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Baked Eggplant

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Excellent as a side dish with any meat, this eggplant dish can be thought of as “baked fried eggplant”. Eggplant is a close relative of the tomato, pepper and potato family and is a classic staple in Cajun Country.

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Couche Couche One More Stir Enjoy

Coosh Coosh a’la Microwave

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A cornmeal dish know by so many names Kush Kush, Cush Cush, Couche Couche or Coosh Coosh  – is a favored Cajun dish. It is also eaten with different condiments Milk…. Figs, Sugar, Cane Syrup,Coffee, Bacon, and Cracklings. A Cajun tradition made easy with the microwave.. And you don’t like all ...

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Stuffed Pistolettes

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In Memory of Grandma Carolyn Frost My grandma’s recipe is traditional for me- it’s what I grew up eating at her house on special occasions. I’m so thankful she made me a cookbook as a wedding gift 15 years ago. Making these for my family brings back such great memories. I hope ...

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Marylin's Whiskey Cookies

Whiskey Cookies

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In Memory of Marylin DeMarcy Morvant This cookie is know by several names – Christmas Lizzies Fruitcake Cookies, Candied Fruit and Bourbon Cookies, Christmas Fruit Cookies, and Fruitcake Drops. This recipe offered a special memory for Maw-Maw who first tasted this cookie 50 plus years ago while working for a ...

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Pralines

Pecan Coconut Pralines

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If you have never made these- you must try! These are Heavenly – Easy to prepare and these pecan sweet Coconut Pecan Pralines make the Perfect Treat and Holidays sharing!!

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Apple Cake

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Chocolate Banana Bread

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This recipe is a popular “bread” in almost every culture, Cajun included. This recipe has a little lagniappe – Cocoa Chocolate and Chocolate Chip. A popular bread especially when bananas are going brown.

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French Toast Bake

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The ideal breakfast for Christmas morning! Easy too! Prepare the night before and pop in the oven Christmas morning. SO DELISH! Your family will sing Hallelujah!

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Croquinoles (Kro-ce-yoils) II

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A fresh batch of Croquinoles (Kro-ce-yoils) can perk up a dreary November afternoon, especially with a nice hot pot of spiced tea or a cup of dark roasted coffee. Great breakfast food.

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Tipsy Peaches

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Great topping idea for ice cream – recipe can be double and frozen.

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Lemon Squares (School Recipe)

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Condensed Milk Banana Pudding

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This is s shortcut method of making banana pudding – delicious and wonderful.

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Elbie’s Carrot Cake

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In the Begnaud’s household everyone was excited especially Voohries when Maw Elbie made her carrot cake.  It was just plain delicious.

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Carrot Salad

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Red Beans And Sausage

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A Super Shortcut recipe for a Great Cajun Classic!! When the author shared this recipe with her MeMaw, she commented that she was not fond of it. Her words “I don’t care much for quick or short cut recipes”, or as the author likes to call them “lazy recipes”. Once ...

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Minnehaha (Mini HaHa) Cookies

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We don’t name them, we pass on the tradition of the cookies and cakes named after an Indian Princess From definitions.net -Minnehaha is a fictional Native American woman documented in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1855 epic poem The Song of Hiawatha. This is an “old cookie” – makes lots – great ...

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Crawfish Bisque (with head stuffing)

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This dish is a Labor of Love. The stuffed heads are prized when serving this dish…so much so that one of Maw-Maw’s friends would stand by the pot and dish out “your share” of the love.

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Molasses Cookies

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Steen’s product are a favored Cajun product. Although any molasses may be used, the author likes the Steens Molasses in this recipe

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Lena’s Old Fashion Blackberry Tart and Pie Filling

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Recipe is from a newspaper clippings – Sarah Lemon sent this recipe on behalf of food editor Tommy Simmons who tasted it at a great get together of their “Ladies at Lunch” group. The recipe is from Lemons sister, George Anderson of Jackson Mississippi.

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Debris

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This dish contains most of the variety meats that Cajuns call debris. It consists basically of the organs such as liver, heart, kidneys, tripe, spleen (melt), the honeycomb (la platin), brain, lungs and sweetbreads (pancreas). There are two kinds of sweetbreads: stomach sweetbreads (also known as heart or belly sweetbreads), ...

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