Mardi Gras Recipes

Let the good times roll this carnival season with a taste of New Orleans and these Mardi Gras recipes. You can’t let the season pass you by without whipping up a batch of Homemade Beignets and washing them down with Hurricane Cocktails. Warm up with a bowl of Hearty Chicken Jambalaya, Chicken and Sausage Gumbo or Crawfish Etouffee.

Instant Pot Red Beans and rice

Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice

Last updated on September 29th, 2022 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 […]

Seafood Shrimp Gumbo

Seafood Shrimp Gumbo

Last updated on April 19th, 2022 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 […]

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

Last updated on October 11th, 2019 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 […]

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

Last updated on September 20th, 2022 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 […]

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

Barbecue Shrimp and Grits + VIDEO

Last updated on June 4th, 2023 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. […]