Did you enjoy the Bayou Beer Bread that you ate at The Crown? You can buy a box (with two mixes in it) in the Gift Shop after lunch or order it on-line to ship directly to you or a friend! That Vidalia Onion Dressing and Crispy Crumbles you enjoyed on your salad – you can purchase those too! And you can make our Chicken and Sausage Gumbo at home, and pretend that you slaved over the hot stove! Our Creole File Gumbo Mix makes it easy!

Do you get the idea? Taste of Gourmet food products are created and produced in Indianola, served at the Crown and are deliciously easy foods that you can buy and carry home or purchase on-line. You never have to dream about that luscious Praline Pie you loved at The Crown. You can purchase the mix and make it at home quick and easy!

We do all our product taste tests with our guests at The Crown which means YOU could be a part of “creating” the next new Taste of Gourmet product or just lucky enough to sample a new recipe variation using one of our products.

Like the Chimmi Torta? Yes, the recipe really is this simple!

Chimmi Torta
2 Tablespoons of Taste of Gourmet Chimmi Sauce
2 - 8 oz. blocks of cream cheese
Tomato chopped for garnish

Unwrap very cold cream cheese and slice horizontally, making 4 rectangular slices of cream cheese. Spread one Tablespoon of Chimmi Sauce over each layer, stacking the layers like a cake on a dish. Wrap and refrigerate Chimmi Torta until ready to serve. (keeps well for a week.) Garnish with chopped tomatoes on the serving plate and serve with crackers.

For more recipes using Taste of Gourmet products, visit our web site. Look at Recipes for all of our Products, Quick Bites Page and Customers and Consultants Cooking at Home for deliciously simple meals and entertaining ideas. is another way of sharing ideas for meals, great events in the area, and whatEvelyn is cooking for her own family! Join in on the fun at Evelyn's blog! 

To request our mail order catalog email us. Or request a catalog on If you are getting hungry and are ready, you can order directly online at!  We have specialized in shipping individual gifts since 1989 - so let us help you with your Christmas list! We ship when you choose, "fluff" gift packages nicely and enclose your gift message inside the box for no additional charge! Food is always a Gift of Love!