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Old Fashioned Fig Preserves I

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Ingredients2 1/2 quarts fresh figs 2 1/4 cups sugar 1 tsp lemon juice 1 cup waterDirectionsStep 1Scald whole figs in boiling hot water and peel. Drain well. Combine sugar and water and cook until sugar dissolves. Step 2Add lemon and figs, and then simmer until tender (approximately 1 1/2 to ...

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Mawmaw’s Tarts

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Ingredients3 cups flour 3 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 1/4 cup milk 2 eggs 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tbsp baking powder dash of salt 1 tsp cinnamon (optional)DirectionsStep 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Step 2 Sift all dry ingredients. Blend in butter. Add milk, ...

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Oreilles De Cochon – Pigs Ear Doughnut

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A special treat in Acadiana is crisp, sugary and light oreilles de cochon. Translated this term means “Pigs Ear,” to describe the shape. Ingredients1 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 1 (12 oz) can syrup - cane, corn or sugar Shortening for deep fryingDirectionsStep 1In large glass bowl, sift flour and ...

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Corn Mockshoo I (Maque choux)

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Ingredients1 dozen ears of corn 1 large onion, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup cooking oil 1/2 bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup waterDirectionsStep 1Cut corn kernels off of corn cob. Scrape the milk off the cob also. Step 2Heat oil in a large pan, adding the corn after it's hot, ...

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T-Con’s Tart Recipe

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A small pastry with a usually sweet filling = the tart can be made open or closed. The tart can be filled with fig preserves, blackberry filling, pineapple, sweet potato, bouille..if you like it ..fill it… Ingredients1 cup butter-flavored Crisco 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp milk 4 1/2 cups all-purpose ...

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Meringue Icing

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Ingredients Ingredients2 egg whites 3 tbsp sugar (or 4 tbsp powdered sugar) 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 1/2 tsp vanillaDirectionsStep 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Step 2 Whip egg whites until frothy. Step 3 Add the cream of tartar. Whip until stiff and not dry and until the mixture stands ...

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Mom’s Crunchy Meringue Frosting

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Ingredients1 1/2 cups sugar 2 egg whites 5 tbsp water Pinch of tartar powderDirectionsStep 1In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, egg whites, tartar powder and water. Step 2 Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Add the vanilla and spread over your favorite cake or dessert.

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Old Fashioned Doughnuts

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Old fashioned homemade doughnuts. Ingredients2 tsp baking powder 2 eggs 4 cups flour 1 cup milk 1/2 salt 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups sugar 1 tsp butter, melted 2 tsp nutmegDirectionsStep 1In large mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Add the milk, vanilla and butter. Step 2 Roll out and ...

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Shrimp Bisque Chowder

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Ingredients4 tbsp butter 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 cup celery, finely diced 1 lb raw shrimp, chopped 2 tbsp flour 1 quart milk 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp tabasco sauce 1/4 tbsp paprika 2 tsp lemon juiceDirectionsStep 1In large saucepan melt butter. Add onion and celery. Cook until onion ...

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Seven-Minute Meringue Frosting I

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Ingredients3 egg whites 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 cup water Pinch of salt 1/8 tsp cream of tartar 2 tsp light corn syrup 2 tsp vanillaDirectionsStep 1In the top part of double boiler, combine egg whites, sugar, water, salt, cream of tartar and corn syrup; beat with a hand held ...

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Two by Two – 2 X 2 Cake

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A quick, easy and delightful scratch cake. Called a 2×2 because all ingredients are an increment of the number 2. Ingredients2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 2 cups chopped pecans 2 cups crushed pineapple with juice 2 eggs 2 tsp baking sodaDirectionsStep 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Step 2 In ...

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Fruit Salad II

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Ingredients1 (21 oz) can Comstock Peach Pie Filling 1 (16 oz) package frozen strawberries, thawed 1 (15 oz) can manderin orange slices, drained 1 (20 oz) can pineapple chunks, drained 3 bananas, slicedDirectionsStep 1Combine all ingredients and serve. Chilling enhances the flavor. Substitutions: Use canned cherries, apples or your favorite ...

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Oven Crawfish Rice Dressing Casserole

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This is one of the best oven recipes for rice dressing. It’s a foolproof dish with Cajun flavor. Ingredients1 lb to 1 1/2 lb ground beef (chuck preferred) 1 (10 oz) can cream of mushroom soup - undiluted 1 (101/2 oz) can French onion soup 1 (6 oz) can mushroom ...

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Corn and Crawfish Chowder Soup

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Cajuns love their seafood. This “soup for the Cajun soul” can be made with crab, shrimp, crawfish, all three or in combination with each other. Most everyone use the term Bisque and Chowder interchangeably. However bisque is smooth, chowder is thick and chunky. Traditionally it’s pieces of vegetables and seafood. It also usually includes milk, ...

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Sweet Potato Casserole II (Praline Topping)

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One of the best tasting sweet potatoes casseroles. A side dish so good, it could be dessert. Ingredients3 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 stick butter 2 eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup milk (regular or evaporated) 1 cup brown sugar (light ...

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Denise’s Dessert

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Ingredients Ingredients1 Devil's Food Cake mix 2 boxes chocolate pudding mix 2 small tubs of cool whip 1 package Oreo cookiesDirectionsStep 1Make the Devil's Food Cake and the chocolate pudding as directed in their instructions. Step 2 In a 9x12 or 8x8 dish, crumble 1/2 of the cake for the ...

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Nit’s Corn Macque Choux – Mockshoo II with Crawfish or Sausage

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One of the Classic Cajun dishes. Fresh corn off the cob makes this dish superior although frozen or canned will still be a hit! If not using fresh corn, add 1/2 to 1 cup of heavy cream or evaporated milk. Also, one small can Rotel Brand Tomatoes can be used ...

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Old Fashioned Fig Preserves III

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Cooking figs take patience waiting for the sugar to turn into syrup. But as any Cajun will tell you, it’s well worth the wait. Great with Cush Cush and for making fig tarts and cakes. Ingredients4 gallons fresh figs (16 quarts) 1 tsp baking soda 7 lbs sugar - 16 ...

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Okra, Pork & Tomato Gravy

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Ingredients3-4 tbsp canola oil 12 whole little okra pods 2 lbs pork chops, cubed 2 (6 oz) cans tomato paste 1 large onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 2-3 cups water or chicken stock Salt and pepper to tasteDirectionsStep 1Heat two tablespoons of oil in a skillet, fry the okra ...

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Rice Dressing (Baked) aka Dirty Rice

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Also known as “Louisiana Dirty Rice”, this dish is a true Cajun classic. There are many ways to make this dish, and this is one way from a friend of mine. Ingredients1 lb ground meat, browned 1 cup raw rice 1 (10 oz) can cream of chicken soup 1 can ...

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