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Fighting Okra Cornmeal Cakes

Okra Cornmeal Cakes

Okra Cornmeal Cakes 1 cup self-rising white cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 ½ cups cold water, plus more if needed 8 ounces fresh okra, stems trimmed and sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 jalapeño, cored, seeded, and finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup mild vegetable … Continue reading Okra Cornmeal Cakes

Mississippi Minestrone

Mississippi Minestrone 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small white onion, chopped ½ cup sliced okra, sliced ½ cup chopped fresh or frozen green beans 1 celery stalk, chopped 2 cloves minced garlic 4 cups chicken broth 1 (15 ounce) can red beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup frozen black-eyed peas 1 (14 ounce) can diced … Continue reading Mississippi Minestrone

Mini Muffulettas

Mini Muffulettas For the sandwiches: 1 long baguette or ciabatta loaf (about 12 inches) 1 cup olive salad (recipe below) 4 ounces sliced salami 4 ounces sliced provolone cheese 4 ounces pound sliced mortadella or ham 4 ounces sliced mozzarella cheese 4 ounces capicola or sliced prosciutto For the olive salad: 3 cloves garlic 1 … Continue reading Mini Muffulettas

Pizza Muffins

Pizza Muffins Makes 8 muffins 1 can refrigerated crescent rolls 1/2 cup pizza sauce 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Any favorite pizza toppings Preheat oven to 375. Spray 8 regular muffin cups with cooking spray. Cut crescent roll dough into 8 squares. Press into muffin cups. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of cheese … Continue reading Pizza Muffins

No Cook Overnight Oatmeal

No-Cook Overnight Oatmeal 1 (8 oz.) container Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons reduced fat milk 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned oats 1/4 cup sliced fresh strawberries, divided 1/4 cup fresh banana slices, divided Combine Greek yogurt, milk, and oats in an 8 ounce (pint) mason jar or other container with a lid. Mix ingredients together until … Continue reading No Cook Overnight Oatmeal

Praline Pan Biscuits

Praline Pan Biscuits Biscuits: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup chilled unsalted butter or shortening ¾ cup milk Praline topping: ⅓ cup unsalted butter ⅓ cup light brown sugar ⅓ cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, … Continue reading Praline Pan Biscuits

Mini Crab Mornay

Mini Crab Mornay 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 small onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 2 celery ribs, chopped ½ cup chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons flour ¾ cup heavy cream 1 pound freshly grated Swiss cheese, divided 1 pound fresh lump crabmeat Red pepper, to taste Tobasco sauce to taste Toasted … Continue reading Mini Crab Mornay