Mardi Gras is being celebrated today. You can learn about the various parades, view photos, stay up to date on Carnival news and much more on the MardiGras.com site. In addition Chef Clinton, of Crazy Creole Cookin' , was willing to provide some tips and share a recipe especially with Mom in the City readers. Deep in the heart of … [Read more...] about Authentic Recipe and Tips for Celebrating Mardi Gras
At the end of 2008, we had a potluck dinner party. One of our friends (who is a professional chef) made the most delicious pork shoulder that I’ve ever tasted. I'm not a huge fan of "the other white meat". I don't usually find it to be tender and flavorful. This pork dish changed my mind! Here’s a picture: I asked my chef friend for the … [Read more...] about All-Time Favorite Pork Shoulder (Recipe)
Congratulations to Jennifer Bowen on winning an assortment of Libby’s Vegetables and a Mayfair & Jackson Covered Casserole Dish with Rack in our giveaway. (I'm going to have to try their canned pumpkin, since it received such high marks!). Below are the remaining three recipes as promised. Enjoy! TURKEY TETRAZZINI WITH GREEN BEANS AND … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving on a Budget: Holiday Recipes & Giveaway Winner
Just in time for Thanksgiving, one lucky Mom in the City member will win an assortment of Libby's Vegetables and a Mayfair & Jackson Covered Casserole Dish with Rack. Libby’s also has some budget-friendly dishes for the holiday season. I've included a couple of the recipes below and I’ll be sharing a few more next Tuesday. TURKEY PASTA … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving on a Budget: Holiday Recipes & A Giveaway!
I love recipes with five ingredients or less, so I was really interested when I saw a peanut butter cookie recipe in the October issue of Parents magazine. I had to try it! I made the cookies and they (the ones that didn't stick to the pan!) were actually really tasty. Both of my kids loved them. (I don't blame the recipe for the cookies … [Read more...] about Three Ingredients (Really!) Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe