Blackened Brown Rice Chicken Casserole

Blackened Brown Rice Chicken Casserole

There’s something about a creamy casserole that is perfect for a chilly night. It’s comforting and rich and filling, and usually makes good leftovers. The usual suspects (mac n cheese, tuna and noodles) are always nice, but sometimes you want something a little more...
AJK Taco Seasoning Blend

AJK Taco Seasoning Blend

I love to experiment with different things in the kitchen. One of those is making seasoning blends of my own, since I have a pretty well stocked spice cabinet. In addition to plain old spices, I also have a bunch of spice blends from Ava Jane’s Kitchen, so when...
Easy Creole Rice

Easy Creole Rice

  I took a weekend trip down south a few months ago, and one of the things I loved was the food. Southern food is not exactly health food, but it is certainly delicious. In New Orleans, creole rice is on every menu. Sometimes with sausage, sometimes with...

Cajun Baked Salmon

One of my favorite proteins is salmon, so consequently I cook it pretty often. My go to way is usually just to season it and cook it in a hot skillet, but sometimes that gets old and recipes like this are born. Easy and delicious, this recipe turns out salmon filets...

Cajun Shrimp Tortellini

I recently had the kind of day where everything went wrong. You’ve probably had one of those days. It started with bad weather (these kinds of days almost always do, am I right?) I don’t usually have to be anywhere at a specific time, but on this day I did. Also on...