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Our food truck, Jep’s Southern Roots, is live!

       To all our peeps and all foodies out there! Jep’s Southern Roots is open and ready for business. I’m so proud that he’s following his food truck dreams. The truck serves up some homemade delights like our very own meat pies, po’ boys, etouffee, and more! Plus, the food is prepared with heart and southern soul, all homemade, and our own, tried-and-true recipes! Stop by for some true Louisiana comfort cooking, and a taste of the south…

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The Importance of Girlfriends

  The Importance of Girlfriends Females, raise your hand if you have a girl gang. Almost all of you? That’s what I thought. My girlfriends are like sisters to me, they’re a second family. I try to see them as often as I can, and cherish the days we go out for coffee or a meal, spending time together, just us girls. Our moments together are fun, precious, and, according to a Stanford University study, extremely healthy. There are many reasons…

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Homemade Meat Pies

Meat pies are a staple in our household. Whether dinner or lunch, a meat pie is always a good meal. Sometimes we make this comfort food with beef, other times pork, and every pie is always slightly more delicious than the last. Jep makes a mighty fine pie, but I pull my reins, too. Below is my recipe for the perfect meat pie.   Ingredients Pie Crust 1 cup butter-flavored shortening 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tablespoon salt ¾ cup…

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