Crabmeat Royale

This recipe comes from Louisiana Cookin’. MAKES 4 SERVINGS 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 2 pounds jumbo lump Louisiana crabmeat, picked over for shells and cartilage 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onions 1 tablespoon minced parsley 2 tablespoons toasted almond slivers Preheat … Continue reading

Perre’s Southern Cornbread Chicken and Dressing with Gravy

PERRE COLEMAN MAGNESS is the cook behind the Runaway Spoon blog. My life sometimes requires comfort cooking.  Not comfort food, but comfort cooking, though the two are not mutually exclusive. Comfort food for me is old classics that bring back happy memories, sometimes bittersweet, or that make a down day worthwhile. Often, that means food … Continue reading

Perre’s Creamy Italian Sausage and Pumpkin Manicotti

PERRE COLEMAN MAGNESS As I remember it, trick or treating is hard work.  Lots of walking, in what is invariably an uncomfortable costume, that heavy bag of candy and keeping your best manners on under all that stress.  But the promise of a seemingly endless supply of fun-size candy bars made it all worthwhile.  I … Continue reading