Creole Shrimp Jambalaya 4 tbsp. butter 1 medium white onion chopped ½ cup celery chopped 1 medium green pepper seeded and chopped 3 gloves garlic crushed 2 cups cubed cooked ham 2 tbsp. tomato paste 2 dried bay leaves 1 tbsp. fresh thyme chopped finely ¼ tsp. cayenne ¼ tsp. chili powder ⅛ tsp. all spice ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. black pepper 1½ cups long grain white rice 1 540 ml can chunky stewed tomatoes 2 ½ cups chicken broth 1½ pounds fresh large shrimp peeled 1 tsp. paprika ½ c
Kick it up a notch!
If the world seems cold to you, fire up the stove and cook up some warmth.
I grew up on a small farm and we had limited funds so going to the local Co-op grocery store to purchase packaged foods or an array of expensive spices was not an option. I remember salt and pepper were my main source of seasoning. We grew an extensive garden so I would use such herbs as dill, mustard seeds, chives and parsley when fresh in the warmer seasons and then dry them t