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Mary Miles’ Shrimp Scampi

Mary Miles’ Shrimp Scampi

For Mother’s Day, I requested that readers send favorite recipes passed down from their mothers and grandmothers. Carol Miles generously shared this favorite recipe from her mom, Mary Miles. Sure to be a crowd pleaser! Ingredients: ½ cup butter melted...

Irma D’s Vegetable Soup

For Mother’s Day, I requested that readers send favorite recipes passed down from their mothers and grandmothers. This recipe was passed down lovingly from Irma D Bruce to her daughter Mimi Bruce. Thanks Mimi for sharing the love from your...
Gran’s Caramel Cup Custard

Gran’s Caramel Cup Custard

Crème Caramel. Gran gets all of the credit for this one or I thought she did. She confessed that the original recipe was passed down from Aunt Louise Toca who was my great aunt. She has soothed broken hearts and...
Barbecue Shrimp

Barbecue Shrimp

RECIPE by ANNE MORVANT This dish was supposedly invented in New Orleans at Pascal’s Manale. This particular recipe was given to us by our dear friend and neighbor, Anne Morvant. Anne always serves the BBQ shrimp with boiled red new...
Market Shrimp and Sweet Potato Curry

Market Shrimp and Sweet Potato Curry

Little Girl, Big Knife’s Market Shrimp and Sweet Potato Curry Recipe. Everyone has been asking for Christina’s shrimp and sweet potato curry recipe. Little Girl, Big Knife succeeds in tantalizing our senses and comforting our souls with locally sourced sweet...
Strawberry Basil Lemonade

Strawberry Basil Lemonade

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 3 
cups quartered fresh strawberries 20
 medium basil leaves, roughly chopped 1  1/2 
cups freshly squeezed lemon juice Directions Put the sugar in a heatproof bowl or cup and pour 1 cup of boiling water over...

Swiss Chard, Bacon and Poached Egg

Swiss Chard, Bacon and Poached Egg Recipe from Christina Falco Baldwin of Little Girl, Big Knife Ingredients: 2 large bunches of Swiss chard, sliced into thin strips 1/2 onion, sliced 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 4 strips of bacon, sliced...

Baked Oysters with Chorizo and Fennel

Fennel is a highly aromatic and slightly sweet anise flavored herb with culinary and medicinal uses. Christina used the market fennel and paired it with chorizo and Louisiana oysters to create this innovative baked oyster dish. The anise flavor is...

Sautéed Broccoli Rabe (or Rapini)

By Christina Falco Baldwin of Little Girl, Big Knife I always get super excited to see rabe at the market. It brings me back to my grandmother’s at Thanksgiving when this sometimes bitter green was a favorite side dish. 1...
Faust Farms Strawberry Short Cake

Faust Farms Strawberry Short Cake

According to Natalie Faust Jones this shortcake recipe has made its way through our three generations of their family now and she describes it as “truly spectacular.” Faust Farms is one of the vendors at the Covington Farmer’s market each...
Marilu’s Strawberry Pie

Marilu’s Strawberry Pie

My recipe collection reflects the people and the food that influenced my life and continue to bring me joy and sweet memories. Gayden and I have fond memories of dinners in New Orleans at the home of Sam Robinson and...

Blood Orange Salad

I love composed salads. Think of the plate as a palate and arrange colors, textures and flavors to your liking. Blood Orange Salad with Olives, onions, feta and mint Serves 4 2 blood oranges 2 Louisiana Sweets or navel oranges...