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Jackie’s Meatloaf

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Meatloaf can be made with any variety of meats (picture is turkey and small amount of pork sausage). You can use any single ground meat or mix pork with beef or combine venison with pork. Any combination sure to please the hungry Cajuns. Ingredients1 pound ground beef 1/2 cup milk ...

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Fresh and Smoked Sausage

Smoked Sausage with Vegetables and Tomatoes

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Cajuns are known for the art of making fresh and smoked sausage. Sausage making is a traditional food preservation technique that can be accomplished by curing, drying, or smoking. Ingredients6 to 8 ounces of your favorite fully-cooked smoked sausage 1 tbsp oil 2 cups zucchini, thinly sliced 1 small onion, ...

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Hot Spicy Okra with Rice

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The author says of this recipe: “The Tabasco is the secret ingredient. The okra still has good texture but is softened enough and the flavor is much more like fried okra. Everyone who likes okra and even some that don’t because of the slime really like this dish.” Ingredients1 pound ...

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Crawfish Bisque

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Get fo’ or t’ree of y’all’s people together; maybe your nonc or your parraine and Granmere’ and f’sho your cher ami, especially if y’all make double or quadruple batches. Good company around the make-table makes the time go fast and the food taste better. This recipe quantity allows for freezing. If ...

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Prize Winning Fresh Apple Cake

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This recipe won 3rd place at the Teche News Contest in November 2001 in St. Martinville, La. This recipe was given to me around 1980 by Mrs. Ruby Kiper a dear friend. It was a cold winter day with a fine misty rain falling. My Mother called and said they ...

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Freezer Cucumber Pickles

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So Many Cucumbers and So Little Time to Eat Them? Freezer Pickles can get you more time to enjoy them. This is a good way to make use of plastic margarine tubs, peanut butter & mayonnaise containers. These are so good you will want to eat them right out the ...

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Boiled Cajun Potatoes

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Serve as you would baked potatoes or just plain on plate. These are good the next morning for home fries or just eat them cold. These are actually better the second day. Ingredients3 quarts water 6 tbsp sea salt 6 tbsp Old Bay Seasonings 6 tbsp dried basil 1/4 tsp ...

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Carmel Pecan Candy

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Ingredients1/3 cup plus 1/2 cup butter divided 20 cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed 1 (14 oz) package caramels 3 cups chopped pecans Topping 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips 3 tbsp butter 3 tbsp heavy whipping cream 3 tbsp light corn syrup 3/4 tsp vanilla extractDirectionsStep 1In a large saucepan, melt ...

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Black Russian Cake

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This recipe came from my nephew`s girlfriend, Lisa. It is a moist and delicious cake. The liquors gives it an exceptionally rich and unique flavor. Absolutely a must for chocolate lovers. Very moist and rich. Ingredients1 box Moist Yellow Cake Mix 1 pieces 5.9 oz. Instant Chocolate pudding 4 eggs ...

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Tarte a la Bouille Pies

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This is a custard pie that I’ve made for my family for years. It has a sweet dough crust and lattice, and a delicious custard filling. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do. IngredientsSweet dough for pie shells and lattice 2 tsp baking powder and a pinch ...

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Heather’s Fried Battered Shrimp and Fish Fry Mix

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A wonderful homemade fried battered recipe for your choice of food! The homemade fish fry is also great for catfish, eggplants, zucchini or any foods requiring a light batter. Use the egg batter or simply wet the item with water, shake excess water and roll in fish fry mixture. Ingredients2 ...

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Rice, Meat, & Tomato Cajun Dressing

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Good side dish with bar-be-que or pork-loin roast. Ingredients1 pound ground beef chuck 1 pound Jimmy Dean Sausage 2 pounds chopped onions 1 large chopped bell peppers 4 celery ribs 3 cloves garlc 1 bunch green onions (scallions chopped) 1 1/3 cup raw long grain rice 1 tsp Cajun seasonings ...

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Wendell’s French Bread Roast Beef Po-Boy Sandwiches

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A slow cooked roast in a crock pot, adding roux for a robust gravy; this recipe is not quick but the results make a great Po-Boy sandwich. Ingredients2 pounds or 3 pound rump roast 3 cloves garlic finely chopped 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp basil 1 tsp thyme 1 tsp ...

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No Cook Ice Cream

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Ice Cream sounds like a really good idea to cool off with the 2010 heat wave where the heat indexes have reached 109 degrees. Ingredients6 beaten eggs (pasteurized eggs recommended) 2 cups sugar 2 tbsp flour 1/4 tsp salt 1 pint heavy cream 1 tbsp vanilla 4 cups regular milkDirectionsStep ...

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Lemon Lime Sherbet – Sherbert

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Instead of the lemon and lime use grape flavored Kool Aid – My Grandma Alice Richard Lange use to make the grape ice cube sherbet when we would visit on Sunday afternoon. Do not use the lemons if using the grape Kool Aid. Ingredients1 quart milk 1 package lime Jell-O ...

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Sherbet

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A natural, refreshing sherbet. Ingredients4 cups sugar 1 cup flour 1 tsp salt 4 cups boiling water 1 pint half and half cream juice of three oranges juice of three lemons 1 (32 oz ) can apricot nectarDirectionsStep 1Mix well the sugar, flour, and salt. Add the boiling water; mix ...

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Wedding – Party – Reunion Punch

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This popular punch is quite often served at large events in Acadiana. Ingredients4 small cans frozen lemon juice 6 small cans frozen orange juice 2 cups sugar 2 cans (no. 5) pineapple juice 2 gallons water 4 quarts ginger aleDirectionsStep 1Chill the ginger-ale. Step 2 Mix all other ingredients except ...

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Shrimp and Crab-Meat Casserole

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My friend Todd lives in a small Cajun town called Church Point La. Church Point is a town in Acadia Parish, Louisiana. St. Landry Hospital, has organized an annual Buggy Festival, held in Church Point on the first weekend in June. The town was chosen because residents had used buggies ...

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Tamale Pie aka Meat and Corn with Cornmeal on Top

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This Mexican-inspired is a Cajun favorite. Ingredients2 pounds ground beef 1 can 14-16 oz whole kernel corn drained 2 small 8 oz cans tomato sauce 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 1/2 tsp chili powder/seasoning or taco seasoning 1 cup minced onion 4 cups boiling water 1 1/2 cup cornmeal ...

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Dirty Rice

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Giblets used in this recipe typically include the heart, gizzard, and liver. Ingredients1/2 cup bacon fat 3 tbsp flour 2 medium onions chopped 1 large garlic pod pressed 1 small bell pepper chopped 1 cup chopped celery 1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground pork 1 pound raw chicken giblets ...

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