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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 celery, […]

Leek & Potato Soup- leek agus prátaí anraith

Leek & Potato Soup- leek Agus prátaí anraith; is such a wonderful 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, hot […]

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 large combination of spices or even ingredients. It is a warm delicious comfort food …one that caresses your skin on that cold winter night and brings warmth to […]