A group of boiled red crawfish on a platter.
Classic Cajun Dishes, Seafood

How To Boil Crawfish

Cooking and eating crawfish is a Cajun’s delight, so with that said, it’s my pleasure to share our family’s methodology on how to boil crawfish with you. I include some helpful tips and a short video on peeling those tasty tails. There’s also a story of my favorite childhood memory of crawfishing in the rice […]

A spoonful of Crawfish Pot Pie.
Main Dishes, Seafood

Crawfish Pot Pie, A cajun Delight

Much like the traditional Louisiana crawfish pie, this Crawfish Pot Pie is a special treat. It’s filled with tasty crawfish in a spicy and luscious sauce, topped with a buttery puffed crust. The filling has a few unique ingredients that put it above the rest. You may find yourself making double batches ’cause they’re just […]

Main Dishes, Seafood

Fish In Red Gravy

Fish In Red Gravy was one of my Mawmaw Trahan’s best dishes and is a family favorite still today. Its red tomato sauce and seasonings simmer for hours, achieving a deep rich taste before adding fish fillets such as redfish or catfish. This simple yet very satisfying stew is a pleasant alternative to the fried fish […]

A white bowl of shrimp stew on rice with a poached eggs cut into with a fork.
Main Dishes, Seafood

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 freshly cracked eggs poured right into the gravy for poaching. […]