Recipe Type: Classics

Persimmon Cookies

Persimmon Cookies

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Persimmons referred to as  ”the fruit of the Gods,” are a perfect fruit and can be used in jellies and baking. But most will agree the best way to enjoy is right off the tree. Recipe is an adaptation from Mrs. Mae Cox Sweetlake LA

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Meatball Stew

Meatball Fricassee Stew

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A popular south Louisiana witticism holds that there are three ways one can become a Cajun: “by blood, by marriage, and by the back door”. In short, Great Food, Great Party, Great Times! Cajuns’ great love of food, flavor, culture and tradition are embedded deep in their roots and the marriage ...

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Beignets

French Market Beignets

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This recipe was taken from an artist print that was purchased back in 1987 and edited for clarity of instructions. The print was signed by the artist Merry Pierce-Lowrey. Serve beignets with cafe au-lait <a href=”http://goo.gl/I6o7kE” or a cold glass of milk.

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Kenny’s Meatloaf

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What do you add to your meatloaf to “stretch your meal”? Cooks have used oats, breadcrumbs, vegetables and bread, Many Cajun cooks like to soften bread in milk and add the bread to the meat mixture. This recipe uses the opposite – dry saltines. Toppings vary -  Barbecue sauce, tomato ketchup, or ...

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Fig Cake taste using fresh figs

Nannie Chune’s Fresh Fig Muffins

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Making muffins is the perfect dish to make when figs first ripen and there is not enough to make a batch or preserves or jam. Fig Cake taste using fresh figs, These muffins are so good you will want to freeze figs to make these again.

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Strawberry Fig Jam - Perfect Recipe

Strawberry Fig Jam

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One of the more popular fig preserves recipes – The jello reduces the cooktime substanially over regular fig jam and allows the jam to set.

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dumpling

Fluffy Cajun Dumplings

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This recipe was originally posted to the Cajun French Virtual Table Francaise Facebook Group. It’s different from other dumplings posted on the site because it’s light and fluffy, and features parsley and onion tops. The author, Jamie Sellers, said “We cooked our dumplings in a pork roast and gravy. You ...

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Chocolate Pie

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Chocolate pie is great for holidays or any day your grandchildren wishes their favorite pie to be made.

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