Author name: Jan Robert

More Recipes from the Ancient Order of Southern Gourmets

CHOCOLATE- CREAM CHEESE MOUSSE From “Recipe Girl” This is a decadent, very rich dessert. It’s delicious, but should be served in small portions. I would even suggest serving it in after-dinner drink glasses with small spoons. INGREDIENTS: Two 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened 2 cups granulated white sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup

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Men in the Kitchen

I LEARNED BASIC FISHING and crabbing skills at an early age from my dad and my grandfather on the Gulf Coast at my grandparents’ home, Cockes’ Roost, in Clermont Harbor, Mississippi. We would rise early in the morning giddy with excitement and head down to Bayou Caddy with our pirogue and fishing gear to hopefully

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Holy Mole

OAXACA?  Never heard of it! I had thoroughly explored the Yucatan in my youth from Isla Mujeres to the ruins in Tulum and Chichen Itza. But Oaxaca? First I needed to get oriented geographically.  Oaxaca city is in the state of Oaxaca in the southern region of Mexico. I used the opportunity during the brief

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Mon Petit Chou-fleur

MON PETIT CHOU-FLEUR, Literally translated this phrase means “my little cauliflower,” which is a French term of endearment for “my little darling.” You can use it endearingly when referring to your precious family, friends, pets, or your favorite and one of the most versatile vegetables, cauliflower. Is there anything cauliflower can’t do? Cauliflower is a

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