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Tag: Stew

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.

A Roux Lesson

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 […]

My Sister’s Cowboy Stew In The Instant Pot

My Sister’s Cowboy Stew In The Instant Pot

How about a bowl of Cowboy Stew to warm things up from the cold?  I don’t know about you but as the temperatures drop, we tend to crave more soups and stews to keep us warm and satisfy our hunger. This is when I find myself […]

Crawfish Or Shrimp Etouffee, To Etouffée ​Is To Smother

Crawfish Or Shrimp Etouffee, To Etouffée ​Is To Smother

The Crawfish Or Shrimp Étouffée is a Cajun classic dish made by first cooking onions, garlic, celery and bell pepper in butter then smothering the seafood with this flavorful sauce before serving over a bed of white rice. Ca c’est Bon! I’ll show you just how […]