Banana Beignets – My Two Souths Meets the North

These sweet French pastries, or beignets, have been on my “food bucket list” for a long time. I have eaten the famous Café du Monde beignets in New Orleans and they do not compare to these light and fruity bites especially with a maple syrup glaze. Food 52 recently held their annual Piglet contest where 16 new cookbooks … Continue reading

New Orleans Okra and Tomatoes

My first trip to New Orleans in July with my two sisters – a city that never goes to sleep…  I cannot even imagine how it is during Mardis Gras!  If you are looking for something different and full of action pay a visit to this historic city.  Of all the traveling I have done … Continue reading