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CAJUN CRAWFISH AND SHRIMP ETOUFFEE

Shrimp and crawfish etouffee recipe

  Shrimp and crawfish etouffee, if you have never had it, boy are you in for a real treat today. This is Cajun cooking at it’s best. It starts off with a beautiful dark roux, then you add in the holy trinity (that is

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JAMBALAYA

CAJUN JAMBALAYA

  Jambalaya… crawfish pie… filet’ gumbo…With Fat Tuesday right around the corner I can think of no better time to share with y’all my recipe for Cajun jambalaya. One of the great things about this classic New Orleans dish is

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BANANAS FOSTER

best dessert ever

  If you only ever try one thing from this site, let this yummy dessert be the one.  Bananas foster is my all time favorite dessert. This is classic New Orleans food at its very best. First introduced in 1951 by the

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KING CAKE

NEW ORLEANS KING CAKE

  It’s Carnival time in New Orleans ( happy Mardi Gras y’all ) and the parties and parades are in full effect. That also means it’s king cake time down south. A king cake is a pastry that is traditionally filled

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Red Beans and Rice

pinto beans and rice

Hey ya’ll red beans and rice are a staple around my house. We cook them every week.  As a tradition in the south red beans are cooked on Mondays, because Monday is traditionally wash day. The beans take about 3 hrs to cook,

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