New Orleans Shrimp and Artichoke Soup Absolutely DELICIOUS loaded with shrimp and sweet artichokes, seasoned with Creole/Cajun spices . A version taught at the New Orleans School of Cooking and AMAZING!!!
NYT Cooking: This is a vegetarian version of a classic Chinese stir-fry. The authentic versions I’ve encountered include some pork or bacon, but the chilies, ginger, garlic, star anise and the cabbage are flavorful enough without meat. I’ve added carrots for color.
Smothered Green Beans - canned green beans baked in bacon, brown sugar, butter, soy sauce and garlic. This is the most requested green bean recipe in our house.Everybody gets seconds. SO good!! Great for a potluck. Everyone asks for the recipe! Super easy to make.