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Recipes by Howard Menard


Howard’s Cajun Power Ribeye and Onions

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Rib-eye steak is a boneless cut from the rib section of beef. The “eye” in its name refers to the round cross-section of a muscle that is not well exercised, so rib-eye steak is very tender....

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Cheesy Corn Maque Choux

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...I had often wondered what “maque choux” meant in French. My friend, Howard, was smart enough to inform me that macque choux was the native American Indian word for corn. Cajuns took these words to the limit. They prepare a great variety of many corn dishes....

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Oven Chicken Stew

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...This chicken stew, once cooked, tastes so much like chicken fricassee. So easy, so tasty!...

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Enice’s Coconut Pecan Pralines

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...MawMaw knows how to score points with her mother-in-law. She loves to make her pralines; they are really easy to make, but don’t tell her Mom-in-law…she thinks MawMaw has slaved all day. These pralines are exceptional....

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Microwave Pralines

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Pralines (Praw-leens) are sweet pecan candies, made for Cajun and Creole children. I loved it in the Fall....

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Chantel’s Shrimp Mold

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...A classic favorite for Cajun weddings and family gatherings. The color of this dish comes out a pretty salmon color and compliments the bride and groom’s reception food table....

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Cush Cush or Couche Couche

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Also called “Cosh Cosh”, this simple dish was once the everyday “supper” for Cajuns. Served with milk, figs or cane syrup and even (one of my favorites) chopped pork cracklings. It was satisfying and filling. My favorite was eating it with coffee added to my milk and lots of sugar! ...

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RCR Corn Macque Choux-Recipe 1

Corn Macque Choux IV

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Many Cajuns refer to corn as macque choux (mock shoo). Originally however this was an Indian word meaning corn.

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Rose’s Sweet Dough for Tarts

Average Rating: (4 / 5)

...This is a basic sweet dough for preparing tarts that can be filled with fig preserves, blackberries, bouille, coconut cream, pineapple, or sweet potato. The various recipes for the fillings can be found on our website....

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Nola’s Fresh Cajun Homemade Bread

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...The aroma of the yeast being added to the mixture can only be beat by the smell of this bread cooking. Make a memory and bake this today!...

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Shrimp And Eggplant Casserole

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Two ingredients that compliment each other extremely well are shrimp and eggplant. This recipe will prove it. It is easy and les goûts très bon (the taste is very good)....

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Louisiana Candied Yams

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...There are two varieties of sweet potatoes; the pale yellow with a dry flesh and the dark orange with a moist flesh. The dark orange variety is plumper in shape and somewhat sweeter than the yellow variety. What are frequently called yams, especially in the Southern U.S., are in fact ...

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Beef Eggplant Hash

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Eggplants. Cajuns just say – brahams! Question – do you use a potato peeler or a paring knife to peel your eggplants?...

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Green Beans With Garlic-Herb Butter

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Green beans have many common names – string beans, pole beans, snap beans, zydeco – just to name a few. Two of my favorite ways to eat green beans is to break it off the plant and eat it fresh; the other is pickled. I just wonder if I could ...

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Crab (Shrimp or Crawfish) Corn Chowder

Average Rating: (3 / 5)

...Cajuns love their seafood. This “soup for the Cajun soul” can be made with crab, shrimp, crawfish, all three or in combination with each other. Experiment with the mixtures of the seafood available in your area....

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