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Recipes by Howard Menard


Cajun Power Ribeye

Howard’s Cajun Power Ribeye and Onions

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...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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Chantel’s Shrimp Mold

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...Chantel Menard for her Dad Howard Menard 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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Eggplant and Beef Casserole

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...Chantel Menard for her Dad Howard Menard Eggplants are a popular food among the Cajuns. The most popular is the purple eggplant – aubergine violette au de bramms as my Mom would say....

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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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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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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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Oven Chicken Stew

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

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Cush Cush or Couche Couche

Average Rating: (4.8 / 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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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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Shrimp And Eggplant Casserole

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...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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Nola’s Fresh Cajun Homemade Bread

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...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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Microwave Pralines

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

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Beef Eggplant Hash

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

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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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Whatever You Want Sauce Piquant

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Sauce Piquant – A hot spicy stew made with tomato paste or sauce, roux and most any meat available. The most popular is seafood, fish, chicken, turtle or alligator sauce piquant. As the recipe implies though, use whatever you want!!!...

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