Fried Shrimp at Ruby

Ms. Inez’s Fried Shrimp Sandwich – Vermilion Cafe

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...t her giving you “the stare”. People could not help but love this woman and the great food she cooked. All you really wanted was the great food and the best shrimp sandwich or best fried shrimp dinner ever at the Vermilion cafe (or Ms. Inez would deal with you). ...

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Baseball Park Burgers

Average Rating: (4 / 5)

...I ate these this weekend at Holly Beach and it reminded me of being at the Vermilion Parish baseball parks playing softball and watching my brother pitch. Mom told me the secret to their burgers is the extra butter that’s added and the Evangeline Maid buns. These burgers, like all ...

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Traditional Crab Dip

Crab Dip

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This recipe makes me long for the days of crabbing at Rockefeller Refuge with my children. Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, located in eastern Cameron and western Vermilion Parishes, is owned and maintained by the State of Louisiana. When the Rockefeller Foundation officially granted the property to the state, they spelled out ...

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Tex-Mex Veggie Soup

Average Rating: (0 / 5)

...My oldest son is vegetarian; the soup is my own makings. I started making this soup for his trips back home; he lives in London. I make this the day before he comes in, after our trip home from airport. We unwind eating this soup, munching on blue tortilla chips, ...

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Spinach Garden Ring

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

...A fast and easy rich delicious meal all in one. Greens, meat, dairy all in one meal without needing side dishes. Enjoy!...

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Sweet Potato Medallions

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...I discovered these about 2 1/2 weeks ago. I’ve made them 6 times already (and have been on vacation one week out of that time). For variety I cook them with different seasonings. We love them. Ms Chrissy likes them also. Great for diabetics or individuals on restricted diets....

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Hot Crawfish Dip

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Crawfish are plentiful in Southwest Louisiana, and are used in several different dishes. This particular dip may be served in small individual pastry shells. See recipe on site for the easy to make pastry shells....

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Orange Candied Sweet Potatoes

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...The sweet potato is an excellent energy food and has Vitamins A, B, and C, and minerals. The sweet potato is mild in flavor and combines nicely with many other foods. A thoroughly cooked, other than fried, sweet potato is easily digested and, therefore, recommended for children (and big Cajuns ...

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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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Syrup Cake and Coffee

Gateau De Sirop – Syrup Cake

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

In Southwest Louisiana, cane syrup is very popular and is used often in baking or cooking! The flavor of Syrup Cake intensifies once it has been refrigerated in a closed container and can be kept for weeks in your refrigerator. Syrup Cake is enjoyable anytime, especially with a cold glass ...

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Lite Two-Layer Pumpkin Pie

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...The first time I ate this, a tear came to my eye — it was so unbelievably good. Once I found out it was reduced calorie/sugar, I served myself two more slices! It was made for the diabetic in my family but I personally favor this pie over regular pumpkin ...

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Freezing Figs

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...Figs are plentiful in Louisiana during the end of June and early part of July. When picking figs be sure to cover all exposed skin and wear gloves if possible as the milky juice of a fig can make you real itchy....

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Chicken Fricassee

Oven Chicken Fricassee

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Cajuns love to get together and play cards games like booray (bouree) and euchre. While you fix this dish shuffle yourself a hand of Louisiana cards and play while it bakes. This dish is so easy and great for small dinner card games or any party or gathering. Taste so ...

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Lunchroom Butter Cookies

Average Rating: (4 / 5)

...As children growing up, we thought these cookies were the best next to Maw-Maws!...

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Butter Almond Toffee

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...A great gift idea; bake some up and share!...

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