Food and Drink

Holiday Drink Recipes

Thanksgiving dinner doesn’t change much from year to year–things can get a little boring, but nobody wants to mess with menu either. Specialty drinks to the rescue! Today we have a chance to wow your family with festive drinks they haven’t seen before. Even better, we used local ingredients so…


Best Breakfast Places on the Northshore

The Creole Bagelry Living in Covington, it’s a bit of a drive to make it to the bagelry. Is it worth it? Yes. Its small, its local and bagels! Who doesn’t love bagels, especially when there is an assortment of cream cheeses to choose from to go with it. They…


Four New Restaurants Opening in West St. Tammany

Restaurants continue to pop up all over the parish and today I’m going to tell you about a few. Hopefully you’ll find something new you want to try! Safa Mediterranean Grill 70380  Highway 22, Covington. Mediterranean lovers on the west side of Covington can rejoice–there’s an authentic-style Greek place opened…


Tasty Easter Desserts

Most people think of jelly beans and chocolate bunnies when they think of Easter sweets, but for me, Easter brunch or lunch is a time for light, airy, fruity desserts. It’s the unofficial start of Spring and I love to include all of the fruits and flavors that are coming…


Healthy Family Meals to Get the New Year Started Right

It’s that time of year again! Time for resolutions for a better, healthier you. For me, the hardest part of living a healthier lifestyle isn’t getting more exercise, it’s eating better. I love good food. I’ve spent the past few months experimenting in my kitchen to find some healthy, well-rounded…


PJ’s Coffee Concentrate

This post is brought to you by PJ’s Coffee Local favorite, PJ’s Coffee has officially entered the concentrate game. Now available at your local PJs coffee house, each jar of concentrate makes 4-6 servings so you can keep it in your fridge for a few days or invite over some…


Top Ten Thanksgiving Dishes

  With Thanksgiving just a few days away I’m starting to take stock of how much sugar, butter and bourbon we have in the house (the reason will become clear in a second) and searching for my recipe binder. And I’m sure households across the Northshore, as well as throughout…


In a While, Crocodile

This post was brought to you by In a While, Crocodile. Here in the New Orleans area, we eat a little differently than the rest of the country. Slow cookers were popular in the 70s and 80s, but my mother never used one. Back then, the recipes involved cream-of-something soup…