Shrimp, Cockles & Chorizo with Spaghetti

Whenever the weather is warm and sunny  I seem to always gravitate to some type of a seafood meal. It’s light, tasty and quick to prepare. So there is not much time spent over a hot stove, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful weather outdoors. Better yet, if you have an outdoor eating area, why…

Clams with Chorizo in a Saffron Sauce

Clams are one of my favorite seafood goodies to eat! They are packed with iron which is so important for red blood cells, especially for women, but the minerals in clams don’t stop with iron. Clams are also a good source of phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium. Clams have more protein than oysters…

Jambalaya

It’s that time of the year, Mardi Gras! Time to celebrate and feast  before the fast. Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. It’s a huge celebration in Louisiana. But if you cannot make it…

Arugula, Sausage and Pasta Salad

This warm salad is a nice alternative to a cold salad on a very cold winter day. All of these great flavors work so well together, that you can actually make this as your main course meal. So try this recipe and share your thoughts. Enjoy! ARUGULA ,SAUSAGE AND PASTA SALAD Ingredients: Serves 2  2…

Rigatoni with Purple Pesto and Chicken Sausage

Rigatoni with Purple Pesto and Chicken Sausage Basil has this amazing fragrance that is so irresistible! Whenever I go to the farmers market I always pick some up, although the bunch it comes in is so big that in order not to waste any I either share some or I make pesto sauce and freeze…

Spicy Chicken with Fennel, Petite Peas and Jasmine Rice

Spicy Chicken Sausage with Fennel, Petite Peas and Jasmine Rice This is a great meal to prepare when you just want to have some  sweet and spicy. If you do not like spicy just use mild flavored chicken sausage. I just sliced  1/2 cup fennel,  1/4 cup white onion a clove of garlic and two…