Cream Cheese Filled King Cake - Celebrate Mardi Gras with this rich version of the classic New Orleans cake with a sweetened cream cheese filling. cajun food, creole food
Cajun Gumbo. Simple Cajun stew with chicken and or shrimp and okra in a thick gravy like base. Paul Prudhomme's browned flour roux substitute.
Ash Wednesday is quickly approaching, and depending on where you are from, or your personal tastes, it can dictate the food choices on that last day before the fasting and abstinence begins. In England, Ireland, Australia and Canada it is Shrove Tuesday, with pancakes, pancakes and more pancakes. In German areas it is Fastnacht and gorging on donuts is… Continue reading 20 Recipes for Pancake Tuesday – Fastnacht – Mardi Gras
New Orleans classic Red Beans and Rice recipe with three different cooking methods: stove top, pressure cooker and slow cooker. Great for Mardi Gras.
Dirty Rice is a delicious, easy to make one pot meal of rice, ground pork and chicken livers cooked up with some Cajun spices.
An easy one dish meal that can be adjusted to your family's tastes and cooks in about 30 minutes? Oh! count me in! I know I just posted Shrimp Creole last week, but as I mentioned in that post, we have loved Lousiana cuisine for a long time in my family. And even though the… Continue reading Jambalaya
I seem to be posting quite a few quick weeknight meals lately. But, I am not hearing any complaints so I figure there are plenty of other people who are looking for fast, easy and healthy meals to prepare. This Shrimp Creole definitely fits the bill. And, is pretty darn delicious if I do say so… Continue reading Weeknight Fast, Delicious and Healthy Shrimp Creole
We have a guest post today from Clark H. Smith, my uncle, because it is now summer vacation for us here in the Humaciu household and I am in lazy mode. And more importantly, Uncle Clark is a far better writer (and cook, truth be told) than I can hope to be. So without further… Continue reading Jambalaya Balls with Gumbo Gravy