Food for y’all is a recipe site with recipes from around the world and no….it’s not just a site with southern recipes. Our team is in the south (more precisely….Southern California) and we offer cooking tips, restaurant and product reviews and an extensive glossary.
Let’s talk about recipes….what they are and what they ain’t (that’s southern lingo).
What they “ain’t” is a guarantee the dish will turn out the way you were expecting it to when you first read it. Recipes are blueprints which contain various ingredients and cooking methods that, when followed explicitly, will present you with a completed dish but no guarantees.
How many times have you followed a recipe perfectly and was disappointed with the outcome? Sometimes they come out fine but not always.
What we’re suggesting is you read the recipe and if there’s an ingredient you don’t like or don’t think should be in there…..take it out! Adjust the recipe to your liking and you’ll be happier with the results.
OK….now let’s talk about navigation (that’s how ya git around our site). We recommend that you start out using the category menu under “Recipes & Blogs” in the left side panel. You’ll notice that after you open a recipe, both the category and associated tags are listed at the bottom of the recipe. So….if your perusing our great “Shrimp Creole” recipe under the Seafood category, you’ll see the tags are “Creole” and “Shrimp”. If you click on “Shrimp”…it will show you all the Shrimp recipes we have on our site. Slick…eh? Of course, if you’re the impatient type…you can just use the search function at the top left of the page.
We’ll keep posting recipes from around the world but if some of the ingredients listed are not available in your area…..just substitute something else.
The main thing is….just have fun cooking and as Jacques Pepin says, ‘Happy Cooking!’
Hope you enjoy the site and y’all come back real soon!