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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 […]

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 […]

Cajun Dirty Rice

Cajun Dirty Rice

Classic Cajun dirty rice is a meaty side dish that combines ground chicken livers, ground beef, bell peppers, onion and celery. A lot of traditional Southern dishes can trace their roots back to slave cooking. Dirty rice is one of those dishes. It’s a popular dish that gets its name […]

Instant Pot Red Beans and rice

Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice

Easy Instant Pot red beans and rice will have you eating a hot bowl of this beloved Creole comfort food in no time. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. About a year ago, my husband requested – […]