Jeff Young

Jeff Young

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Dec 3, 2021

Rosemary Shortbread

Rosemary Shortbread

I don't remember why or how we came across these delightful little cookies, but they have now become a family favorite. The fresh rosemary really makes these pop! Not only are they easy

Nov 24, 2021

Oysters Mosca

Oysters Mosca

Located on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish on Highway 90 West about 4 1/2 miles from the Huey P. Long Bridge, Mosca's – an iconic New Orleans establishment – has been serving up

Nov 18, 2021

Wild Pecan Rice Dressing for Thanksgiving

Wild Pecan Rice Dressing for Thanksgiving

When Char and I got married, we each brought a favorite cookbook into the marriage. Char brought Louisiana Real & Rustic by Emeril Lagasse, and I brought Who's Your Mama, Are You Catholic,

Nov 15, 2021

Marriage: More Poetry than Planned

Marriage: More Poetry than Planned

Yesterday my wife Char and I celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary. Or, to be more accurate, yesterday was our anniversary, but we’ve been celebrating for several days. It started on Thursday evening

Jan 27, 2021

Beef Chili from Scratch

Beef Chili from Scratch

Special thanks to Alicia Quebedeaux at Catholic Community Radio for gently nudging me to finally post this recipe! Enjoy! INGREDIENTS Sea salt1 lb dried pinto beans6 dried ancho peppers2 to 4 dried arbol

Dec 31, 2020

2020: Unexpected Blessings

2020: Unexpected Blessings

One of the unexpected blessings of 2020 was having all the kids under our roof again. When the pandemic hit and the quarantine was first announced, our oldest child (and only son) was