Family Recipes

Kinda Mom’s Red Beans and Rice

What would be your last meal?

It’s a question I’m sure you have been asked or heard asked many times in your life.  It’s something that is often tied to prisoners on death row; i.e. The Green Mile and loaf of corn bread brought to John Coffey.  So I again ask you the question. If you only had one more meal left to eat before you left this life and you could request anything you wanted what would you choose?  It’s pretty simple for me; my mom’s red beans and rice.

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The Goodly Crawfish Etouffe… Almost

Every person should have a signature dish.  Something that they are known for. Something that people constantly ask you to make and never get tired of.  Mine is crawfish étouffeé.

This recipe was passed down to me from my mom. This dish is the type of meal that reminds me of home and refreshes my memory with all of the good times I’ve had with my family while eating it.  However my étouffeé is slightly different from my moms; just as my sisters is slightly different from my moms and mines as well.  We all make it just a touch different and to our liking.

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