A Delta Chef’s Special: Roast Quail with Beurre Blanc

Chef Jamie McAfee, executive chef and manager of the Pine Bluff Country Club, was just 14 when he started cooking hamburgers, corn dogs and other foods by the pool at the Delta Country Club in McGehee. His father, the long-time chef at Delta Country Club had encouraged him and it led to what McAfee calls […]

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Throwback Thursday {Fish and Seafood}

Fishing for a recipe that’s fresh from the water? We’re ‘hooking’ you up with some recipes that include the catch of the day. Crawfish Boil   Tilapia with Stewed Tomatoes   Smoked Trout, Rice, Asparagus and Pea Salad   Pecan-smoked Trout

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Roux is the Start to a Delicious Duck Gumbo

Learning to make a good roux was a necessary skill to learn after I  married my Louisiana-raised  turned Arkansas outdoorsman husband. With gumbos and etouffees, it all starts with a good roux. A roux is a mixture of nearly equal parts flour and fat – vegetable oil, butter and bacon drippings (oh yea, bacon) are most […]

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