I know we are all Thankful for our many blessings year round, but it’s nice to set some time aside to really think about and count our blessings. The best part about this time of year is being with those we love and taking the time to let those we can’t be with know how important they are to us and how thankful we are that they are in our lives.
It goes without saying that food is a big part of how we celebrate this time of year. I want to share a few recipes with you, just in case you’re looking for something special at this special for your holiday table.
Stuffed Artichoke Casserole….easy to make and super delicious…a fitting tribute to the Italian immigrants that contributed so much to the New Orleans and Louisiana culture. Let’s see how to make this no-angst recipe…you’ll love it and want to make it time and time again.
Where it all begins…Stuffed artichokes….unbelievably delicious. One of the many contributions to our culture for which we can thank our Italian immigrant ancestors. There’s a certain ritualistic element in devouring one of these treasures, scraping the filling and some artichoke meat off each artichoke leaf, piling up the eaten leaves. It’s fun, messy and very delicious. It’s also pretty labor intensive to properly stuff one of these girls, although the distinctive and satisfying flavor is well worth the effort. But, if you don’t have the time or patience to tackle that chore, Sweet Daddy D has come up with a simple, no-angst version which captures the unique flavor combination in a casserole. Continue reading “Stuffed Artichoke Casserole”