Creole Burritos?

This New Orleans-inspired meal takes the traditional dish red beans and rice and stuffs it in a flour tortilla. Packed with flavor, meatless Red Bean & Rice Burritos  jazzes things up with a homemade spice blend of parsley, paprika, oregano, black pepper, white pepper, and salt. The simple recipe makes enough filling for 10 burritos; that’s just the right amount for two people to enjoy during a week of work lunches. Plus, they’re portable, so you can grab them on the go and never miss a beat. [... more]

Virginia Willis Tweeted Me

Georgia native Virginia Willis is an esteemed French-trained chef, renowned food author, and culinary educator of her “refined Southern” cuisine. A zealous fan, I followed Virginia on Twitter and to my surprise, she followed me back. When I realized she does this for all fans, I tweeted, “One of my Southern idols @VirginiaWillis followed me back, but she’s so hospitable, she follows EVERYone back.” To my great delight, she responded, “Oh now you just hush, Silly Goose. I liked your twitter handle!” Ladies and gents, I flew straight to [... more]