Recipe Type: Classics

Cracklins; Cracklings

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

A great tasting snack especially with boudin (boudoin) or cush cush.

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Shrimp Eggplant Dressing

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

During summer when eggplants were plentiful and shrimp were to be had, Momma would make this simple eggplant dressing. Cooking for 9 children always kept Momma busy.

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Aunt Doris’ Sweet Dough Tarts

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This tart recipe has been handed down from Doris’ mother and my grandmother, Ella Broussard.

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Roux

Roux – First You Make A Roux

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Average Rating: (4.5 / 5)

Many Cajun recipes start with “First You Make A Roux” and Most Cajun dishes start with a good roux.

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Steen’s Syrup Gingerbread

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Rice and Gravy

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Rice and gravy is a staple here in South Louisiana. It’s one of the first things you learn to cook. Any meat can be used, including chicken. This recipe was used in an instructional blog post if you’d like to have more guidance or see more photos.

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Nan Boones’ Syrup Cake – Gâteau de Sirop

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The LeMaire and Faulk families enjoyed Nan Boone’s delicious syrup cake for many years before the recipe was finally passed on. Nan Boone was often asked for the recipe but always said it was “a little bit of this and a little bit of that.” After trying to get a ...

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Linda’s Old-Fashioned School Cafeteria Bread Rolls

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Remember the bread rolls you had in school? These are the old-fashioned schoolhouse fresh melt-in-your-mouth rolls. This recipe is from a former school cafeteria worker.

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