Cajun Salsa

New Orleans is Mary’s birthplace and a strong influence on her taste buds.  In her opinion, the cuisine in South Louisiana cannot be topped any place in the world.  One of her favorite tastes is the mighty muffuletta, the best sandwich in the world.  This gastronomical delight, created in the French Quarter, is made of …



Golden Apricot Jam

This is the jam that started it all!  In 2009, Mary’s father-in-law, Gilbert, gave her apricots from his backyard tree.  The whole family yummied up the luscious fruit.  Still, the apricots kept coming.  They shared the windfall with friends and neighbors.  Still more apricots.  Mary cooked with them, stuffing chicken breasts, making the apricot upside …