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Red beans, rice and clean clothes on Mondays

Andouille Festival

In Louisiana where my husband grew up, Monday dinner is always red beans and rice. Monday is laundry day, so you put your beans, onions, garlic, bayleaf and seasonings in the pot in the morning, and let them cook all day while you do the laundry. I put mine in the crock pot and go…

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Beer Cheese Sauce

sauce beer cheese

An impromptu recipe for a cold night.  1/2 stick butter 1/2 onion chopped  1/4 cup flour  1 cup chicken stock- give or take  6 oz beer – we used Brewery 85 – local pale ale  Salt/ pepper to taste  8 oz. very sharp cheddar grated  Directions:  Sautée the onion in the butter until translucent. Whisk…

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Poutine Y’all- Sunday Supper in the South

Sunday Supper Poutine Y’all– South of the Border style  Today is National Sunday Supper day, sponsored by Idaho® Potatoes, they’ve tossed out the hot topic of poutine typically a Canadian dish of French fries covered in cheese curds and gravy. Well, we don’t have cheese curds in the South, and I wanted to add some…

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Sunday Supper, January 3rd, Use Leftover Rice from January 1st

The top answer to What’s the best Sunday Supper menu? “One that uses or produces leftovers.” Since tonight’s meal followed a traditional meal on January 1st consisting of black-eyed peas, rice or Hoppin’ John and collards or greens, I thought of making dessert with the leftover rice. We usually make a large pot of rice…

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Pimento Cheese & Mickey Mouse

Amy & Mickey Mouse

We traveled to visit family in Ohio this Thanksgiving and started a new friendship that I hope will last. My cousins used to vacation with us at the beach when they were the age that their children are now. We miss that. With the distance between families and activities and lives, we just have not…

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