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Croquinoles (Kro-ce-yoils) Cajun Doughnut

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One of the more popular classic Cajun sweet pastries. I can still smell the aroma wafting out the kitchen when these were cooking. Ingredients1/2 cup margarine 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 tbsp milk 1 tbsp baking powder 1/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/8 tsp salt Oil for deep ...

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Granny’s Baby Syrup Cookies

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Ingredients1 cup shortening 2 cups sugar 2 cups syrup ( cane syrup) 2 cups raisins (optional) 4 eggs 1 cup boiling water with 1 tsp baking soda dissolved in hot water (cool before adding) 7 cups flourDirectionsStep 1Mix in order given: Shortening, sugar, syrup, boiling water, raisins, eggs and flour. ...

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Brenda’s Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients1/2 cup Crisco 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powderDirectionsStep 1Mix all together. Drop from a teaspoon and flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Step 2 Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes ...

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Seafood Gumbo

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A true Cajun classic. The original recipe had 2 tbsp vegetable oil and 2 tbsp flour and  quarts of water. At the end of the cooking cycle right before being served, the powdered file was added and the cook would dip the ladle in and out of the gumbo aerating the broth; ...

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Cajun Fig Cookies

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Figs are a delicious fruit, often thought of as sacred. At one time, Greece even made it illegal to export figs, wanting to make sure that they had the advantage at the Olympic Games. Mawmaw sure would’ve high jumped for fresh figs to make her jam and preserves. Ingredients2 cups ...

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Chicken, Corn & Potato Soup

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A thick, hearty comfort soup. Ingredients1 chicken fryer 2 (15 oz) cans tomato sauce 1 onion, sliced 1 bell pepper, sliced 2 cups frozen corn 3 to 4 potatoes, peeled and cut in quarters Salt & pepper to tasteDirectionsStep 1Boil whole chicken until cooked. Remove from pot and set aside ...

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Garfish Roast

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Ingredients1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 3 to 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1 garfish roast Salt and pepper to taste Oil for fryingDirectionsStep 1Make a slit in the side of the Garfish so as to create a pocket. Mix together the onion, bell pepper and garlic. Season with salt ...

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Shrimp and Crab Creole

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My mother’s recipe. Ingredients2 lbs Shrimp 2 cups crab meat 1 cup onions chopped 1 cup celery chopped 1 bell pepper 1 clove garlic 1 cup water 3 (15 oz) cans tomato sauce 1 (10 oz) can Rotel tomato 1 1/2 sticks butter Dollop of ketchup Salt to tasteDirectionsStep 1Saut√© ...

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Brisket & Okra Gumbo

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We always planted okra when I was growing up. My mom would cut it up real fine & Grandma would cook it up. It was hot eating it in summer, but it was so good that no one complained. Ingredients1 1/2 lb boneless brisket, cut into pieces 1/2 cup oil ...

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Cabbage with Vinegar

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My children loved this very simple, easy to prepare dish. It is best suited to be served with stews and gumbos. Ingredients1 fresh head of cabbage, small 1/2 cup low-acidic white vinegar 1/4 cup water Salt and pepper to tasteDirectionsStep 1Using a large, sharp knife, finely slice the cabbage. It ...

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Sweet Lettuce Salad

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Grandma always had fresh lettuce in her vegetable garden; this was a daily dish during the spring and fall months.  Because they stay crisp, romaine leaves are great to use for this recipe also. Ingredients1 head lettuce leaves, washed and drained 1/2 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup granulated ...

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Granny’s Shrimp Salad

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Ingredients1 cup celery, chopped fine 1 cup chopped bell pepper 1 cup onion, chopped fine 1 (4 oz) jar chopped pimento, drained 3/4 cup salad dressing 1 1/2 tbsp mustard 1/4 cup pickle relish 3 to 4 boiled eggs, chopped 2 lbs cooked shrimp or crawfish, cut in halvesDirectionsStep 1Mix ...

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Crawfish Pie

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Ingredients1 cup onions, chopped 1 cup parsley, chopped 1 cup bell pepper, chopped 1 tsp garlic 1 (10 oz) can cream of celery soup 3/4 stick butter 4 ounces tomato sauce 1 lb crawfish 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs 1 tsp salt 1 egg, beaten 1 cup milk 1 tsp ...

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Cake Mix Cookies

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Ingredients1 box German Chocolate Cake Mix 1/3 cup oil 2 eggs 1 tsp vanillaDirectionsStep 1Mix all above ingredients and drop by spoonful onto cookie sheet. Step 2 Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes

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No Bake Fudge Cookies

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Ingredients2 cups sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 1/2 cup milk 1 stick butter 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter 3 cups quick cooking oats 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup chopped nuts 3/4 cup flaked coconut Wax paperDirectionsStep 1In a large saucepan combine the sugar, cocoa, milk and butter. Bring to a ...

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Coke Cake Frosting

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Coca-Cola lends a lot of flavor to this cake frosting. The frosting can be used for any cake, but it goes really well with this recipe for Coke Cake. Ingredients1/2 cup margarine 3 tbsp cocoa 6 tbsp Coca-Cola 1 box powdered sugar 1 cup pecans, choppedDirectionsStep 1In a medium pot, ...

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Coke Cake

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Coke lends a lot of flavor to this cake. Frosting for this cake is on our website appropriately titled ‘Coke Cake Frosting.’ Ingredients2 cups sugar 2 cups flour 1 1/2 cup marshmallows, chopped 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup margarine 3 tbsp cocoa powder 1 cup Coca-Cola 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 ...

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Cheese Dip

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An appetizer must for every family get-together! Ingredients2 (10 oz) cans Rotel Brand Diced Tomatoes Bag of tortilla chips 1 lb Velveeta CheeseDirectionsStep 1Cut the block of Velveeta Cheese into squares. Open both cans of Rotel, draining only one. Step 2 Place the Velveeta squares into a microwave safe dish ...

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Linda’s Old-Fashioned School Cafeteria Bread Rolls

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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. Ingredients4 3/4 cups all purpose white flour 1/3 cup shortening 1/3 cup powdered milk 1/3 cup sugar 2 tsp salt 1 3/4 cup water (room ...

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Riz Au Breme (Rice with Eggplant)

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Ingredients3 large eggplants, peeled and cut in medium pieces 1 chopped onion 2 tbsp oil Salt and pepper to taste 3 cups cooked riceDirectionsStep 1Boil eggplant in water. Cook until tender and drain. Step 2 Sauté onion in oil until tender, then add eggplant and seasonings. Continue to cook until ...

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