From the pages of “The Picayune’s Creole Cook Book”

on November 19, 2017

Just in case you’re still looking for that perfect dish for your Thanksgiving table…this week, I’m going to be posting some of my favorite turn-of-the-century recipes from New Orleans! First up, your appetizer–Cream of Asparagus Soup. Here’s the recipe directly from “The Picayune’s Creole Cook Book”: And here’s a rearranged version: Cream of Asparagus Soup…. Read More


on October 28, 2017

I’m Ana Brazil, author of Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper. How to introduce myself? Let me just say that I’m curious about many, many things. First of all, I’m fascinated by the exploits of bold and audacious women, especially the women who followed their strong hearts to challenge and improve American society during… Read More