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Recipes by Joanna Bourg


Hot Dig Relish

Cucumber Cabbage Chow Chow

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Maw-Maw likes to call this one Hot Dog Relish. Many refer to chow-chow as a catch-all term for any vegetable based relish. Chow-chow is meant to be a condiment and is usually put on top of or alongside the food. This dish is meant to enhance the dish you are ...

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Prize Winning Fresh Apple Cake

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This recipe won 3rd place at the Teche News Contest in November 2001 in St. Martinville, La. This recipe was given to me around 1980 by Mrs. Ruby Kiper a dear friend. It was a cold winter day with a fine misty rain falling. My Mother called and said they ...

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Beef and Pork Eggplant Dressing

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Aubergine, Eggplant or like my Cajun Momma use to say la Breme – Great in dressing, fried or etouffeed (smothered) – C’est tout bon Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground pork 1 large onion chopped 1 medium bell pepper or sweet banana pepper chopped 4 cloves or 1 ...

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Cheesy Black Eye Pea Dip

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Great Dip for Super Bowl, New Year or Mardi Gras Parties – Or any Fun Time get together.   Ingredients 1(15oz) can black-eyes - 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/3 cup diced onions 4 tablespoon chopped jalapeno pepper (no seeds) 1 tablespoon jalapeno juice 8 oz sharp cheddar ...

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Kumquat Preserves

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Kumquats or kumquats fruits can be eaten skin and all and they can also be made and eaten as a delicious preserve. Maw-Maw loves making preserves and jelly with the abundance of citrus available at this time of the year – Share the wealth with taunts and cousins 🙂 Ingredients ...

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Fig Bars

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Fig bars are bar cookies that contain figs. Each fig bar is square-shaped with a baked cookie dough outer crust and a thick fig filling inside. The Fig Newton® commercial fig bars by Nabisco started many other companies manufacturing similar cookies. The Fig Newton® was invented by American, Charles M. ...

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Kumquat Graham Cracker Pie

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Kumquats are like reverse oranges — the peel is sweet, and the pulp inside is sour. The seeds are small so either swallow them whole, or spit them out. No Kumquats – try one cup naval orange Ingredients 12 fresh kumquats 1/2 cup lemon juice (2 lemons) 8 ounce Cool ...

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Kumquat Nut Bread

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Wikipedia….Kumquat culinary uses include candying and kumquat preserves, marmalade, and jelly. Kumquats can also be sliced and added to salads. In recent years kumquats have gained popularity as a garnish for cocktail beverages, including the martini as a replacement for the more familiar olive. A kumquat liqueur mixes the fruit ...

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Persimmon Bread III

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Persimmon wood is very heavy and hard. It was once used to make golf clubs. Persimmon trees can take up to seven years before they produce fruit. Persimmons are used to make baked goods, such as cookies and breads. Source: producepedia.com Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 ...

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Persimmon Bread II

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Persimmons, the Latin word for it means “food of the gods.” From eHow – Persimmon is an attractive tree with nutritional, sweet, autumn-ripening fruit that has been an old-fashioned favorite for homeowners in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 5 through 11, depending on the variety. Persimmon trees fall into ...

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Persimmon Bread with Toasted Pecan Brown Sugar Glaze

Persimmon Bread I

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Freeze the persimmon pulp and make this bread anytime! Ingredients 1 cup persimmons pulp 1 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoon oil 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cups raisins 1 egg 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped nuts - Choice of pecans - ...

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Kumquat Bread

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Kumquats are tiny fruits with a sweet to sour citrus flavor and a fully edible peel. Kumquats are in season starting in October in South Louisiana. Ingredients 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups flour 2/3 cup oil 1 cup brown sugar 4 eggs 2/3 ...

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Gwyn Dill Pickles

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Often called kosher-style dill pickles, these are quick to make. Use either small whole cucumbers or cut larger ones into quarters. Because dill pickles have such a bold flavor, it only takes a small serving to flavor your food. Top a burger or sandwich with just two or three slices. ...

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Good Luck Black-Eyed Peas

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Back-eyes are a traditional New Year’s Day dish especially among Cajuns along with pork and cabbage. I can remember talking to my parents and siblings every New Year’s day, wishing good health and prosperity. To this day, the remaining siblings share that wish with each other. Ingredients 4 strips of ...

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Cornbread Salad

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Cornbread is a popular item enjoyed by many people for its texture and aroma. Cornbread is a common bread in the Cajun cuisine. Take the cornbread one bite further with this very unique type of salad.   Ingredients 1 package Jiffy Cornbread mix, mix according to package directions or 1 ...

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