This week, Army spouse Vanessa Maldonado shares her modern twist on her mother’s Picadillo recipe and a bonus refried bean recipe. “I like hers, but she makes it more the traditional way and I don't like all the ingredients,” Maldonado said. “So, I made my own version of it.” With many of the simple ingredients left to taste there is plenty of room to make it your own. Maldonado said it … [Read more...] about What’s for dinner?
On the menu this week is a shrimp creole recipe from Col. Eric Towns, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Leonard Wood commander. Towns said this recipe is special to him because it brings back a little piece of home. “Growing up in southern Louisiana, food was such a big part of the culture and how people socialized,” Towns said. “After 25 years in the Army, I still make the recipes that my extended … [Read more...] about What’s for dinner?