Archives for Cajun & Creole category

Remoulade Sauce

This is a quick and easy version of a New Orleans favorite. 1 pint mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Creole mustard 2  tablespoons grated onion 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon white wine Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce Mix  ingredients well. Makes 21/4 […]

This Cajun treat takes its name from the brown appearance of the rice after it is fried and mixed with chicken giblets. It has a rich, flavorful taste and goes well with chicken, duck, turkey or game. Serves 6 to 8. 1 quart water 1 pound chicken livers or livers and gixxards 3 teaspoons Creole […]

A spicy Cajun dish of smothered corn and seasonings (pronounced mock shoo) 12 ears fresh corn 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 large onion, chopped fine 1 medium-sized green pepper, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon hot […]

This is a New Orleans favorite. It is served in a distinctively tall, bell-shaped glass, but any large glass or cup will do in a storm. 1 ounce white rum 1 ounce Jamaican rum 1 ounce Bacardi 151 proof rum 3 ounces orange juice, with pulp 3 ounces unsweetened pineapple juice 1/2 ounce Grenadine Crushed […]

Cane Syrup is one of the by-products of sugar cane refining. The C. S. Steen Company of Abbeville, Louisiana, produces Steen’s Syrup, a pure and excellent ribbon cane syrup. This recipe is an adaptation of one of theirs. 21/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves […]

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2/3 cup dark molasses 1 cup whole milk 4 cups sifted flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons powdered ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda In a large mixing bowl using an electric mixer, […]

1 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup white sugar 1 cup Buttermilk 1/2 cup Unsalted butter 3 tablespoons Light corn syrup 1 teaspoon Baking soda 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract 1/2 cup Coarsely chopped pecans Combine the sugars, buttermilk, butter, syrup, and baking soda in a heavy saucepan. Bring to the boiling point, then […]

The quintessential New Orleans candy. In New Orleans, they are pronounced PRAW-leens, NOT PRAY-leens. 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup pecans Combine the sugar and milk and cook slowly in a heavy pot over a low flame until it reaches the […]

King Cake

This is a New Orleans tradition at Mardi Gras (or Carnival, as the natives of that city call it). A little doll or coin is baked inside, and the person who gets it has to buy the King Cake at the next party! 1/4 C butter 16 ounces sour cream 1/3 C ugar 1 tsp. […]

1 loaf French bread , broken into very small pieces (about 6 cups) 1 stick butter, melted 8 eggs.\, beaten 3/4 cups sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 3/4 cup heavy cream 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup raisins 3/4 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350 degrees […]