But what we’re noticing is that whether in their voice, in the movement, or just in their eyes….they’re tired. League members, RELAX,  the fourth book is still in its infancy stages ( i.e, no one will be handing out recipes to test at the next meeting). The meat pie breakfast comes with two eggs, your choice of grits or Creole shredded hash browns and a meat pie. We both had exceptional, talented women to work with. The Touring & Tasting Event was held in conjunction with the Natchitoches Tour of Homes. We have it covered!For those of us that live in Natchitoches, there is an additional holiday that is inserted in between Thanksgiving and Christmas…the Natchitoches Christmas Festival. Mame's Cane River Meat Pies, Natchez, Louisiana. Bake at 375 degrees for 55 minutes or until golden brown. You can add this Cane River Cream Pie recipe to your own private DesktopCookbook. Laissez les bons temps rouler! A bag of fritos and a bowl of shredded cheese along side and one of my all time favorites – Frito Pie! This week’s recipe, a strawberry soup, is a little different. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Bake at 375 degrees approximately 10 minutes. Sales Resources, LLC. As you know, from the last two books,  it took many months of testing. By seasons, I don’t mean Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall, I mean football season, Christmas season, Mardi Gras season and crawfish season….. You get the picture. But once the decorations are up, the presents are wrapped, and we find ourselves enjoying family, take a deep breath and look around and try to absorb the love and memories that you’ve worked so hard to make possible. The recipe pictured here is Salsa Cheese Cake, on page 28. We mailed recipe sheets to all members asking for original and old family recipes. Sales Resources, LLC. Anyway, along with recipes, we will post news of the many activities ofThe Service League of Natchitoches  and the accomplishments of the members, a varied and talented group of women  who give generously of their time and talents. I make this recipe all of the time and have served it cut into small bites as an appetizer, as a bread and as the main course. Their guidance and friendship is invaluable to the League. We had an abundance of excellent  cooks. Posted by Barbara and Robin for Cane River Cooks Hi friends, This week’s recipe, a strawberry soup, is a little different. I can remember her baking these in strips and using them for strawberry shortcake. He had done a brochure for the Symphony that I fell in love with and asked what he thought about that for an idea. YUM! I prepare my chili a few days ahead and refrigerate or freeze and on Festival Day, it works great in a crockpot. They’ve been working diligently at reprinting our first cookbook, Cane River Cuisine. Aside from being tasty, they are just so versatile. 3 cups diced apples with peels (approximately 3 large apples), 3 cups fresh or frozen (1 bag) cranberries, 3 packages instance cinnamon and spice oatmeal, Toss together apples, cranberries, flour, and sugar. Don’t let the list of ingredients scare you off. * This website manufactured in a facility containing nuts. Store any remaining cake in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Pudding should be ¼ to ½ inch thick. Contact Us Should be plenty of menus with Natchitoches Meat Pies, tamales, cheese balls, pralines, Christmas cookies! Here in Natchitoches and throughout Louisiana, we love our crawfish, and rightly so. Cane River Cream Pie recipe featured on DesktopCookbook. Beat egg and add to mixture. In those days, Ms. Fay Norman was President of the League while league members, and some of their husbands, were heavily involved in testing recipes. Key, uses crackers to thicken the chili that is loaded with chopped onions, celery, and bell pepper. Thanks to Amy Fisher for sharing this great appetizer! Drizzle chocolate syrup on top in a decorative pattern. Once the cake layers are completely cooled, take each layer of the cooked cake and cut in half the long way. Storefront Address 254 W. 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Every picture has a story. It can also be topped with sour cream and/or guacamole. One of my favorites is chili. All rights reserved. We received so many recipes that when the committee deciding on which ones to use had as many excellent  recipes left out of the book as we used in the cookbook. It has become the hallmark of the Service League of Natchitoches and a legacy to be passed down from generations of cooks.