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The Willing Widow and The Devious Debutante Featured in Publishers Weekly Magazine

  We are happy to announce that Publishers Weekly Magazine (November 23, 2015 Issue)  has reviewed The Willing Widow and listed The Devious Debutante as a New Self-Published Listing.   “New Orleans in 1884 makes a fascinating setting for this fast-paced romance. Beautiful young widow Renee Desselle Soniat is the proprietor of a successful millinery shop when she […]

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GRANDMERE’S CHEESE STRAWS

In my family, the cheese straw was reserved for elegant cocktail parties, particularly during the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. Linen napkins, crystal sherry glasses, beautiful china. That was the setting for my grandmother’s cheese straws. No one is certain of the cheese straw’s origin. Tradition has it that the first published recipe can be found […]

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Remoulade Sauce

    Remoulade Sauce is another one of those charming Louisiana recipes that is never made the same way twice. The sauce originated in France as something similar to tartar sauce. Sauce is a French word meaning “a relish to make food more appetizing.” Such strategies were necessary for cooks before refrigeration. Remoulade—a mayonnaise-based sauce […]

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