Roast Turkey with Herb Butter

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We all want a nice, golden brown and juicy turkey for the holiday table. The entrance of the roasted or smoked turkey, sitting proudly on the platter, always gets everyone’s attention.  It’s placed on the table to everyone’s awe…the chef is praying that it’s not just pretty, but that its cooked perfectly-not overcooked or under-cooked, but juicy and melt in your mouth. No pressure, right?  Here’s Sweet Daddy D’s no-angst way to prepare Herb Roasted Turkey, starting with a dry brine to keep it moist and using fresh herbs and lots of butter for an unforgettable flavor.

Herb Roasted Turkey
Roast Turkey with Herb Butter

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Shrimp Stuffed Eggplant

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Two stars of Louisiana cooking which transcend all cuisines are eggplant and shrimp. Both are delicious and versatile and given that South Louisiana cooks love to stuff things, it’s no surprise that stuffed eggplant is a favorite. Talk about good…and the best part is that it’s not as difficult as it seems…here’s  how to make Sweet Daddy D’s no-angst recipe for Shrimp Stuffed Eggplant. Prepare to be amazed!

Eggplant stuffed with shrimp on a platter
Shrimp Stuffed Eggplant

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Classic Shrimp Creole

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Classic Shrimp Creole-comfort food from the bayou. Here’s Sweet Daddy D’s no-angst way to make this delicious Creole treat that will become an instant family favorite.

Shrimp Creole in a bowl with green onions and french bread
Classic Shrimp Creole

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