I love getting recipes from friends. Why? Well first off I believe when someone is willing to share a recipe with you it’s significant. After all, it comes from a very special place—their family kitchen. Second, usually recipes that friends share are proven winners and have stood the test of time with their families. And that’s certainly true about today’s recipe for braised cabbage from my friend, Nona.
I met Nona through a mutual friend on a trip to New Orleans. As I got to know Nona better, I learned she is an amazing cook. And when she and her daughter, Joy, hosted an adoption party for a friend of ours, Nona and I talked and talked about food. And that’s when she shared this incredible recipe for braised cabbage. (more…)