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September Recipe – Gameday Meatball Sliders

September Recipe – Gameday Meatball Sliders

    Gameday Meatball Sliders Ingredients: Directions: 1. Put ground chuck in medium bowl and sprinkle well with salt and pepper. Add eggs, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic and parsley and mix lightly until combined. Shape mixture into 12 two-inch...
August Recipe – Refreshing Summer Pasta Salad

August Recipe – Refreshing Summer Pasta Salad

    Refreshing Summer Pasta Salad Ingredients: Directions: 1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until ‘al dente,’ about 10 minutes; add broccoli florets to the pasta after 7 minutes.  2. Drain the pasta...
Cocktails! Four for the Fourth

Cocktails! Four for the Fourth

Celebrate the 4th of July all summer long with these patriotic potions that will keep you cool by the pool. These icy and spicy favorites will turn any backyard get-together or barbecue into a full-on party!
Cuisine & Cocktails – Lorie’s Tasty Barbecue Beans

Cuisine & Cocktails – Lorie’s Tasty Barbecue Beans

    Lorie’s Tasty Barbecue Beans Ingredients: Directions: 1.Heat oil on medium heat in skillet. Sautée onions, minced garlic and parsley. Season to taste with salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder.   2. Add ground meat to the skillet with the seasonings...
Cuisine & Cocktails – Buddy Dantin’s Étouffée  Recipe

Cuisine & Cocktails – Buddy Dantin’s Étouffée Recipe

    Buddy Dantin’s Étouffée Recipe Ingredients: Directions: 1. Generously coat the crawfish or shrimp with the seafood seasoning and place covered in the refrigerator.   2. Melt butter in a cast iron pot and sauté the onions, bell peppers, green onion...
Foodies and Friends – My Mother

Foodies and Friends – My Mother

She shows up in my mind unannounced, especially in May, the month for mothers. With her hand on her hip and head cocked in a question mark with its slight tilt and hair piled high, her soft smile betrays the...
Waistlines Are Shrinking While Business Is Growing

Waistlines Are Shrinking While Business Is Growing

SENSIBLE MEALS IS continuing to take the south and nation by storm! It’s the fastest-growing and largest meal-prep company in the country, and it’s based here in our area. Creator Ingrid Rinck calls both Mandeville and New Orleans home, as...
Ceasar’s Ristorante: An Authentic Italian Experience

Ceasar’s Ristorante: An Authentic Italian Experience

A BRIGHT BLUE building with fresh flowers and herbs in the front garden sits near the Lake Pontchartrain shore and unassumingly houses a feast for the senses. Patrons are enamored with the smell of freshly baked bread, lively chatter layered...
La Salle and La Belle

La Salle and La Belle

THIS STORY AND scenario came to mind as I looked back on how the tricentennial of the City of New Orleans might have happened 32 years earlier. In the fall of 1996, I found myself standing on the floor of...
Fresh and Feisty Spring Flings

Fresh and Feisty Spring Flings

PUT SOME SPRING in your step…and into your cocktails! Stay cool as you welcome the warmer temperatures with these refreshing quenchers. From fruity and tangy to sweet and spicy, try some of our favorite recipes that are sure to keep...
Business Is Blooming

Business Is Blooming

Spring is here and business is blooming! The Northshore is home to a wide variety of businesses and services. Every month there are new places to go, more places to shop and a tremendous selection of top-notch professional services that...