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Lemon Chicken with Wild Rice

Lemon Chicken with Wild Rice is a deliciously flavorful easy to make comfort meal cooked in one skillet combining wine-infused wild rice with perfectly cooked tender and juicy chicken thighs for a simple yet elegant […]

Julia Child’s French Onion Soup

You will not find a French Onion Soup recipe more authentic than this fantastic French Onion Soup recipe that I sat handwriting as I watched the cooking show Julia Child starred in called The French […]

Classic Sausage Chicken and Okra Gumbo

This Classic Sausage Chicken and Okra Gumbo is a spin-off of a popular recipe from Paul Prudhomme, the famous New Orleans chef who put Louisiana on the American culinary map. It is a hearty, flavorful, […]

Louisiana Crawfish Boil

Making a deliciously messy Cajun Crawfish Boil is considered a fine art to many Louisiana folk. Family, friends, and next-door neighbors will gather outdoors around newspaper-covered picnic tables, sipping on a cold beer, peeling, and […]

Red Creole Crawfish Gumbo

Gumbo is one of the oldest beloved Creole and Cajun cuisines in Louisiana, Gumbo is as much of a cultural symbol of as the bayou or jazz music heard playing in the French Quarters of […]

Hoppin’ John

Hoppin’ John is one of those classic Cajun dishes that come with as many versions, stories and flavors as there are cooks located in the United States New Years Day is nearly here, and there are […]

Creole Red Beans and Rice

Creole Red beans and rice is a traditional popular dish of Louisiana cuisine; usually made in native homes with red beans, Andouille sausage, Tasso ham, the Holy Trinity which consists of bell pepper, onion, and […]

Leek and Potato Soup- leek agus prátaí anraith

Leek & Potato Soup– leek Agus prátaí anraith; is such an excellent traditional Irish food and the perfect luncheon item to roll out in celebration of the beloved St. Patrick combining fresh leeks with potatoes, […]

Cajun Black-Eyed Peas

Cajun Black Eyed Peas are going to be a favorite on your dinner table combining black-eyed peas, collard greens, andouille or smoked sausage, onions, peppers, red bell peppers, celery, carrots, jalapeño peppers, tomatoes with chilies, […]

Beer Barley Turkey and Vegetable Soup

My Flavorful belly-warming winter recipe for Beer, Barley, Turkey, and Vegetable Soup is an ode to my recipe for Beer Beef & Barley Vegetable Soup, and I have to say it’s just as delicious with […]

Shrimp Étouffée

Shrimp Étouffée is one of the oldest and by far the best Cajun/ Creole recipes to come from Louisiana this perfect dish typically contains shellfish smothered in a delicious Roux that can either be brown […]

Seafood Chowder

Grab your favorite bowl and help yourself to a few ladles of thick, rich, creamy Seafood Chowder to warm your heart and belly with an almost decadent combination of red potatoes, celery, shrimp, lobster, fish, scallops, […]

Irish Beef and Guinness Stew

Irish Beef and Guinness Stew are tasty yet simple. It’s not a great combination of spices or even ingredients. It is a portion of warm, delicious comfort food. One that caresses your skin on that cold winter […]