cajun cuisine

A collection of 19 posts

Jan 19, 2014

Crabs, Crawfish and Shrimp... Oh My!

Crabs, Crawfish and Shrimp... Oh My!

Louisiana Seafood: Tracking Time by the SeasonsI grew up in south Louisiana – Baton Rouge, to be specific. One of the many blessings of growing up where I did was the abundance of fresh

Jan 13, 2014

Cajun or Creole?

Cajun or Creole?

Which Is It? Cajun or Creole?I was in Lafayette on Friday. My wife and I made the 2-hour drive to join our friends in their celebration of the Sacrament of Matrimony. The

Oct 27, 2013

Cajun Chicken Alfredo #Recipe

Cajun Chicken Alfredo #Recipe

Cajun Chicken AlfredoI threw this recipe together just the other evening. We wanted something quick and delicious, and we only had a few ingredients on hand. We were still recuperating from our awesome

Apr 4, 2013

Easter and Crawfish in New Orleans

Easter and Crawfish in New Orleans

Easter Is a SeasonOur secular culture does not think so, but it is true. Easter is a season that spans 50 days and culminates with the celebration of Pentecost. Life is full of

Nov 27, 2012

How to Make a Dry Roux in the Oven

How to Make a Dry Roux in the Oven

Roux: What’s All The Fuss About?Without roux there is no gumbo. For gumbo, a traditional roux is equal parts oil and flour. Essentially, you are frying the flour in the oil

Oct 21, 2012

Crawfish, Shrimp and Cornbread Pie

Crawfish, Shrimp and Cornbread Pie

Crawfish at the FairThis Crawfish, Shrimp and Cornbread Pie was inspired by a dish we tried last Friday at the Washington Parish Fair. The Washington Parish Fair is believed to be the largest