The Mississippi River Delta, stretching for about one hundred miles along the banks of the mighty Mississippi and extending eastward fifty miles across the state is one of the richest agricultural regions in the world. After the Emancipation Proclamation was enacted and slaves no longer worked the cotton fields, Chinese men migrated to the Delta
I know you remember the old green bean casserole recipe on the sides of the Campbells cream of mushroom soup. This recipe is a take on that except it’s from scratch and let me tell you, your family is going to begging for more. It’s going to be a little more work, but the end
This recipe is so reminiscent of the artichoke dip from the 80’s. I had a recipe card that I used for that dip and it’s been used so much it has separated!! Use this recipe as an appetizer, or as a side with soup. Your family and friends will absolutely love it!
This seafood bisque was dreamed up by one of my younger employees, Robert Gordon, at the Café and served every Friday. With tons of flavor, this decadent cream-based soup makes for a great weekend meal. Serve with crusty bread and you’re good to go! NOTE: I use fresh large shrimp, sautéed in butter and cut
I have used this recipe countless times. This has been a go-to item for me when I was catering, and it was an original recipe from my first episode ever of the VeryVera show! Enjoy it in a bowl, or place it in a mold. Note: These quantities are for a large mold. For
This recipe is another classic from my recipe box. I originally got this recipe from the Junior League “Perennials” cookbook in the 1980s when I first started my catering business. Since then, I’ve brought it to so many gatherings and people absolutely love it!
VeryVera’s Gourmet-to-Go line of products was developed with the help of staff member Susan Ely. Our Veggie Lasagna, a shining star of the GTG menu, was a weeknight favorite for our customers. It’s a perfect vegetable side and a filling vegetarian entree.
You could set your watch by it—every Wednesday at the Café, the same group of Augustans would show up for tomato soup day. This soup is a labor of love, but the result is completely worth the effort. It’s rich, full of flavor, and will fill your home with the delectable aroma of tomato and
Recipes are a sweet and lasting gift to give to someone. A meal lasts a day but a recipe lasts a lifetime. Baked fruit is an easy and delicious recipe that was given to me as a wedding gift from a dear friend. You can make this recipe all year round, and it is especially
Like any biscuit, I love these with breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This recipe takes the classic buttermilk biscuit and spins it in a different direction with a bite of sharp cheddar cheese and green onion. Enjoy these with butter or create a biscuit sandwich! One of the most popular breads in our Gourmet to Go
Are you looking for a way to add a little flair to your Brussels sprouts? This is a creamy rich alternative to the way Brussel sprouts are traditionally prepared. They are covered in cream and bacon, then baked to perfection. This is the perfect Holiday dish, I hope you will give it a try!
are you ready for your next Thanksgiving staple? Plenty of VeryVera customers have ordered this dAessing for their Thanksgiving meal, but it’s so simple to make! This dressing is chunky, moist, and the perfect complement to your Thanksgiving bird or with a grilled chicken breast or pork tenderloin during the week.
“We infused this dough with a light amber ale because it offers subtle notes of toasty malt and sweet citrus that balance out the savory Parmesan and roasted garlic. A hoppy beer (like an IPA) would make the bread too bitter. Place three dough balls into a muffin cup to yield a charming clover shape.”