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Chocolate Peanut Clusters Candy

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Holiday candy – Great for sharing  

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Cajun Hot Wings Dip

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A twist on Blue Cheese dressing for your superbowl parties! Use the sauce from this Cajun Hot Wings recipe – http://goo.gl/wTFZwO An adaptation from a Betty Crocker recipe

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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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Shortcut Chicken Fricassee

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I don’t know how this tastes like my grandma’s, but it does. I didn’t have any fresh vegetables, so I used a bunch of dried minced garlic and onions and it came out super good.

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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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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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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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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

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Our author writes – “After hurricane Andrew in New Iberia I remember eating so many cold sandwiches, which I’m not too fond of on a good day, lol. So when hurricane Ike battered Brazoria County Texas when we lived there we knew how to be better prepared, except for the ...

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Coconut Praline Cookies

No Bake Coconut Pecan Praline Cookies

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Our author writes – “After hurricane Andrew in New Iberia I remember eating so many cold sandwiches, which I’m not too fond of on a good day, lol. So when hurricane Ike battered Brazoria County Texas when we lived there we knew how to he better prepared, except for the ...

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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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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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Persimmon Jam Marmalade

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Many will agree the best way to eat persimmons is fresh off the tree or over the sink, where you can eat the persimmon flesh that is close to the peel. But what about canned persimmons? Persimmons are one fruit that one might ask to can or not to can. ...

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Kumquat Preserves

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Kumquats or kumquats fruits can be eaten skin and all and they can also be made and eaten as a delicious preserve. Maw-Maw loves making preserves and jelly with the abundance of citrus available at this time of the year – Share the wealth with taunts and cousins 🙂

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Lentil Bean Soup

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Southerners love their beans. Substitute your favorite dried bean – great for northern beans.

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Sesame Benne Praline Candy

Sesame Seed Pralines

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A wonderful old time sesame candy. When I was a little girl, I remember an aunt would make candy with sesame seeds… this is the recipe! The Cajun word for sesame is benne and roasting them brings back wonderful childhood memories.

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