Stuffed Cabbage

Nonna Snowden cooks an Aunt Annette recipe. Aunt Annette immigrated from Hungary and brought with her this recipe as well as a few others. Nonna Snowden blended the best Hungarian parts with a little of her own Italian heritage to make this unique and tasty dish. Specifically, she mixed ground turkey and ground pork with some Italian tomato sauce and cheeses. This is simply a filling and mouth watering meal! Video to be posted on 27 March 2019!


Nonna Snowden and guest cook, Maw Maw Gwen, put together this “How to” video which features cow head barbacoa. After cooked, they chopped the cheek meat, cow’s tongue, and other meat to make a fantastic taco dinner. Watch the video to learn a little about a Mexican Barbacoa and a new and delicious way to enjoy some beef.

Cow’s Head Barbacoa

Nonna Snowden and guest cook, Maw Maw Gwen, hosted a Cow’s Head Barbacoa. A local Mexican butcher shop provided the cow’s head, Maw Maw Gwen and Nonna used several new and tasty spices, and for 9 hours they steamed the meat. When cooked they shredded the meat and added corn tortillas, guacaomle, and zesty salsa. Watch the video to see exactly how this Mexican delicacy is cooked. Video to be published Wednesday 20 March, 2019.

Cajun Style Crawfish Boil

From behind the scenes, Nono helps Nonna boil cajun style crawfish. Using spicy crawfish boil, zesty Italian dressing, andouille sausage, red potatoes, onions, garlic, and a whole lot of lemons, Nono and Nonna teach you how to host an authentic cajun style crawfish boil!

Click here for the written recipe!

Here are some quick links to purchase ingredients and utensils via Amazon:

Crawfish boiler and pot, Zatarain’s Crab boil, Louisiana Crab boil, Coleman ice chest, Aluminum Pans, Paper plates, Paper towels, Garbage bags, Wooden Spoons.


Nonna Snowden boiled CRAWFISH! Video looks almost as good as dinner tasted. Coming on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, to a You.Tube channel near you. It will also be posted on this web site!

Instant Pot – Pork Chops

Following a long day at work, Nonna quickly threw together a nice pork chop and salad dinner. Watch Nonna continue to learn the instant pot’s ins and outs, this time using the “sauté” function to quickly brown the pork chops before cooking. Nonna complimented her favorite spices and seasonings with a dijon mustard coating on the pork chops and a little dijon mustard her “quick fix” vinaigrette dressing.

Click here for the written recipe for the pork chops and gravy.
Click here for the written recipe for the vinaigrette dressing.

By all means, let Nonna know what YOU see from your kitchen window!

Instant Pot – Pork Chops

Due to technical difficulties, the Jambalaya video is postponed until further notice. We (Nonna and Aunt Winkie) apologize for the inconvenience. Not wanting to disappoint and leave our viewers completely without, Nonna cooked up an after work quick, easy, and tasty meal. She cooked pork chops in the instant pot and added a nutritious green salad with her “quick fix vinaigrette.” Using her favorite spices and some dijon mustard, these pork chops bring a new flavor and some variety to Nonna Snowden Cooks’ repertoire .

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Instant Pot – Pot Roast

A viewer requested that Nonna prepare some meals using an instant pot. Nonna Snowden was more than happy to oblige! In her first attempt with the Instant Pot, Nonna cooked a chuck roast (pot roast) using Dan Pastorini’s Texas Style Rub and gravy using Dan’s Garlic & Herb Seasoning. She also cooked broccoli and rice in the instant pot, with some lessons learned. Watch the video to learn what Nonna learned.

Click here for the written recipe.

Here are some quick links to purchase ingredients and utensils via amazon.

Instant Pot, Tony Chachere’s, Wooden Spoons, Cajun Garlic Power Sauce, Sauce Pot, Stainless Steel Chopper, Uncle Paulie’s Ghost Pepper Salt, Dan Pastorini’s Texas Style Rub.

Instant Pot – Pot Roast

This week Nonna Snowden experimented using Instant Pot to make pot roast. She used all her favorite herbs and spices (Dan Pastorini and Uncle Paulie’s) as well as adding Dan Pastorini’s Texas Style Rub to give the roast a little more flavor. Her side dish was, also, cooked in the instant pot and is a delicious broccoli and rice combination. Video and written recipe will be posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.