Five Things Friday: Spice Up Your Life

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

Today I’m focusing on Food and Fun. Which reminds me, it’s time for y’all to head on over to Facebook and vote for what I should put on the plate next week. Just click on the photos below to get there. You can also vote on my Instagram post, or by leaving a comment here. This week’s choices are: Egg Salad, Potato Chip Casserole, or Slow Cooker Ratatouille.





The kitchen is always a haven for me, a safe place where I can keep my body busy with cooking while my … read the rest. . .

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Recipe: MoJo’s Creole Meatloaf

by Molly Jo Realy @MollyJoRealy

Who says y’all have to be in New Orleans to celebrate Fat Tuesday?

Y’all know my love for all things NOLA, right? The food, the parties, the spices, the food. Oh, did I say that already? C’mon. You know it’s worth mentioning again.

“It’s all about the food.
It’s always all about the food.”

~Rain [NOLA]

And y’all know my two favorite food companies are Zatarain’s and Winco, right?

And since tomorrow’s the end of this year’s Mardi Gras, as promised here’s this month’s meatloaf recipe. What makes it all that? The Holy … read the rest. . .

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NOLA, Zatarain’s Style

Last Tuesday we celebrated our recent successes, NOLA style. If you missed that post, you can read it here. I had a blast shopping for Mardi Gras decor, mixing up Hurricane mocktails, and feeding my guests with the great food provided by Zatarain’s.

How great was it of them to send me a box full of their rice mixes and seasonings? I chose to make the Brown Rice Jambalaya, Garden Vegetable Rice, and my salmon with the Blackened Seasonings mix.

What I love love love about Zatarain’s:

  • They make everything easy. You can prepare foods per package instructions,
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