Main Dishes

A collection of 53 posts

Dec 5, 2012

Beef Stew with Abita Turbodog (beer)

Beef Stew with Abita Turbodog (beer)

Beef Stew: Comforting, Filling, HeartwarmingThere’s just something good about beef stew. It’s hearty. It’s warm. It’s comforting, filling, and delicious. It’s comfort food for sure. I made this

Nov 20, 2012

Thanksgiving And The Fullness of Truth

Thanksgiving And The Fullness of Truth

On the show today… Thanksgiving!I had a wonderful conversation with the folks over at Baton Rouge Catholic Radio this morning. I’ve included a few clips here in the show. Here are

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

Sep 30, 2012

Authentic Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

Authentic Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

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

Aug 19, 2012

Gluten-Free Round Steak Grillades

Gluten-Free Round Steak Grillades

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

Jul 31, 2012

Lebanese Stuffed Squash (Kousa Mahshi)

Lebanese Stuffed Squash (Kousa Mahshi)

Kousa Mahshi: Stuffed Squash, Lebanese-styleI hated squash as a child. And during the summers we used to get a lot of it. My grandfather grew it in his garden, along with corn, tomatoes,

Jul 19, 2012

Gluten-Free Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Gluten-Free Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Gluten Free?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? Recently, I’

Jul 2, 2012

How to Make Shrimp Étouffée

How to Make Shrimp Étouffée

Shrimp Étouffée: Quick, easy, and oh so delicious!Étouffée means “smothered.” “Smothered in what?” you may ask. Well, typically, smothered in onions, bell peppers and celery. But I’m not too keen on