Old Glory Ice Cream (Grand Champion Recipe)

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Corona Romero for her friend and winner Suzanne Meaux Grand Champion, Peoples Choice and First Place in the Big Dippers category. Suzanne Meaux won on July 8th, the first ever Ice Cream Freeze Off held in Lafayette, LA. This is the first time the state has ever had this competition. ...

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

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...“As a little girl, I used to sit in my Granny’s kitchen in Lafayette and watch her chop the veggies for this fabulous gumbo. It’s very filling, and for me, it’s the ultimate comfort food. It’s made with a lighter roux, and the spice can be adjusted with a little ...

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Pork and Potato Stew

Pork and Potato Stew – Fricassee

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...Fricassee A thick Cajun stew made with roux and any type meat. If you were using pork this stew would also have potatoes in it. Chicken is probably the most popular meat used. This recipe is a somewhat short-cut version....

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Cajun Brownies

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Cajun brownies are probably the easiest no fail brownie you can make. The topping added makes it a unique type of brownie.

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Crawfish Bisque

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Get fo’ or t’ree of y’all’s people together; maybe your nonc or your parraine and Granmere’ and f’sho your cher ami, especially if y’all make double or quadruple batches. Good company around the make-table makes the time go fast and the food taste better. This recipe quantity allows for freezing. ...

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Fluffy Cajun Dumplings

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...This recipe was originally posted to the Cajun French Virtual Table Francaise Facebook Group. It’s different from other dumplings posted on the site because it’s light and fluffy, and features parsley and onion tops. The author, Jamie Sellers, said “We cooked our dumplings in a pork roast and gravy. You ...

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Bourbon Balls

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One of the more popular holiday favorites, great for parties, family dinners or gift giving.

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Mel’s Diner Grits

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Six Minute Super Shrimp

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...Mawmaw was told that this was the secret dish that wooed this happy lady into marriage. The author also adds that “this is a famous and expensive New Orleans dish that you serve as is with crusty French bread and use the juice w/butter as the dip”....

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Holiday Balls Rum or Whiskey

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...These bourbon rum balls have “Holidays and Let’s get Together” written all over them....

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Buttered Oysters

Oysters in Beurre Noisette

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...The quick cooking takes the edge off the oyster texture that bothers some people. The nutty flavor of the butter (‘noisette’ means ‘hazelnut’ in French) and the tang of the other ingredients marry well with the flavor of the oysters....

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Red Sauce for Redfish or Red Snapper Bake

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...Since many Cajuns work around water and love to fish, this sauce fits the bill when either the redfish or red snapper is brought home for dinner....

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Jerry’s Jello Mold

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Giff’s Taco Soup

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...I usually cook this on Sundays before a Saints game. It’s a crowd favorite — the ladies love it! A visitor posted that this soup freezes really well!...

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Oyster and Artichoke Stuffed Pastries

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...Oyster, artichoke and mushroom medley in puff pastry shells. This is a wonderful appetizer for any occasion. We served this appetizer the other night along with crab-stuffed mushroom caps and smoked salmon, red onion and marjoram cream cheese canapes. A fume blanc, pinot gris or other crisp/spicy white wine is ...

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