Pecan Paradise

Recipes Pecan Paradise Directions: Put marshmallow cream and kisses in a large bowl and set aside. In a saucepan, combine sugar, milk, and butter. Bring to a boil and cook for eight minutes. Pour over marshmallow/chocolate mixture and stir until blended well. Stir in pecans. Drop by the spoonful onto waxed paper. Makes 3 or […]

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Loaded Summer Peppers

Recipes Loaded Summer Peppers Directions: Preheat oven to 350ºF. Heat oil in a large pot over low heat. Sauté onion, celery, and chopped green pepper for 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Season with parsley, Creole seasoning, salt, and pepper. Increase heat to medium high and add ground beef. Cook until

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Watermelon Punch

Recipes Watermelon Punch Directions: Make simple syrup by heating sugar and water in a saucepan until sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool. Remove rind and seeds from your Louisiana Grown watermelon. Cut into chunks, then puree in a blender until you get 4 cups of liquid. Juice limes and stir this into the watermelon puree.

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Creamy Squash Casserole

Recipes Creamy Squash Casserole Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 2 1/2-quart casserole dish. Put squash in a pot and add water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook 10–12 minutes or until diced squash are tender. Drain well, put in a large bowl, and set aside. In a skillet, sauté the

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Springtime Salsa

Recipes Springtime Salsa Directions: In a large glass bowl, combine all ingredients (except tortilla chips). Stir well with a spoon. Cover with plastic wrap and chill until serving time. Serve with chips. Ingredients: 3 large ripe Louisiana tomatoes, diced1 small Louisiana onion (yellow or white), finely chopped1 small Louisiana green bell pepper, seeds and veins

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Savory Pecan Burgers

Recipes Savory Pecan Burgers Directions: Preheat grill or broiler. Form 12 flat ground beef patties. Sauté bacon until the fat begins to render (but not until crispy), then drain. Mix together fresh Louisiana Grown pecans, parsley, and onions with softened butter. Spread the mixture on 6 of the patties then top with the other 6

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Louisiana Collard Greens

Recipes Louisiana Collard Greens Directions: Wash greens and remove any tough stems.  Cut up, and put greens and onion in a deep pot. Rinse ham hock and add it to the pot along with salt and red pepper.Add just enough water to cover greens, then cook until tender (about an hour). Season to taste. Goes

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Mandarin Cake

Recipes Mandarin Cake Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine flour and sugar in a bowl. Add eggs, vanilla, and baking soda and mix until blended well. Stir in Louisiana mandarins. Grease and lightly flour a 9×13-inch pan. Pour batter into pan and bake for half an hour or until a toothpick inserted in center of

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