smothered pork chops

Smothered Pork Chops

What makes Smothered Pork Chops so good? I would say, the thick, rich gravy is the key to making this southern dish so popular, to top it off, pork is included. One state in which this dish gained its popularity is the State of Louisiana, which is best known for…
smothered pork chops

Smothered Pork Chops Recipe

Smothered Pork Chops 4 tablespoons oil (divided)2 tablespoons butter1 shallot2 garlic cloves (whole)2 pork chops (3/4 inch thick, center cut, bone-in)1 1/2 tablespoons cayenne pepper1 1/2 tablespoons garlic powder1 1/2 tablespoons onion powder1 teaspoon ground sage1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1/2 cup flourFor the Gravy2 tablespoons sautéed shallots and garlic1 cup…
bourbon chicken

Bourbon Chicken

Most people might assume that Bourbon Chicken originated from Chinese restaurants, but no, no, no, this dish originated in New Orleans and has gotten its signature name from the popular street in Louisiana. Bourbon Chicken is a popular sweet and savory dish that can be found and served in most…
bourbon chicken

Bourbon Chicken Recipe

Bourbon Chicken 4 boneless, skinless chicken thights1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon garlic (minced)2 teaspoons ginger (finely chopped)1 teaspoon crushed red pepper1/3 cup apple juice1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)2 teaspoons ketchup1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar1/2 cup chicken broth1/3 cup soy sauce1/4 cup teriyaki…
Homemade Lobster Ravioli

Homemade Lobster Ravioli

Nothing is better than making your own pasta. In this blog, you are going to learn the steps in making your very own Ravioli. Now there are three things to think about when making your own Ravioli, homemade vs. store bought pasta, the filling and the sauce. First, homemade vs.…
Lobster Ravioli Recipe

Lobster Ravioli Recipe

  Lobster Ravioli Ravioli Filling Ingredients2 cooked lobster tails (small chunks)1 cup ricotta cheese1 tablespoon sage leaves (finely chopped)1/2 teaspoon onion powder1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 cup lemon juicePasta Dough - follow Aunt Carmen's Homemade Pasta RecipeBoiling Pasta4 cups water2 cups broth1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup water (for brushing shaped…
chicken parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

What is your favorite Italian menu item dish when ordering from a restaurant, is it Lasagna, Spaghetti and Meatballs, Pizza, or Chicken Parmesan. Name your favorite Italian dish in the comments section below as it would be very interesting to see your response. Personally, it is very hard to choose…
chicken parmesan

Chicken Parmesan Recipe

  Chicken Parmesan 2 boneless chicken breasts (butterflied and halved)2 tablespoons onion powder2 tablespoons garlic powder1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon pepper1 cup Italian breadcrumbs1 cup panko breadcrumbs1 cup flour3/4 cup parmesan cheese ((reserve 1/4 cup))2 eggs3 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons oil2 tablespoons butter2 cups marinara (divided)2 cups mozzarellafresh basil (for garnish) Clean…
shrimp and grits

The Best Shrimp and Grits

Who thought of the idea to pair shrimp with grits? Whoever is the genius behind making this combination should be awarded some type of medal. The “Shrimp and Grits” dish gained its popularity from southern states, but can be seen on menus all across the United States. Shrimp and Grits are…
shrimp and grits

Shrimp and Grits Recipe

Shrimp and Grits Ingredients for Grits2 cups chicken broth1 cup milk1/2 cup carnation milk2 tablespoons butter1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup grits3/4 cup cheddar cheese (grated)Ingredient for Shrimps2 tablespoons butter1 tablespoon oil2 tablespoons onion powder2 tablespoons smoked paprika1 tablespoon cayenne pepper2 teaspoons thyme1 tablespoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon salt15 shrimps (cleaned and deveined)bacon…