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The Lamplighter was a legendary New Orleans restaurant that closed in the 1980s, but a few of their recipes still live on. This is my version of their Seafood Gumbo.

Gumbo Ya Ya

This dish was invented by chef Paul Prudhomme at the legendary New Orleans eatery, K-Paul, in the 1970s. He says its so good, it makes you say YaYa! This is my version of this great dish.

2 ducks, about 5 to 6 pounds each, cut into pieces 2 pounds andouille or other smoked sausage cut 1/4 inch thick 12 cups chicken broth 6 cups water 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 onions, chopped 2 celery ribs, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 2 cups […]

Frogmore Stew

A Classic dish of the South Carolina Low Country

Creamy She Crab Soup

A Charleston tradition. Rich, creamy, and oh, so good!

Brunswick Stew

A favorite in the south, it is served alone as a main course, or as a prelude to barbecue in most places.

File Gumbo

Ingredients: 1/2 lb. margarine 1 rib celery, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 4 sprigs parsley, finely chopped 1/2 green pepper, finely chopped 4 toes garlic, finely chopped 1/2 C flour 1 gallon shellfish stock or water 3 bay leaves 1/2 lb. smoked ham, diced 6 crabs (cleaned and quartered) 1/2 lb. hot sausage (1/4″ slices) […]

Everything that’s good in life.

Chicken and sausage gumbo is a classic Cajun dish. It’s a delicious combination of chicken and andouille sausage, celery, onions and peppers

Oyster Stew

A simple homemade favorite from Betty Masters’ kitchen for those cool fall evenings.