Cajun and Creole

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

Instant Pot Black Bean Soup with Andouille Sausage

Last updated on May 24th, 2023 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 […]

New Orleans Style Oyster Dressing

Last updated on October 28th, 2023 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 […]

Shrimp and Crawfish Etouffee

Shrimp and Crawfish Étouffée

Last updated on April 19th, 2022 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 […]

stuffed bell peppers

Dirty Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers

Last updated on September 29th, 2022 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 […]

Cajun Dirty Rice

Cajun Dirty Rice

Last updated on September 29th, 2022 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 […]