to prepare green “string” beans…but here’s the one you’ve been waiting for. Awesome Creole Green Beans. Fresh green beans smothered with bacon, onions and tomatoes in a rich stock and just a hint of Louisiana cane syrup sweetness. No-angst and packed with flavor, these will have ‘em coming back for more. This great side dish goes with any occasion and elevates any meal. All I can say is…everyone will love them! Continue reading “Creole Green Beans”
Way down yonder in New Orleans…it’s Jazz Festival time! Over its 50 year run (so far) it has grown to be a world renown celebration of Louisiana and New Orleans Culture, rivaling Mardi Gras in popularity. The music is culturally diverse and plentiful, but do not overlook the food. Long recognized as the most popular Jazz Fest nosh is succulent crawfish tails smothered in a rich and spicy cream sauce and blended with pasta. Crawfish Monica was developed in 1981 by a local pasta maker to help sell pasta. Now it’s a Jazz Fest tradition. To get a real taste of the Jazz Fest, all you have to do is try some Crawfish Monica. Here’s my no-angst recipe for this New Orleans tradition.