Creole Okra Gumbo

Gumbo is one of those dishes that I just love in the winter time.  Like pot roast, beef stew, or beef bourguignon, it just warms the soul on a chilly night.  My version of Creole Okra Gumbo is delicious and easy to make, but there is some prep work involved.  But, the end results will […]

My Favorite Beef Stew Recipe

It gets really hot and muggy in Mississippi.  By the time we have our 4 or 5 days of Fall weather, I am soooo ready to make beef stew.  It’s my favorite thing when it gets cold outside, and I love to make it the low and slow way, and let those delicious aromas permeate […]

Ham Bone and White Bean Soup

I love spiral sliced hams, especially around the holidays.  We sell thousands of my Double Smoked Spiral Hams at this time of year and ship them all across the country.  Now, with a spiral ham, you’ll get some amazing pieces of ham easily from the bone.  But, the slicers can’t go all the way to […]

Fall Tomato Soup

Don’t you just love it when Fall really comes in?  I know I do.  I live in the sweat zone of Mississippi, and I’m always glad to see the back of summer.  However, there are trade-offs with everything in life, and just when I get to craving tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches, that’s when […]