Low Country Bake

This is usually a boiled dish. I went bake for 3 reasons: 1. Crispy potatoes. 2. Crispy sausage. 3. Crunchy corn. Top that off with beautifully cooked seafood and the easy clean up. You can see why I got excited about this dish. 13 large shrimp12 mussels12 clams1 pound kielbasa4 blue crabs, precooked 12 crawfish,…

Papa Art’s Chicken Livers

I did the Susie Q chicken livers about a year ago, so I decided to go with my dad’s take which I always enjoyed. The main reason is that it’s simple and tasty. Like my Dad, nothing fancy just straight forward homespun food. I hope you like it. 1 pound chicken livers, trim the fat1…

Rum Raisin Muffins

This is a brunch muffin. This is also something your Granda would make. Old time flavors rum, raisins, cinnamon maple all bring something to the party. I hope you like it. 1/2 cup butter softened3/4 cups Sugar2 eggs beaten1 1/2 teaspoon rum extract1 1/2 cups flour2 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3…

Eggplant Bolognese

There are times when even I go meatless. Eggplant and mushrooms help with that. When I go meatless, that is the way I go. So the egg plant and mushrooms replace the meat, and some spice wakes up the taste buds. Now, I used some store bought sauce (a low sodium one) just to make…

Baja Grilled Swordfish

I was at my favorite fish monger, Crosby’s Crabs, and they had some beautiful swordfish. That takes me to the coast of California, Baja to be exact, for some spicy fish with flavorful salsa and coleslaw with a pop. I hope you like it 1 pound swordfish steak1/2 teaspoon chili powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon oregano1/2…