Winter

February 25, 2019

Instant Pot French Onion Soup

Close up of Instant Pot French Onion Soup in a crock after broiling
Warm up on a chilly night by making Instant Pot French Onion Soup! This take on the classic comforting soup is made in the electric pressure cooker and finishes in the oven. First, caramelize the onions. Next, add wine, beef broth, thyme, salt and pepper, and let simmer. Then ladle the soup into crocks, top with crusty bread and gruyere cheese and broil to perfection. Hearty and comforting, this Instant Pot French Onion Soup is hard to beat.

February 20, 2019

No Churn Mardi Gras King Cake Ice Cream

No Churn Mardi Gras King Cake Ice Cream in a loaf pan before freezing
Make No Churn Mardi Gras King Cake Ice Cream as a sweet treat this Carnival season! This ice cream starts as any no churn ice cream recipe would—with whipped cream and sweetened condensed milk. Vanilla bean paste swirls into the base, giving tons of flavor. Layer the ice cream with chunks of King Cake and green, purple and gold sanding sugar, then freeze. Homemade King Cake Ice Cream is the perfect Mardi Gras dessert to serve on Fat Tuesday!

February 11, 2019

Strawberry White Hot Chocolate

Strawberry White Hot Chocolate drips out of its mug
Keep warm this winter with a mug of creamy Strawberry White Hot Chocolate! This twist on a classic hot cocoa calls for just four ingredients and gets its sweetness from strawberries and white chocolate chips. Top mugs of foamy strawberry hot chocolate with marshmallows, strawberries and extra white chocolate chips and enjoy. Whether you're serving Strawberry White Hot Chocolate for Valentine's Day or a snow day, it's perfect for young and old!

February 4, 2019

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Two bowls of Chicken and Sausage Gumbo are served with rice and green onions
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo is the ultimate Louisiana comfort food! This gumbo starts with a dark roux as its base. Once the roux is ready and combined with water, add sautéed chopped green bell pepper, onion and celery to the pot. Sear the chicken and sausage, too, before throwing them in, and letting the gumbo cook low and slow for hours. From-scratch gumbo is a labor of love, but it's a delicious one that is perfect to serve to...

January 28, 2019

Cream Cheese and Raspberry King Cake

A slice of Cream Cheese and Raspberry King Cake sits in front of the whole King Cake
Celebrate Mardi Gras by baking a homemade Cream Cheese and Raspberry King Cake for friends and family! King Cake, a traditional pastry that's well-loved during Carnival season in South Louisiana, is easier to make at home than you think. All it takes is time and patience. This stuffed king cake, which offers a cinnamon-sugar layer, then a combined cream cheese and raspberry layer, is a favorite of ours! Homemade king cake has never been tastier!

January 25, 2019

Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan: Week 93

Overhead image of a cup of Shrimp and Grits
Looking for food inspiration for next week's menu? Look no farther than the Dinner Divas weekly meal plan, a comprehensive plan that includes FIVE dinners and two extras, be they drinks, desserts, sides, etc. This eclectic meal plan, which includes relatively healthy dishes that won't take all day to cook, is meant to help busy cooks plan for the week ahead! We hope this meal plan provides great ideas and delicious dishes for your family.