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how to make beignets

How to Make Beignets [from scratch]

You don’t have to make a trip to the Big Easy to enjoy fluffy beignets. Learn how to make beignets from scratch right in your own home! This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Even though I […]

baked crawfish dip in a white ceramic baking dish surrounded by crostini and a serving spoon

Hot Baked Crawfish Dip

If you love crawfish, you will love this ooey, gooey hot baked crawfish dip. Tender crawfish tails are combined with cream cheese, Parmesan, green onions and garlic and served with warm bread or crackers. Even though this crawfish dip is classified as an appetizer, The Husband and I ate it […]

three baked crawfish pies on a wooden background with a red plaid napkin

Crawfish Pie

Savory crawfish pie is filled with tender crawfish tails, vegetables and seasonings then baked in a flaky pie crust until golden brown. I was in college before I ever attended my first crawfish boil. I remember this steaming plate of tiny boiled crustaceans was set before me. People on either […]

Shrimp and Crawfish Etouffee

Shrimp and Crawfish Étouffée

Shrimp and crawfish étouffée is a classic Louisiana dish with lots for flavor. Shrimp and crawfish tails are simmered with vegetables and spices and served over hot cooked white rice. A few months ago, I polled a few friends on my personal Facebook page for feedback on their favorite Southern […]

stuffed bell peppers

Dirty Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers

Dirty Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers are filled with a hearty and flavorful mix of ground beef, rice and vegetables. It’s a perfect easy meal. The Cajun dirty rice recipe I shared serves 12 people. Great if you’re feeding a crowd, but what if you’re just feeding a family of four […]