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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 […]

two white mugs full of black bean soup garnished with sour cream, cheese and jalapenos

Instant Pot Black Bean Soup with Andouille Sausage

Instant Pot Black Bean Soup is a quick and easy, warm and inviting soup full of hearty black beans, spicy andouille sausage, and aromatic herbs and spices. Slow cooker and stove top methods also included. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links […]

New Orleans Style Oyster Dressing

Oyster dressing is a long-standing holiday tradition in New Orleans. Tender oysters are baked with fresh vegetables, spicy andouille and crusty French bread, then topped with a butter cracker crust. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. […]

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 […]