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Seafood Shrimp Gumbo

Seafood Shrimp Gumbo

Rich and hearty shrimp gumbo recipe is laden with tender shrimp, crabmeat, oysters and herbs and spices for an authentic Creole flavor. Every summer, my family and I try to make a short trip to the Alabama coast for a few days. We rent a condo with a kitchen and […]

Hosting a large brunch crowd? It's not a proper brunch without a Bloody Mary cocktail. This spicy recipe is enough for an entire pitcher. Don't for get the garnishments!

Bloody Mary Mix for a Crowd

Hosting a large brunch crowd? It’s not a proper brunch without a Bloody Mary cocktail. This spicy recipe is enough for an entire pitcher. Don’t for get the garnishments! This post was in no way endorsed by Tony Chachere’ s. The opinions expressed in this post are completely my own. My […]

crawfish cornbread cut into rounds on a brown paper lined baking sheet, a small pitcher of gravy and a plate of cornbread covered in gravy and crawfish tails to the side

Crawfish Cornbread with Gravy

Delicious crawfish cornbread is loaded with crawfish tails and crabmeat along with sautéed onions and bell peppers. Baked until golden brown, it’s served with a creamy gravy. Six years ago when The Husband and I moved into our house, I found a recipe for crawfish cornbread written down on a forgotten […]

white bowl of chicken jambalaya with a pan, hot sauce and crusty bread in the background

Chicken Jambalaya

Try this tasty recipe for hearty chicken jambalaya. Chicken, spicy andouille sausage and vegetables are slowly simmered with tomatoes, rice and broth. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. One pot meals are among some of my […]

white bowl of barbcue shrimp and grits garnished with sliced green onions on a blue background

Barbecue Shrimp and Grits + VIDEO

Easy barbecue shrimp and grits are sure to be a family favorite – seasoned shrimp are served over a bed of creamy corn grits. Every year, my family and I make a trek to the Alabama Gulf coast for a few days of R&R. Before we leave to head home, […]