A classic New Orleans cocktail made with gin, cream and lemon juice.
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Shrimp Remoulade is one of the classic dishes of New Orleans; boiled shrimp served cold over salad greens with a spicy mayonnaise dressing.
1 cup warm water (110 degrees) 1 Tbsp. sugar 1 package active dry yeast (about 1 Tbsp.) 3 cups bread flour 1 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp vegetable shortening Sesame seeds In a 2-cup glass measuring cup, combine water and sugar. Stir in yeast. Let stand until foamy, 5 to 10 minutes. In a food […]
Andouille is a spicy Cajun smoke sausage made from pork buttand seasoned with cayenne pepper and garlic. It is used in gumbos, jambalaya and many other dishes from south Louisiana.
Bananas Foster is a legendary New Orleans dessert made with warm bananas, brown sugar, brandy and banana liqueur served warm over vanilla ice cream.
Makes 6 servings. 3 large garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup chopped green olives stuffed with pimientos 1 cup pitted and chopped “black-ripe” olives or Calamatas 1/2 cup roasted sweet red peppers, chopped 1 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/3 pound salami 1/2 pound provolone cheese 1/2 pound […]
Pie dough enough for 4 individual pies (or 2 large) 1 1/2 cup crawfish tails; crawfish fat and water to make 2 cups 3 tablespoons cooking oil1 medium onion, chopped fine 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 Cup chopped celery Salt and red pepper to taste 1 clove garlic, mashed Pinch thyme 1/3 cup tomato sauce mixed […]
This traditional recipe is about as Cajun as you can get without being in New Orleans! It’s spicy and soooo good! I b. dry red beans 4 quarts water 2 meaty ham hocks 8 cups beef or chicken stock 4 bay leaves 1/2 tsp. thyme 1 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 tsp. black pepper 1 lb. […]
If you’re not feeling adventurous, you can substitute shrimp for the Craw fish; if you like lobster, though, you’ll love these little critters the Cajuns call “Mud Bugs”! 2 pounds cooked, peeled craw fish (or shrimp) 1/4 cup butter e, melted 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped sweet onions 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/4 […]
8 pork chops 3 cups bread cubes 1/4 cup diced celery – sauted lightly 1 cup chopped oysters 1/2 cup oysters liquor 1 cup diced onions 1 cup crabmeat 2 eggs Salt and pepper to taste Combine all dry ingredients with crabmeat, oysters and eggs. Mix as you would any bread stuffing. Place about 1 […]