Emeril’s Collard Greens

Posted on September 7th, 2016 by host

In Essential Emeril, the famous chef says his mother never needed to nag him to eat his vegetables. In fact, his first “food memory” was picking vegetables in his family’s garden.

Recipes | September 7th, 2016

Two Bean Salad

Posted on August 4th, 2016 by host

If you follow the “Blue Zone” eating plans, you know that adding more beans to your diet is one of the healthiest changes you can make. Blue Runner, based in Gonzales for more than half a century, offers great products in store and tasty recipes on their website, including this yummy salad that can serve as an entree or a side and is especially appetizing as a cold entree during the summer heat.

Recipes | August 4th, 2016

Healthy Sweet Potato & Veggie Bake

Posted on July 19th, 2016 by host

This spicy seasoning, concocted by the Walker family from Ville Platte as an alternative to other brands they felt relied too heavily on salt, adds a zest you won’t soon forget. Top a medley of vegetables with it, and all you need is a ribeye, chicken breast or any other center-plate protein to complete your meal.

Recipes | July 19th, 2016

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Posted on June 2nd, 2016 by host

Re: invent your next barbecue with this tangy recipe that requires just two ingredients.

Recipes | June 2nd, 2016

Watermelon Avocado Mint Salad

Posted on May 19th, 2016 by host

Nothing is fresher — and tastier — than a mix of five or fewer raw ingredients. Toss these seasonal favorites for a taste of summer.

Recipes | May 19th, 2016

Smothered Spicy Corn

Posted on April 4th, 2016 by host

Who doesn’t need a quick side dish to round out a meal? Kids especially love corn, and with the added spices of 2 Sisters’ Salsa’s variation, you will too!

Recipes | April 4th, 2016

Baked Honey Sweet Potatoes

Posted on March 15th, 2016 by host

Don’t wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy these homegrown sweet vegetables! Rich in vitamins A and C, iron, potassium, beta carotene and fiber, sweet potatoes should be a year-round staple. The Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission offers this simple recipe, with just five ingredients, helps make that an easy goal to achieve.

Recipes | March 15th, 2016

Delightful Palate’s Stone Fruit Nectar Curry Torte

Posted on December 2nd, 2015 by host

Lili Courtney, a talented local chef with a passion for eating well, calls her line of Delightful Palate salad dressings “culinary condiments for artful eating.” We think you’ll agree when you try this recipe, a no-cook appetizer for the holidays that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Recipes | December 2nd, 2015

Sweet Potato Souffle

Posted on November 25th, 2015 by host

Food photographer Kristine Stone was cooking in season long before it was in vogue. Now, with her Seasonal in Louisiana notecards and refrigerator magnets, she hopes to help others do the same. Here she uses sweet potatoes for a dish that doubles as a side or dessert!

Recipes | November 25th, 2015

Louisiana Spring Salsa

Posted on May 5th, 2015 by host

Strawberries bring a burst of fresh flavor to Louisiana each spring, and this salsa recipe from Pennington Biomedical Research Center’s Test Kitchen is an easy way to snack on goodness.

Recipes | May 5th, 2015