Seafood Gumbo and Grilled Oysters: The Louisiana Seafood & Christmas Connection
For us Christmas and seafood go together like peanut butter and chocolate.
Louisiana crowns the Gulf of Mexico, and throughout south Louisiana, there
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
Red Beans and Rice – A New Orleans Tradition
“Red beans and ricely yours.”
That’s how famous Jazz musician Louis Armstrong used to sign his letters.
Plainly, red beans and rice is not
Turkey Gumbo: What Thanksgiving Is All About… Sort of 😉
A few years ago I came across a recipe by Emeril Lagasse for a turkey-bone gumbo. You can find it in Louisiana Real and
Tired of the same old baked turkey?
Turkey. It’s the same every year. Only some years it comes out drier than others. 😉
I don’t know about you, but I am not
Crawfish Monica: A Signature Jazz Fest Dish
400,000 people crowd onto the Fair Grounds Race Course over a period of two weekends each spring for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. At
Crawfish at the Fair
This 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
Chicken and Andouille Gumbo: It’s authentic!
This is the real deal, folks. This is authentic gumbo.
This isn’t store-bought. This isn’t frozen. This isn’t pre-packaged.
This is something you
Drago’s Seafood Restaurant Is Open For Business
Drago’s is open again. At least the downtown location is. It opened just two days after Hurricane Isaac hit New Orleans.
The original location
I grew up eating round steak at least once a week. My dad used to buy the whole round steak and cut it up into small cutlets. Then he would dredge the cutlets
OK. I’m gonna say it… This dish is INSANE.
So insane that I made it two weeks in a row.
I just couldn’t help myself.
Masala is a combination of dry
I never thought I would make a gluten-free gumbo. As a matter of fact, I never thought that I would think about making a gluten-free gumbo. 😉
So, what happened?