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Couche Couche aka Cush Cush

By: Mawmaw Ruby | On: January 26, 2019 | Category : Recipe Blog

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  Couche Couche pronounced “coosh-coosh.” is a very old Cajun cornmeal-based recipe that was most often used as a hot cereal. Also spelled Cush Cush, Coosh Coosh, and Kusk Kusk among others, though Couche Couche is the most accepted.  This simple dish of sautéed cornmeal for generations was once the everyday... more

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Making Cajun Rice and Gravy

By: Chrissy LeMaire | On: February 24, 2014 | Category : Recipe Blog

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While Rice and Gravy may not be on many restaurant menus, it’s one of the most common dishes that Cajuns eat for supper. You can make rice and gravy with many types of meat, including beef, pork, and even turkey sausage. Last night, I picked up some beef and made... more

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Making Old-Fashioned Beignets

By: Chrissy LeMaire | On: February 24, 2014 | Category : Recipe Blog


I remember the first time I ate at Cafe Du Monde as an adult. I went in, expecting beignets like my momma made them when we lived in Kaplan, but there was no slit in the middle! Just big, puffy beignets. They were good, but they weren’t like the ones... more

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