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Recipes by Brenda Richard


Brenda’s Crawfish Fettuccine

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

A Cajun classic. Ingredients 1 medium chopped onion 1 stick margarine 1 chopped celery rib 4 tbsp flour 1 pound crawfish 1 pint half and half 8 oz Velveeta cheese 12 ounces fettuccine Cajun Seasoning Directions Step 1 Sauté onions and celery in margarine, add flour gradually, then half and ...

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Brenda’s Seafood Casserole

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

If you have lived, fish or hunted in South Louisiana, you know that seafood and wild game abound. Most Cajun children know how to catch shrimp by throwing a cast net while standing ankle deep in Rockefeller Refuge waters or the waters of Rutherford Beach. Because of its unique location, ...

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Corn Flake Pudding

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One of the original cold cereals makes this dish a winner. Ingredients 4 cups corn flakes, crushed 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/3 cup melted butter 1 (3 3/4 oz) box instant vanilla pudding Directions Step 1 Combine cereal with sugar, cinnamon and butter. Reserve 1/2 cup of ...

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Lemon Condensed Pie

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Lemons: not just for lemonade or margaritas. Ingredients 1 package vanilla wafers pound size 1 1/2 stick margarine 2 egg yolks well beaten 2 cans condensed milk 3/4 cup lemon juice Directions Step 1 Crush vanilla wafers, keeping a few to put around the pie dish (or to eat while ...

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Jalapeño Cornbread III

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Need an idea for brunch, lunch, party or holiday? This works. Goes great with chili, too. Ingredients 1 can cream style corn 1/4 cup onions, chopped 1 1/2 tsp jalapeños, chopped 1 box jiffy cornbread mix 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese Directions Step 1 Mix cornbread as directed on box. ...

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Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This recipe is a popular “bread” in almost every culture, Cajun included. This recipe was provided right when we got our first request for it. Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs, beaten 3 bananas, mashed 2 cups flour 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup nuts (pecans or ...

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Milk Chocolate Brownies

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This will take ordinary brownie mix to the next level. Bayou brownies! Ingredients 1 package (2l.5 oz) brownie mix 6 oz pecans or walnuts, chopped 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup Cool Whip 1/4 cup chocolate chips 1/4 cup white chocolate chips Directions Step 1 In large bowl, mix ...

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Pineapple Delight

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...A quick, hot summer day treat made with pineapple. Ingredients 1 (20 oz) can pineapple 1 box jello Vanilla sugar-free pudding 1 (8 oz) tub Cool Whip Lite Directions Step 1 Mix pudding with pineapple and juice. Step 2 Add the Cool Whip and mix well, then put in refrigerate ...

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Angel Pineapple Surprise

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An easy, light and sweet dessert. Ingredients 1 (4 oz) package Jello Vanilla Flavor instant pudding & pie filling 1 (20 oz) can crushed pineapple with juice 1 cup Cool Whip 1 prepared round angel food cake Seasonal berries Directions Step 1 Mix dry pudding mix with pineapple (including the ...

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Pork Chop Casserole

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Ingredients 5 pork chops 1 can cream of mushroom 1 package Lipton onion soup mix 1 cup water 1 tsp Kitchen Bouquet Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Step 2 Mix the cream of mushroom soup, onion soup, water, kitchen bouquet, and lastly add the uncooked pork chops. ...

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Chicken in Rice Cooker (Hitachi)

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

A slightly spicy and simple dish. Ingredients 3 to 4 skinless chicken breasts 1 onion, sliced 1 bell pepper, sliced 2 tbsp Kitchen Bouquet or Carmel Color 1 (8 oz) bottle Italian Dressing 1 cup water Black and red pepper to taste Directions Step 1 Spray inner pan of rice ...

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Mystery Pie

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

No mystery here as to the great taste of this pie. This is made faster than reading a mystery novel. Speaking of which here are two recommended mystery novels with a spice of Cajun flair – Tami Hoag’s “Lucky’s Lady” and Susan Anderson’s “Exposure” – Mysteries as dangerous as the ...

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Angel Pineapple Surprise

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Cajun word for Pineapple is ananas. Cajun word for Angel is ange. Cajun word for surprise is supris! Supris moi, s’il vous plait avec du gateau! Pineapple is one of the world’s favorite tropical fruits. First called “anana”, a Carribean word for “excellent fruit”, the name “pineapple” came from European ...

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Pecan Cookies

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...Ingredients 2 cups finely chopped pecans 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 egg whites Directions Step 1 In a large glass bowl, mix all ingredients well. Step 2 Drop with a teaspoon on a Pam sprayed cookie sheet. Step 3 Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. ...

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Date Nut Bars

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Ingredients 3/4 cup flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup melted margarine 2 eggs, well beaten 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 (8 oz) package dates, chopped Directions Step 1 In a medium glass bowl, mix together flour, baking powder and salt. Add sugar and ...

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