Main Dishes

Shrimp Stew With Eggs

Shrimp Stew With Eggs

There are two ways to make Shrimp Stew With Eggs. One is to boil the eggs and add them to the stew’s gravy, but recently I’ve discovered another way that I think I might like better. It starts with a rich roux then ends with […]

Marinated Hot Dogs

Marinated Hot Dogs

In this recipe for Marinated Hot Dogs, we’ll turn up the volume of flavor on an already popular food. The marinade is simply a few well-known sauces and some Cajun seasoning. I’ll also show you a helpful way to warm up those buns. All this […]

Chicken Salad Your Way

Chicken Salad Your Way

It’s chicken salad season! . . . well, not officially, but summer is the time for craving something cold and light with protein for satisfying on-the-go appetites. This Chicken Salad recipe is basic, but not bland, with lots of optional ingredients to suit your taste. […]

Rice And Gravy, A Cajun Staple

Rice And Gravy, A Cajun Staple

We Cajuns like our rice and gravy the way our Momma’s serve it. With a dark gravy, really dark, over a pile of white rice is what I mean. And if every grain of rice is covered, then she’s really good at it!

How to Make Quiche

How to Make Quiche

Making Quiche is easy! It may sound like a fancy dish, but all it takes are a few essential custard ingredients poured over your favorite fillings then topped with cheese before baking. You can have a delicious meal in no time using foods already stocked […]

Easy Lasagna Recipe, Step-By-Step

Easy Lasagna Recipe, Step-By-Step

I’m sharing my secrets to this Easy Lasagna Recipe that will have you passing up the frozen food section next time you crave this classic Italian dish. It’s made with jarred spaghetti sauce and oven-ready noodles to help get it on your table with ease […]

Shrimp And Corn Soup

Shrimp And Corn Soup

A steamy bowl of Shrimp and Corn Soup is the perfect antidote for bone-chilling, wet winter days. This soup is a favorite dish in south Louisiana made with its spicy tomatoey broth that balances the sweetness of the corn and shrimp flavor. Warmth for the body,  good for the soul!

Spinach Medley

Spinach Medley

Here’s a healthy spinach dish made with sauteed spinach, sweet peppers, mushrooms, and grape tomatoes seasoned with red pepper flakes and soy sauce. It’s so flavorful and hearty you could serve it as a meatless main dish. Whether you are dieting or just trying to eat healthier, this Spinach Medley recipe […]

Classic Cabbage Rolls

Classic Cabbage Rolls

“Cabbage rolls … they are like little meatloaves with rice wrapped in cabbage leaves and cooked in tomato sauce,” is what I told my grandson when he asked what I was cooking for supper. It surprised me how simple that sounded.

More Casserole, Cast Iron One-Pot Meal

More Casserole, Cast Iron One-Pot Meal

Oh, what a happy day when I discovered this one-pot More Casserole recipe in a magazine years ago!