Blog Archives for tag Louisiana

‘Slow Cooker Red Beans & Rice’

On this fine Mardi Gras day, you should embrace the spirit of the festivities and cook a classic Cajun or… Continue reading »

‘Collard Green Creole Dirty Rice’

If, like me, you like to serve Dirty Rice with your New Year’s Day dinner, this is most definitely the… Continue reading »

Jambalaya with Shrimp, Sausage and Ham

I found some lovely wild pink shrimp from Florida at the market the other day and the first thing that… Continue reading »

‘Creole White Beans with Shrimp’

Everyone loves a nice Creole dish like this one from famed Louisiana Chef John Folse.  A mixture of sweet peppers,… Continue reading »

Laissez les Bon Temps Roulez!

Mardi Gras is a great holiday for a number of reasons:  the feeling of celebration, the colors, the costumes, the… Continue reading »

Stewed Okra & Tomatoes with Andouille

You really can’t go wrong with a classic Southern dish like this one.  Fresh okra and heirloom tomatoes straight from… Continue reading »

Quick & Easy Red Beans & Rice

My version of the Cajun classic, red beans and rice, is perfectly spicy and healthy—and did I mention comes together… Continue reading »

Classic Seafood Gumbo

It all starts with a roux.  (And a hankering for a soul-warming bowl of Classic Seafood Gumbo and a wedge or… Continue reading »

‘Spicy Smothered Shrimp’

 Similar in taste to a classic shrimp creole, this delectable recipe for ‘Spicy Smothered Shrimp’ is filled with tender shrimp,… Continue reading »

‘Louisiana Strawberry & Spinach Salad’

 On my most recent trip home to Baton Rouge, one of the places on our agenda was Chef Scott Varnedoe’s highly acclaimed… Continue reading »