Wild Rice & Oyster Dressing (Stuffing is Evil – thank you Alton)

This recipe is a different take on stuffing for people who can’t do the bread/gluten thing.  I have wanted to do an oyster dressing for a while, but I couldn’t decide on Louisiana or Boston style.  I worked with both, but it came down to the andouille sausage spicy flavor.  So now you can have…

Phyllo Dough “hot pockets”

My brother Mike called me and joked that he was choking on a microwave meat filled pastry, and I should do a recipe on the blog. That got me thinking (a dangerous pastime I know). Leslie version(vegetarian) and a Daddy person version.  I will repeat a tip: butter! butter! butter! or you will have fly…

Crab Soup non- dairy

It’s fall it’s soup time.  I live in blue crab territory and I use it a lot.  So how about some crab soup.  This is not the traditional she crab soup, because you can only get crab roe anywhere it is protected to keep the population up. (I assume they mean crab population)  I also…

Papa Art’s Meatloaf

This how I remember my Dad’s meatloaf recipe until I changed it.   I called my brothers to check out if I got it right, but we’re old and no one remembers exactly.  We all agree that there was ground beef.  We all remembered the next day meatloaf sandwiches on pumpernickel bread.  I also make it…

Bacon Mac & Cheese

I thought Mac & Cheese was  either too healthy or not healthy enough depending on your cholesterol numbers.  So I added bacon to make sure there was only one answer.  Yum.   This got thumbs-up at the Manassas Farmers Market.  Thanks to my taste testers.  I hope you like it. 12 oz dry pasta shells…