Recipes with Photos


Pumpkin Bread 4-1 (Custom)
Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs in a Jar

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Pickling is one of the oldest methods of preserving foods. Pickling is the preserving of food in an acid (usually vinegar), and it is this acid environment that inhibits undesirable bacteria growth.

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Cajun Fig Cookies

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Figs are a delicious fruit, often thought of as sacred. At one time, Greece even made it illegal to export figs, wanting to make sure that they had the advantage at the Olympic Games. Mawmaw sure would’ve high jumped for fresh figs to make her jam and preserves.

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Ruby Bob Cajun (121) (Custom)

Seafood Gumbo

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

A true Cajun classic. The original recipe had 2 tbsp vegetable oil and 2 tbsp flour and  quarts of water. At the end of the cooking cycle right before being served, the powdered file was added and the cook would dip the ladle in and out of the gumbo aerating the broth; ...

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A-2-Fay

Classic Crawfish Sausage Etouffee

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

A Cajun dish so common, it’s in everyone’s recipe box. The no-soup etouffee -one of my personal favorites.

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Pork Loin
RCR Meat n Mac n Cheese

Beef and Mac-N-Cheese Goulash

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This dish is easy, inexpensive and yummy comfort food being mixed into one pot!  My kids always called this dish Goulash but not sure why. Hungarian Goulash where the dish name Goulash originated was a stew mixture made with beef and vegetables. My guess is because what you cooked ended ...

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RCR Meatloaf and Sauce (16-1) (Custom)

Meat Loaf

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Here is a dish for your “meat and potato” kids. You can’t go wrong with meatloaf. It goes great with mashed potatoes and gravy.

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Red Beans (Custom)
RCR Lettuce Sugar Vinegar Salad

Sweet Lettuce Salad

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Grandma always had fresh lettuce in her vegetable garden; this was a daily dish during the spring and fall months.  Because they stay crisp, romaine leaves are great to use for this recipe also.

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Cabbage with Vinegar

Cabbage with Vinegar

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

My children loved this very simple, easy to prepare dish. It is best suited to be served with stews and gumbos.

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RCR Linda Cafeteria Rolls

Linda’s Old-Fashioned School Cafeteria Bread Rolls

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Remember the bread rolls you had in school? These are the old-fashioned schoolhouse fresh melt-in-your-mouth rolls. This recipe is from a former school cafeteria worker.

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Syrup Cake and Milk

Nan Boones’ Syrup Cake – Gâteau de Sirop

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

The LeMaire and Faulk families enjoyed Nan Boone’s delicious syrup cake for many years before the recipe was finally passed on. Nan Boone was often asked for the recipe but always said it was “a little bit of this and a little bit of that.” After trying to get a ...

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Rice and Gravy

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Rice and gravy is a staple here in South Louisiana. It’s one of the first things you learn to cook. Any meat can be used, including chicken. This recipe was used in an instructional blog post if you’d like to have more guidance or see more photos.

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Roux

Roux – First You Make A Roux

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Average Rating: (4.5 / 5)

Many Cajun recipes start with “First You Make A Roux” and Most Cajun dishes start with a good roux.

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