Spices

Ingredients Original recipe makes 4 servingsChange Servings 2 tablespoons butter 8 ounces andouille sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices 2 tablespoons ground paprika 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 1 large green bell pepper, diced 2 stalks celery, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 cup uncooked brown rice 3 cups chicken stock 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined […]

Igredients  1 (3 to 4 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces 2 pound smoked sausage, sliced 3 green bell peppers, diced 2 onions, diced 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes Click here for the rest of the recipe

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We are all in the midst of trying to save money and eat well. Fresh herbs are wonderful ingredients that can add loads of flavor to your dishes, but they come at an often inflated cost.  I’ve seen two 6 inch long twigs of thyme go for up to $5! How To Grow An Herb […]

Do you like spicy foods?  If you do, your taste buds may be onto something. The Journal of Proteome Research just released a study that says spicy substances may trigger protein changes in the body that assist with weight loss and fights fat storage.  The key ingredient, capsaicin is what researchers think is the catalyst […]