Crawfish Chowder with Smoked Lardons and Green Scallion

The past couple of weeks it’s been frigid-to-the-bone cold outside. The 20 below weather, the luck of finding frozen crawfish tails, and a fellow WordPress blogger sharing their love of crawfish mac and cheese with me had me craving a spicy Creole style chowder something fierce. For this recipe I opted to use leftover Potatoes…

Fermenting & Dehydrating

Another wonderful kitchen gadget I was gifted this Christmas was a food dehydrator. I’ve casually mentioned the benefits of owning one, but honestly hadn’t given it serious thought. So I was very surprised and immensely grateful for this unexpected gift and more importantly the wifey’s vote of confidence that I am on the right track…

Cinnamon Sugar Belgian Waffles

In between one of our numerous moves, we lost our waffle iron somewhere along the way. Replacing it has been on our radar for a while, and much to my delight it was one of my Christmas gifts this year. I haven’t had waffles in what seems like decades and the only kind I ate…