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Are Almonds the  New Cow?

Are Almonds the New Cow?

Consumers are flocking to nondairy milk products in lieu of traditional cow’s milk. Dairy products have been shown to contain large amounts of estrogen and progesterone complicated by the fact that many modern cows have been genetically altered to produce...
How to Entertain (Yourself) During Food Prep

How to Entertain (Yourself) During Food Prep

It’s the part of cooking that no one ever talks about. It’s a topic rarely covered on the countless food shows hosted by famous chefs. Prepping food for a recipe is not glamorous and does not sell ads. Even so,...
Meatloaf: A Revisionist History

Meatloaf: A Revisionist History

There’s a famous art installation in Amarillo, Texas called the Cadillac Ranch, where a line of classic wing-tipped, fin-tailed Cadillacs are half-buried, nose first in the stark dirt.  I’ve always loved the striking visual—decadent post-WWII luxury roadsters arranged in a...
Primi, Secondo Contorni, Dolci

Primi, Secondo Contorni, Dolci

It’s October. Did I just hear the last gasp of summer? I hope so. Open the windows, plant the fall gardens, toss the sunscreen, put away the white shoes and purses, the seersucker suits and white linen. Cooler nights and...

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...
Maggie’s Redfish Courtbouillon

Maggie’s Redfish Courtbouillon

I love this rich, roux based tomato sauce with fish stock. This is definitely one of my favorite Creole recipes. To achieve the complexity of flavors, you must go to your local seafood market and ask for fish bones and...
Olive Surprises

Olive Surprises

Something old, something new. The twelve days of Christmas. Take me back to when no one counted calories and we thought it was absolutely fine to eat processed food. My mom used to make these for Xmas Eve and serve...
Lizby and Randy Eustis Christmas Milk Punch

Lizby and Randy Eustis Christmas Milk Punch

Every year on Christmas Eve, my friends and neighbors, Lizby and Randy Eustis, travel the streets of Covington in their decorated golf cart delivering Christmas cheer. Their Christmas milk punch packs a punch and definitely spreads joy throughout Covington. Rich,...
Tish Casey’s Stuffed Eggs

Tish Casey’s Stuffed Eggs

Stuffed or Deviled Eggs   My cousin, Tish Hellmuth Casey will be remembered for many things. One of her specialties which is expected at all family events from Saints games to birthdays to holiday extravaganzas are her stuffed eggs. Here...

Emily’s Mini Pecan Pies

Emily’s, Grandma Foley mini pecan pies My niece Emily loves to bake. We all look forward to family gatherings and Emily’s mini pecan pies. She inherited this recipe from Grandma Foley on the Turner side of the family. We are...
Chicken Liver Pate with Green Peppercorns

Chicken Liver Pate with Green Peppercorns

Chicken Liver Pate with Green Peppercorns Silver Palate A Robert family favorite!   6 TBSP butter ½ C minced onion 2 garlic cloves chopped finely 1 tsp thyme ½ C celery tops 10 black peppercorns 2 bay leaves 6 C...