Hoppin’ John

Happy New Year!   In honor of New Year’s, I cooked a rice and bean dish called Hoppin’ John to go with fondue. As a Christmas present, my parents gave my preparation bowls to help me  measure ingredients out beforehand and save time. Before starting this recipe, I put in a 1/2 teaspoon of thyme…

Chili con Carne

This the last post that will be about recipes that I cooked in 2016. I cooked Chili can Carne during the beginning of November, when it was just starting to get chilly. No matter how you define chili, I definitely recommend this recipe.

Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya

Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya is one of my favorite dishes to make. To make it easier on myself, I usually make it from a Zatarain’s Jambalaya mix and add some pre-cooked sausage. While this method is great for lunches, learning how to make Jambalaya gives me more options than just eating rice meals from a…