Louisiana-Style Roux

Louisiana-Style Roux Recipe – How To Make Roux

  Many New Orleans (Acadian, Creole, and Cajun) recipes start with “First you make a roux.” A Roux (pronounced “roo”) is browned in a mixture of white wheat flour and … Continued

Low Fat Chimichanga

Low Fat Chimichanga Recipe

Low fat chimichanga recipe is a delicious meal and is also low in calories.  Chimichanga is excellent to make for a family dinner or prepare them for a party.  This … Continued

Lutefisk History and Recipe

Lutefisk History and Recipe

Lutefisk It is said that about half the Norwegians who immigrated to America came in order to escape the hated lutefisk and the other half came to spread the gospel of … Continued

close up image of fresh mango salsa

Mango Salsa Recipe

Mango Salsa just might let you see just how versatile a homemade salsa can be.  Mango salsa goes wonderfully with fish and chicken dishes, as well as a being a unique … Continued

Manhattan Clam Chowder History

  New Yorker’s insist on tomatoes in their chowder and call it Manhattan clam chowder.  Cookbook writer and chef James Beard (1903-1985) described Manhattan clam chowder as: “. . . … Continued

Maple Hazelnut Bread Recipe

Maple Hazelnut Bread is a very special bread with maple syrup and toasted hazelnuts!  The combination of the maple syrup and the toasted hazelnuts give this bread a wonderful flavor … Continued

Maple Oatmeal Cookies

Maple Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

  Maple Oatmeal Cookies have a wonderful crisp crunch and spicy flavor.  I adapted the original recipe and added more flour.  The original recipe called for less which made a … Continued

King Cake

Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe

Hundreds of thousands of King Cakes are eaten during Mardi Gras each year in New Orleans, Louisiana.  In fact, a Mardi Gras party would not be authentic without the traditional … Continued

Margarita Pie

Margarita Pie Recipe

  No-Bake Pie Recipe – Refrigerator Pie Recipe No cooking is required to prepare this easy-to-make Margarita Pie Recipe that will get you lot of compliments.  The pretzel crust is … Continued

Spam Musubi

Maui Food Travels

Maui, Hawaii – Food Travels    This culinary journey collided with our 30th wedding anniversary.  My husband and I decided to go tropical, someplace warm and we have always heard … Continued

Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup Recipe – Sopa de Albondigas

  Sopa de Albondigas Meatball Soup is one of those soups can could also be called a stew.  It can be served as a soup, with a rich broth for the … Continued

Memphis-Style Smoked Spareribs

Memphis-Style Smoked Spareribs Recipe

Memphis-Style Smoked Spareribs Learn how to make these absolutely incredible Memphis-Style Smoked Spareribs. A guaranteed crowd-pleaser, perfect for a Summer cook out with your family. Memphis-Style Smoked Spareribs Tips: This … Continued

Menudo Soup

Menudo Soup – Mexican Tripe Soup Recipe

Menudo Soup (Mexican Tripe Soup recipe) – I am not sure what to say as to who I adapted this Menudo Soup from as it was a lot of different … Continued

Meringue Cream Torte

Meringue Cream Torte Recipe

 Meringue Cream Torte is considered the “lightest cake of all.”  In Mexico, the topping is usually whipped cream, which smooths out and hides any dips and bumps in the torte. … Continued

Day of the Dead Bread

Mexican Bread of the Dead – Pan de Muerto Recipe

Day of the Dead Bread or Pan de Muerto, is a Mexican bread eaten on Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) which is held for two days in … Continued