RECIPE: Spiced Pecans

Spiced pecans are fun to make and fun to eat. Photo courtesy Spice Islands.   Mardi Gras is on Tuesday, but you don’t have to head to New Orleans or Rio de Janeiro to celebrate. Invite people over for celebratory cocktails, served up with spiced pecans and some New Orleans jazz. (And why not some…
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COOKING VIDEO: For Mardi Gras Food, Make A Gumbo

  You don’t have to head to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras on March 8th. Celebrate at home with a special Mardi Gras gumbo—a flavorful layering of chicken, andouille sausage, crawfish, okra, diced tomatoes, onions, peppers, garlic, cayenne, fresh parsley and white rice. It has a chicken stock base and is thickened with a…
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SUPER BOWL PARTY: Jambalaya Recipe

Jambalaya, a Creole and Cajun dish adapted from Spanish paella. Photo courtesy National Pork Board.   Planning a Super Bowl Party? Or have you volunteered to bring a dish to someone else’s? Jambalaya is fun, filling and easy to make for a crowd. Jambalaya was created when Spaniards living in the Latin Quarter of New…
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