It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Month: March 2018

Shrimp Creole

Shrimp Creole

Shrimp Creole is a spicy-delicious thick stew made from a slow-cooked tomatoey sauce flavored with seasonings, fresh herbs, and the Cajun trinity. This┬ásimple classic southern Louisiana dish is not one that I recall eating from my Mama’s kitchen. She mostly cooked our shrimp in an […]

A Roux Lesson

First Ya Make A Roux It’s true, most Cajun dishes start with a roux. The browned flour in fat is what gives dishes like gumbos, and stews their unique taste and texture. Some of you I know have had difficulty in attempting to make this […]