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Hot Chocolate

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This hot chocolate is one of the things I looked forward to most during the holiday season.  Cold weather outside and delicious hot chocolate inside.  The recipe is quick and easy to make, with little preparation. This is a great recipe to use with your trusty Magnalite pot, or if ...

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Carl’s Crawfish Étouffée

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Crawfish Étouffée is one of our favorite Cajun classics, but many newcomers find the dish tricky.  This recipe is sure to deliver delicious results in a short amount of time. Ingredients1 lbs crawfish or shrimp tails, shelled and cleaned1 onion, chopped1 bell pepper, chopped1 can cream of mushroom soup1 can Rotel ...

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Crawfish or Shrimp Pistolettes aka Stuffed Beignets

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Pistolettes are a football shaped brown ‘n serve bread rolls also known as French rolls. The inside of these rolls are carved out and replacing the cavity a delicious concoction of shrimp or crawfish wonderment. As my son says, there is nothing that taste better than 2 carbs together. This ...

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Shrimp Grits

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Always a hit at brunches. Just ask that Jenny girl. Ingredients1 pound medium to large shrimp, peeled & deveined 1/4 to 1/2 stick butter 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1/4 pound fresh, sliced mushrooms 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp garlic powder or 1 clove minced garlic or both 1 tbsp ...

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Yummy Spicy Garlic Beans & Sausage

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Yummy spicy beans and sausage – just the right side dish for rice and gravy, or dirty rice. Simply delicioso! Ingredients1 link of hot smoked sausage 2 cans chili (pinto) beans 1 beef bouillon cube 1/2 cup hot water 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp garlic, minced 1/2 tsp Tony Chachere's ...

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Yummy Rice Dressing

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This is one of our favorite rice dressing (also known as dirty rice) recipes. Add this to a meatball stew and talk about good! Ingredients1 pound ground pork 1 pound ground beef 2 cups rice 1 can beef broth 1 small can liver spread, Devil's food or ground liver1 cup ...

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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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Boudin (Boudoin – Boudain) Dip

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This recipe is a great dip for parties and holiday fun. A very popular request. Ingredients1 link boudin 8 oz sour cream 1 tbsp mayonnaise or Miracle Whip pinch of Tony Cachere's or Cajun seasoningDirectionsStep 1Remove boudin from casing and crumble into a microwavable bowl. Microwave boudin for about 2 ...

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Couche Couche

Cush Cush or Couche Couche

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Also called “Cosh Cosh”, this simple dish was once the everyday “supper” for Cajuns. Served with milk, figs or cane syrup and even (one of my favorites) chopped pork cracklings. It was satisfying and filling. My favorite was eating it with coffee added to my milk and lots of sugar! ...

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Boiled Crawfish

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The crawfish boil is one the most popular Cajun meals. Cajun seafood boil seasonings (we love Slap Ya Mama’s Seafood boil) do the trick to perfectly season crawfish. This recipe is for the times you don’t have it or can’t buy it. A neat addition to boiled crawfish is adding ...

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Cajun Meatball Fricassee Stew or Crab Stew aka Fricasse de Boulette

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Another Cajun Classic using the basic roux recipe and ground beef from the family boucherie was and is a popular dish used to feed the masses! This same basic stew is also perfect to make for crab instead of meatballs, if you like. Substitute one pound of crab meat and ...

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Creamy Crawfish Au Gratin

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

A true Cajun classic. The flavor really is exceptional. This version is meant to be served over rice, pasta or puff pastry. Ingredients1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup flour 2 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 lb clean crawfish meat 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp white pepper 1 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper ...

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Crawfish Cornbread II

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You will sing “Gimme Cornbread” after trying this excellent cornbread. Ingredients2 eggs 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 medium onion chopped fine 1/2 canola or vegetable oil 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 1/4 chopped jalapeno peppers or more to taste 1 large can cream corn ...

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Classic Boudin

Classic Boudin (Boudoin)

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This is the best classic boudin out there. Boudin is also spelled “boudoin.” Both are proper spellings of the same classic Cajun dish. Ingredients10 lbs pork roast (pork butt roast works) 4 medium onions 5 shallots 2 bell peppers 3 bunches green onion, chopped fine 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped ...

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A good gravy dish - a Classic

Stuffed Rolled Round Steaks

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Great flavors of garlic and onion. A good gravy dish. Ingredients2 large round steaks 2 tbsp garlic 1/4 cup onion chopeed 1/4 cup bell pepper chooped 1/4 cup celery chopped 1/4 cup green onion chopped1 package Lipton Onion Soup Mix1 medium onion slicedDirectionsStep 1Season steak to taste with salt and ...

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