104.9 FM Country Legends

A big shout out to 104.9 and the awesome music they are playing this morning. It is making the long drive to Baton Rouge much more enjoyable this morning.

White Sausage Gravy

Brown 1 package Jimmy Dean Sausage Once sausage is browned add 1/2 cup all purpose flour (if there is excessive grease drain some off – you will need some grease to mix with flour for a roux). Incorporate flour and sausage. Add 2 cups milk. Stir well until mixture is well incorporated. Cook over medium…

Smoked Turkey Sandwich Recipe

I am totally addicted to this smoked turkey sandwich. Cut open one croissant. Spread no sugar added apricot spread (can be found at Rouse’s supermarket as well as Whole Foods) on croissant. Add smoked turkey and Brie. Place on sandwich/panini press and let Brie melt.

Looking For Something To Read This Weekend – Look No Further

“The Hideaway” and “The Traveler” are sure to keep you in suspense with each turn of the page.  What twisted tortures will these serial killers use on their victims?  Can anyone stop these ellusive killers? “Dr. Frankenstein” is a medical malpractice thriller that will have you wondering which experiment he will perform next on a…

Landry’s Seafood In Jeanerette, LA

So I stopped by and picked up a Shrimp PoBoy at Landry’s Seafood.  It so hit the spot. As a side to the poboy there was a bag of fresh potato chips.  OMG if you ever go to this restaurant it is a must try.

Mat’s Anniversary Gift – Belated

So Mat had asked for a Dodge Diesel for his anniversary. I had already started working on his gift. It came out gorgeous. David at Jewelry Design and Repair did a fabulous job in helping to create this Masterpiece. This ring also signifies his life’s journey. I tool several of the rings he no longer…

MaMa’s Yam Streusel Recipe

3 cups sweet potatoes 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1/3 cup milk Topping 1/3 cup melted butter 1/2 cup flour 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped pecans Boil and mash sweet potatoes. Add remaining ingredients. and pour in 13×9 baking dish For Topping: Melt butter. Mi remaining ingredients in melted…

Salmon Dip Recipe

So Mat and I came up with this recipe when we had a LOT of leftover salmon. 8 oz smoked salmon, chopped 1/3 cup mayo 2 T chopped parsley 2 teaspoons lemon juice Beazell’s Cajun Seasoning 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheee Mix ingredients together and chill.  Serve with crackers or garlic rounds (Another variation is…

Cream Cheese Filled Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

1 pkg. devil’s food cake Ingredients to make the cake 1 (8 oz.) pkg. softened cream cheese 1 egg 1/3 c. sugar 6 oz. mini chocolate chips Make cupcakes as directed on package. Fill cups half full. Mix remaining ingredients. Drop 1 tablespoon in each cupcake. Bake as directed on package. Makes 24 cupcakes.

Banana Pudding Recipe

2 boxes instant vanilla pudding 1 box instant banana pudding 5 c. milk 8 ounces sour cream 1/2 of lg. Cool Whip 2 boxes vanilla wafer 8 bananas Beat pudding and milk on low until pudding begins to set. Add sour cream; fold in Cool Whip. Alternate layers of vanilla wafers, bananas, and pudding mixture….