A couple of weeks ago, I went to New Orleans for a quick getaway. All the way there, I kept thinking about getting a beignet from Café Du Monde. I love these things! Beignets are French deep fried pastries with powdered sugar on top. They are very popular in New Orleans.
Here is a look at my beignet from Café Du Monde….Doesn’t it look heavenly.
I think most people love stuffing at Thanksgiving. Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, you cannot have turkey without it. When I was younger, I remember my mother stuffing the turkey with it.
But as the years went on, she moved away from that and started to cook it on the side, like most people have done. I definitely prefer it cooked in a separate dish because I like crispy edges and you do not have to worry if the stuffing has been cooked all the way through.
I also remember growing up on Stove Top stuffing and I thought there was nothing better. Then as I got older, my mom started making her stuffing from scratch with cornbread and you can definitely taste the difference. Fresh is always best! I prefer to use cornbread over regular bread because I like my stuffing to have a slight sweetness to it.
It is definitely that time of the year…Thanksgiving! Every foodie and cook’s favorite holiday of the year!!! As most people have their menus planned out for the big day on Thursday, there are a few people still comparing recipes and deciding what they are going to make.
So, the next few days of recipes are for you. I, too, can sometimes be very last minute and change or alter what I am going to cook. So here’s to help…
Have you ever had a pie out of a jar? If not, you have to try these Peach and Raspberry Mason Jar Pies. If you look into my pantry, you will see that everything is in some sort of glass jar. As I have moved more towards glass and not plastic in my home, plastic containers were some of the first things to go.
So…I went out and bought all new glass containers, including a ton of mason jars. Mason jars are great for storage and in my opinion it looks more organized. I use mason jars for a lot of things, hence this recipe!