Banana Foster

Banana Foster Recipe

Learn how easy it is to make this exciting and dramatic Banana Foster dessert for your family and friends.  This original Banana Foster recipe is from the Brennan’s Restaurant in … Continued

Bourbon Butter Sauce

Bourbon Butter Sauce Recipe

  Bourbon Butter Sauce is so sinful – so rich and wonderful!  This Bourbon Butter Sauce is absolutely great on cakes and ice cream. A splash of bourbon is a … Continued

Bourbon Chicken

Bourbon Chicken Recipe

Bourbon Chicken has a mouth-watering aroma and a semi-sweet taste.  This chicken is also commonly found at Cajun-themed Chinese restaurants.  It is usually prepared from bite-sized pieces of boneless chicken … Continued

Cajun Chow Chow Relish

Cajun Chow Chow Relish Recipe

  Sweet Onion and Red Pepper Relish – Pickled Chopped Vegetable Relish   Cajun Chow Chow Relish is a spicy relish of pickled chopped vegetables. which contains no ‘filler’ items, … Continued

Crawfish Boil

Crawfish Boil – Louisiana Crawfish Boil

  Crawfish Boil – Louisiana Crawfish Boil Crawfish boils are wonderful messy affairs, best suited for the outdoors.  Boiling crawfish is a festive event and eating is also thirsty work, … Continued

Crawfish Boils – Jazz Brunches – Reveillon Dinners

  The role of tradition and change in three ritual meals from Louisiana By Mark W. Huntsman   Learn how to prepare and serve a Crawfish Boil.  Includes a crawfish boil … Continued

Creole Baked Beans

Creole Baked Beans Recipe

Creole Baked Beans are so delicious, easy to make, plus they are healthy!  This bean dish is an adaptation of the Northern Italian classic that is simply wonderful and full … Continued

Gumbo Ya Ya with Shrimp

Gumbo Ya Ya With Shrimp Recipe

Stove Top and Slow Cooker Instructions I may not be born and raised in Louisiana, but I truly love gumbo down to my bones, especially Gumbo Ya Ya with Shrimp.  … Continued

Hurricane cocktail

Hurricane Cocktail Recipe

No Mardi Gras celebration would be complete without enjoying a classic Hurricane Cocktail in New Orleans. The drink know to most tourists in New Orleans is the Hurricane Cocktail.  During … Continued

Jambalaya with Roasted Lemon Recipe

  This Jambalaya with Roasted Lemon is a fun recipe to make, easy, and worthy of guests.  Prepare and assemble all the ingredients ahead of time and the rest is … Continued

King Cake

Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe

Hundreds of thousands of King Cakes are eaten during Mardi Gras each year in New Orleans, Louisiana.  In fact, a Mardi Gras party would not be authentic without the traditional … Continued

New Orleans Bread Pudding

New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce Recipe

New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce is a popular dessert served during Mardi Gras.  Bread Puddings tastes so decadent and is positive proof that leftover bread does have a purpose … Continued

New Orleans Gumbo History and Recipe

New Orleans Gumbo has been called the greatest contribution of Louisiana kitchens to American cuisine.  It is the quintessential dish of New Orleans with many versions of it.   It is … Continued

Oysters Rockefeller

Oysters Rockefeller Recipe and History

  Established in 1840, Antoine’s is considered America’s oldest family-run restaurant and the original Oyster Rockefeller recipe is said to be one of the most sought-after recipes in the world.  Even … Continued

Pecan Pralines

Pecan Pralines Recipe

Pecan Pralines are a favorite candy of the South, particularly in Louisiana and Texas.   Anyone who has ever visited New Orleans will remember the wonderful Pecan Pralines that are for … Continued