Bourbon Bread Pudding with Praline Ice Cream & Caramel

I debated long and hard about the perfect finish to my New Orleans Super Bowl menu. I had intended to make Banana's Foster, a very common dessert in New Orleans, but then remembered our good friend Rick Barrett back in Massachusetts. Before embarking on his own weight loss journey, one of his favorite things to… Continue reading Bourbon Bread Pudding with Praline Ice Cream & Caramel

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Seafood Gumbo with Dirty Rice

Nothing says New Orleans comfort food like a big bowl of gumbo. Gumbo is the chicken soup of the south; it warms you up when it's cold and puts the meat on your bones. It's one of my favorite dishes to make because it is so easy to change up the flavors. Any good gumbo… Continue reading Seafood Gumbo with Dirty Rice


Cajun Crab Dip

Happy Super Bowl week football fans! Even if your favorite team is out for the season, it's still exciting to get a bunch of people together to watch the big game. In honor of this year's host city, I've created a┬áNew Orleans inspired menu fit to feed the crowd during the game. New Orleans cuisine… Continue reading Cajun Crab Dip