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Strawberry Fig Jam II

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Figs jams can be made with virtually any Kool Aid flavors Рthe original six flavors were Strawberry, Raspberry, Orange, Lemon-Lime, Grape, and Cherry, Although not all are a perfect choice, many are suitable to flavor figs including Black Cherry, To reduce the amount of sugar and sweetness, Kool-Aid flavors can be used ...

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Couche-Couche

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Ingredients5 tbsp cooking oil 2 cups yellow cornmeal 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp baking powder 2 cups milkDirectionsStep 1Pour four of the five tablespoons of cooking oil into a heavy iron skillet or saucepan that has a tight lid. Let it heat while you mix the remaining ...

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Momma's Black Pot Couche Couche

Couche Couche II (Cush Cush)

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Ingredients2 cups yellow cornmeal 2 tsp sugar (optional) 1 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups water 1 tsp baking powder 5 - 6 tbsp oil (canola preferred)DirectionsStep 1Mix together all the dry ingredients. Stir the water in gradually and mix well. It will look like very wet cornmeal and the cornmeal ...

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T-Con’s Tart Recipe

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A¬†small¬†pastry¬†with a usually¬†sweet¬†filling = the tart can be made open or closed. The tart can be filled with fig preserves, blackberry filling, pineapple, sweet potato, bouille..if you like it ..fill it… Ingredients1 cup butter-flavored Crisco 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp milk 4 1/2 cups all-purpose ...

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Sweet Potato Casserole II (Praline Topping)

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One of the best tasting sweet potatoes casseroles. A side dish so good, it could be dessert. Ingredients3 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 stick butter 2 eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup milk (regular or evaporated) 1 cup brown sugar (light ...

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Old Fashioned Fig Preserves III

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Cooking figs take patience waiting for the sugar to turn into syrup. But as any Cajun will tell you, it’s well worth the wait. Great with Cush Cush and for making fig tarts and cakes. Ingredients4 gallons fresh figs (16 quarts) 1 tsp baking soda 7 lbs sugar - 16 ...

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Corn and Crawfish Chowder Soup

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Cajuns love their seafood. This ‚Äúsoup for the Cajun soul‚ÄĚ can be made with crab, shrimp, crawfish, all three or in combination with each other. Most everyone use the term Bisque and Chowder interchangeably.¬†However¬†bisque¬†is smooth,¬†chowder¬†is thick and chunky. Traditionally it’s pieces of vegetables and seafood. It also usually includes milk, ...

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Old Fashioned Fig Preserves I

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Ingredients2 1/2 quarts fresh figs 2 1/4 cups sugar 1 tsp lemon juice 1 cup waterDirectionsStep 1Scald whole figs in boiling hot water and peel. Drain well. Combine sugar and water and cook until sugar dissolves. Step 2Add lemon and figs, and then simmer until tender (approximately 1 1/2 to ...

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Old Fashioned Fig Preserves II

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Fresh Picked Fig Preserves This is the high sugar version, no pectin. Ingredients1 quart water 6 cups sugar 3 quarts figsDirectionsStep 1Cut the tips off the figs. Soak the figs in an ice chest of cold water with baking soda about an hour. This will clear the figs of their ...

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Oven Crawfish Rice Dressing Casserole

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This is one of the best oven recipes for rice dressing. It’s a foolproof dish with Cajun flavor. Ingredients1 lb to 1 1/2 lb ground beef (chuck preferred) 1 (10 oz) can cream of mushroom soup - undiluted 1 (101/2 oz) can French onion soup 1 (6 oz) can mushroom ...

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Nit’s Corn Macque Choux – Mockshoo II with Crawfish or Sausage

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One of the Classic Cajun dishes. Fresh corn off the cob makes this dish superior although frozen or canned will still be a hit! If not using fresh corn, add 1/2 to 1 cup of heavy cream or evaporated milk. Also, one small can Rotel Brand Tomatoes can be used ...

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Fig Cake II – Gateau de Figue

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A Cajun Culinary Delight Ingredients2 cups sugar 1 cup milk 1 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp cloves 1 cup pecans finely chopped 3 eggs, beaten 1 cup butter melted 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp cinnamon 2 1/2 cups flour all purpose 1 1/4 cups figs, cooked & mashedDirectionsStep 1Mix the ...

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Shrimp or Crawfish Stew

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This was a Lent meal when I was growing up, now we have it anytime. This is the basic brown stew gravy, so you can make this dish with any seafood or meat. Meatball stew or pork stew can also be made from this basic recipe. Boiled eggs are also ...

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Red Beans and Sausage

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Traditionally Cajuns prepared the red beans and sausage first then served it over rice rather than cooking it all together. Ingredients1 lb red kidney beans 1 large onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 lb smoked sausage, cut in 1/2 inch pieces 1 ham-bone with some ...

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Crawfish Pie II

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Crawfish Pie ‚Äď a Louisiana favorite ‚Äď No Crawfish? Put in dat shrimp instead. So Lentilicious gud, ma freind! Ingredients1 1/2 to 2 pounds crawfish tails 1 small onion, chopped 1 8oz stick butter 1 tsp each red pepper, black pepper 1 (10 oz) can cream of mushroom soup 1 ...

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