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Cajun Brownies

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This is a wonderful change for those people who don’t like chocolate. It’s different and delicious. Ingredients 1 box Yellow Cake Mix 1 stick melted butter 1 egg beaten Topping: 8 ounces cream cheese 1 box powdered sugar 2 eggs, beaten until fluffy Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 ...

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Red Sauce for Redfish or Red Snapper Bake

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

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. Ingredients 1/2 cup oil 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup chopped onion 4 cloves garlic, minced fine 1/2 cup chopped celery 2 (14 oz) ...

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Buttered Oysters

Oysters in Beurre Noisette

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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. Ingredients 2 tbsp butter (1/4 stick) 1 dozen oysters, washed ...

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Cajun Firecrackers

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Cajun Firecrackers a zesty cracker perfect for dips or snack. A really simple cracker recipe with a taste that pops. Perfect with your favorite beer. This makes a great Superbowl treat. Geaux Saints! Geaux LSU!! Geaux UL!! Ingredients 1 1/3 cups Canola oil 2 packages Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Powder ...

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Jambalaya

Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

A favorite Cajun classic! Dale Begnaud in Memory of his Mom, Meredith Ingredients 1 large hen or chicken 3 cups onions, chopped 1 bunch green onions (scallions) 2 large bell peppers 1 clove garlic, minced fine 3 cups long grain rice 1 pound hickory smoked sausage salt and pepper to ...

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Honey Scotch Cookies

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These crisp, delicate delights are a wonderful treat for your loved ones. Similar to a tea cookie. Dale Begnaud in memory of his Mom’s great Cajun baking. Ingredients 1/4 pound butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/4 cup flour 1 egg, separated 1/4 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup sugar ...

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Heavenly Hash

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

One year, I really wanted a Heavenly Hash candy, but could not find any. I was living out-of-state and called my friends to see if they could find some for me. I ended up with 8 boxes, 24 pieces each of this delectable candy. Now if Elmer’s runs out, I ...

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Peanut Butter Candy

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My mother’s note on her recipe card says it all – **Very Good** Dale Begnaud in memory of his Mom’s great Cajun baking skills. Ingredients 1/2 pound margarine or butter 1 box powdered sugar 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 1 (12 oz) jar peanut butter 1 (12 oz) package chocolate ...

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French Quarter Steak

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The French Quarter is the oldest and most famous section of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. It stretches along the Mississippi River from Iberville Street to Esplanade Avenue and back from Decatur Street to Rampart Street. It is also known as the Vieux Carre (“Old Quarter” in French) and ...

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Sweet Dough for Tarts – Tourte douce

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The most classic of our sweets is the sweet tart (small pies with filling). These can be filled with any filling of choice, although fig, coconut, bouille and blackberry are some of the all-time favorites Ingredients 1 block (8 tbsp) margarine or butter 2 tbsp shortening 2 eggs 1 cup ...

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Persimmon or Diet Persimmon Cookies

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Le kaki ou suit un régime le kaki – our recipe title in French. These were some of our favorites growing up – both the fruit and the cookie. The fruit was especially sweet, if allowed to almost over-ripen, otherwise the fruit will be tart and bitter. I can still ...

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Duck Etoufee (Stew)

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This recipe maybe made with tame or wild duck. Ingredients 1 to two or more duck(s) of choice 1/2 cup oil (butter optional for more flavor) 1/2 cup flour 1 large onion chopped 1 small bell pepper chopped 1 to 2 ribs of celery chopped 3 pods of garlic finely ...

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Spinach Shrimp Casserole

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Dale’s Kitchen In Memory of his Mom – Meredith Begnaud Mom knew how to get us to eat our spinach. When she cooked this, there was never any left. So who said Popeye was the only one who liked spinach?   Ingredients 2 (10 oz) packages frozen spinach 1 tsp ...

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Cajun Crawfish Enchiladas

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While this Cajun lady was living in Corpus Christi, Texas, I was challenged to cook up a Mexican dish with crawfish for a potluck dinner. Everyone thought it was a winner. Editor’s note – Shrimp can be used instead of crawfish. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 2 cups onion, chopped 1 ...

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Onion Rings a la Cock of the Walk

Average Rating: (4 / 5)

Many Cajuns grew up eating this appetizer at the Cock of the Walk Restaurant on Johnston Street in Lafayette, before it burned down. The restaurant was famous for this dish. Many times, the restaurant’s parking lot would become flooded after heavy rains. Once, a Kaplan man stepped out of his ...

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