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Chicken, Sausage & Shrimp Jambalaya

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Jambalaya a mish-mash of rice, meat an/or seafood. Quick and easy way to make a one-pot meal. Add a green salad and garlic bread for a complete dinner. Use fresh or dried shrimp Ingredients1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 3 chicken breast, in chunks 1 package smoked sausage, cut in ...

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Pickled Eggs in a Jar

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Pickling is one of the oldest methods of preserving foods. Pickling is the preserving of food in an acid (usually vinegar), and it is this acid environment that inhibits undesirable bacteria growth. Ingredients1 dozen eggs, boiled and peeled 1 onion, sliced 1 big bell pepper, sliced 7-9 garlic cloves Vinegar ...

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Pumpkin Bread or Sweet Potato Bread

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Ingredients4 eggs 3 cups sugar 1 cup oil 1/3 cup water 2 cups pumpkin or baked sweet potatoes 3 1/2 cup sifted flour 2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1 1/2 cups pecansDirectionsStep 1Beat eggs gently with sugar; add oil, water and pumpkin/sweet potatoes. Add ...

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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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Bert’s Red Beans ‘n Rice

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  IngredientsPam cooking spray 1 lb smoked sausage or Tasso 1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 cup hot salsa or Rotel tomatoes 1 (14 oz) can chicken broth 1/2 cup water 1 (16 oz) can blue runner creole cream style beans 1 tsp ...

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Classic Crawfish Sausage Etouffee

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A Cajun dish so common, it’s in everyone’s recipe box. The no-soup etouffee -one of my personal favorites. Ingredients2 lbs peeled crawfish tails 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter 1/2 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper 2 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp ...

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Beef and Mac-N-Cheese Goulash

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This dish is easy, inexpensive and yummy comfort food being mixed into one pot!  My kids always called this dish Goulash but not sure why. Hungarian Goulash where the dish name Goulash originated was a stew mixture made with beef and vegetables. My guess is because what you cooked ended ...

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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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Pork Loin

Tauzin’s Andoullie Stuffed Pork Loin with a Fig Demi Glaze

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Ingredients1 pork loin 2 Andouille sausages 2 tbsp Tony Chachere's Seasoning 2 cups water 1 cup pureed fig preservesDirectionsStep 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Step 2Place pork loin on a cutting board and, using a long knife, slice into the pork loin along the length, creating a pocket. Also make ...

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Meat Loaf

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Here is a dish for your “meat and potato” kids. You can’t go wrong with meatloaf. It goes great with mashed potatoes and gravy. Ingredients1 1/2 lbs ground meat 1 cup fresh bread crumbs 1 onion, finely chopped 1 egg 2 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce 1/2 cup water 3 ...

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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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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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Nan Boones’ Syrup Cake – Gâteau de Sirop

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  In memory of Nan Boone Marceaux and Nanny Quida Broussard Recipe over 125 years old 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 ...

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Rice and Gravy

Rice and Gravy

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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. Ingredients1 lb round ...

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