Everyone should have a cousin Steve. Stephen Rayford was my first mentor, the first person who chose me and took me under their wing. At ten years old, Steve schooled me in the game of football as we watched Super Bowl XII between the Dallas Cowboys and the Denver Broncos in the winter of 1978.… Read More Everyone Should Have A Cousin Steve
I first tasted Salmon Croquettes during a visit to my maternal grandmother’s house one summer. She and my Aunt Patricia made croquettes and paired them with white rice for breakfast and I was hooked. It’s been one of my favorite dishes ever since. I consider it the kind of meal you eat whether you’re flat broke or… Read More Salmon Croquettes
SoulCreole is a philosophy of cooking rooted in the southern Louisiana culinary tradition and complemented with the culinary heritage of the Mississippi Delta. SoulCreole’s one rule: FLAVOR. The food must have taste. You want arugula on your po-boy instead of iceberg lettuce? Sure. Smoked turkey in your red beans instead of pickled pork? Fine. Brown rice or (gasp!)… Read More What is SoulCreole?