Seafood Bisque

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

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Deviled Shrimp

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

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Baked Fruit

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

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Breakfast Casserole

A family favorite, this Breakfast Casserole finds itself at the table for every celebratory morning occasion, but it should be made the night before. It includes all the breakfast staples, and the little bit of dry mustard adds a tangy flavor and cuts through some of the richness of the dish. Everyone will be begging

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Chicken Poppyseed Casserole

A potluck favorite for years, Chicken Poppy Seed Casserole is a creamy dish that satisfies during any season. This variation includes egg noodles, which add texture and allow this recipe to serve more people. Crushed Ritz® crackers create a savory and crunchy topping for this Southern classic. Here’s a tip: crush the crackers while they are

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