Double Shot Butternut Squash

Double Shot Butternut Squash on a plate in from of shot and bottle of rum

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A perfect side dish for fall and winter needs to be rich, hearty and comforting.  Sweet Daddy D’s Double Shot Butternut Squash meets those criteria in a delicious way. Roasting brings out the deep flavor of the Butternut Squash then the sauce brings a sweet and savory element elevated with some

Louisiana Pecans and a double-shot of your favorite dark rum!  Let’s get this show on the road with this simple, no-angst recipe that will make you famous. Continue reading “Double Shot Butternut Squash”

Brabant Potatoes

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So, you’re sitting in one of New Orleans finest  restaurants…Antione’s, Arnaud’s or any of the many other world class restaurants, and the waiter says, “You want fries with that?”  Huh? That probably won’t happen, but it is likely you could choose a special fried potato dish to go with your spectacular entree.

It takes a pretty special dish to stand alongside some of the great New Orleans  entrees. Brabant Potatoes live up to those expectations.

Brabant Potatoes with Butter Dill Salmon and Roasted Carrots with Thyme

This New Orleans classic is more than just a side of fried potatoes, it’s found in all types of New Orleans restaurants, from the finest creole establishments to the simplest neighborhood corner restaurants. It’s at once fancy and understated and will get the attention of every diner lucky enough to find them next to their Trout Meuniere. Tender and creamy on the inside and crunchy on the outside, drizzled with garlic butter and seasonings, this is the Grande Dame of New Orleans sides. Let’s make some… Continue reading “Brabant Potatoes”