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Rice Dressing (Baked) aka Dirty Rice

Average Rating: (4.1 / 5)

Also known as “Louisiana Dirty Rice”, this dish is a true Cajun classic. There are many ways to make this dish, and this is one way from a friend of mine. Ingredients1 lb ground meat, browned 1 cup raw rice 1 (10 oz) can cream of chicken soup 1 can ...

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Smothered Cabbage

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This recipe is fantastic. For a few months, I had it almost nightly. I’d throw the smothered cabbage on top of white rice. MmmM! Ingredients1 tbsp oil 1 tbsp. sugar 1 head cabbage, chopped 1/2 lb pork meat, back bone does well or smoked sausage Salt and pepper to tasteDirectionsStep ...

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Fig Cake II – Gateau de Figue

Average Rating: (0 / 5)

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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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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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Wedding Meatballs

Meatballs with Grape Jelly Chili Sauce

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

These are great for weddings, parties, family gatherings and SUPERBOWL! They also make great meatball sandwiches. A wedding favorite food IngredientsMeatballs 1 1/2 lbs ground beef 1/2 cup onion finely chopped 1/2 cup crushed cornflake cereal 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/8 tsp black pepper 2 eggs, slightly ...

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Quick Chicken Pot Pie

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Quick and Easy – Good and Yummy! And super for leftover chicken and turkey. Ingredients2 Pillsbury pie crusts 1- 2 pound bag of frozen mixed vegetables 1/2 stick butter - 4 tblsp 1 (10 oz) can cream of chicken soup 1 (12 oz) can white chunk chicken breast or 1 ...

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Oven Bar-b-que Spare Ribs

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

These ribs use a homemade bar-b-que sauce and just fall away from the bone when done. Although the process is a little long, the taste makes it worth it. Ingredients3 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black ...

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A good gravy dish - a Classic

Stuffed Rolled Round Steaks

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Great flavors of garlic and onion. A good gravy dish. Ingredients2 large round steaks 2 tbsp garlic 1/4 cup onion chopeed 1/4 cup bell pepper chooped 1/4 cup celery chopped 1/4 cup green onion chopped1 package Lipton Onion Soup Mix1 medium onion slicedDirectionsStep 1Season steak to taste with salt and ...

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Barbecue Sauce

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Ingredients1/2 cup onion, chopped fine 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped 1 (8 oz) can Gebhardt's barbecue sauce (or other bbq sauce) 1 bottle ketchup 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced fine 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce 5 drops Worcestershire Sauce 1/4 cup salad oilDirectionsStep ...

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Steamed or Boiled Okra

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

My Dad was a sharecropper, so when we were kids, okra was one vegetable that was always plentiful. Being a Cajun, we often used it to make what we called an okra gumbo. Ingredients1 lb okra Salt and black pepper to taste Vinegar to taste (or 1/4 cup for boiled ...

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Ground Beef/Jalapeno Cornbread Casserole

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This was one of my children’s favorites growing up.   Ingredients1 lb ground meat 1 onion, chopped fine 1/2 lb cheddar cheese, grated 3 jalapenos, chopped 1 cup cornmeal 2 eggs beaten 1 cup milk 1/2 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp salt 1 (15 oz) can whole kernel corn drained ...

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Classic Crab Cakes

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Delicious as a side dish or as a main dish topped with a cream sauce. Ingredients1 lb crab meat 1 onion, chopped fine 2 stalks celery, finely diced 1 heaping tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp mustard 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 egg Breadcrumbs (as needed for filler) Parsley to taste, chopped ...

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Perfect Boiled Corn

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Over cooking corn is a very common mistake made when cooking fresh corn. My husband taught me how to cook this perfectly. Now the only question we haven’t solved is the right way to eat corn on the cob: from right to left like a typewriter or biting the corn ...

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Classic Crawfish Fettuccini

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Pasta with cheese sauce and crawfish Ingredients1 stick butter 1 lb crawfish 1/2 small box of Kraft w/peppers cheese 1 pint half and half 1 (8 ounce) package Mozzarella cheese 2 celery stalks, chopped Garlic, chopped, to taste 1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1/2 box Fettucini noodlesDirectionsStep 1Boil ...

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Crock-pot Pastalaya with Rice

Crock-Pot Jambalaya – Pastalaya

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

The Cajun-Creole version of paella, though more highly spiced. There are many different versions of jambalaya; in fact, the only consistent ingredients are rice, tomatoes, peppers, and onions. Ingredients12 ounces skinless chicken breast cut in 1 inch cubes 1 lb smoked sausage 2 bell peppers, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 ...

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