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Grillades and Grits on a gray plate with a red and white napkin on a wood table

Grillades and Grits

Grillades and grits is a traditional New Orleans brunch dish. Seasoned round steak is slowly braised until tender with vegetables and served over creamy corn grits. Methods for the Instant Pot, slow cooker and stovetop are included. Grillades and grits is a dish I’m familiar with, but never tried to […]

slice of coca cola cake on a white plate with a bottle of soda and the pan of cake in the background

Coca-Cola Cake

Coca-Cola Cake is a sinfully rich chocolate sheet cake covered in decadent chocolate icing. The addition of the soda creates a moist texture. There is a running joke here in the South … all soda is called a coke. If someone tells you to help yourself to a coke in […]

three baked crawfish pies on a wooden background with a red plaid napkin

Crawfish Pie

Savory crawfish pie is filled with tender crawfish tails, vegetables and seasonings then baked in a flaky pie crust until golden brown. I was in college before I ever attended my first crawfish boil. I remember this steaming plate of tiny boiled crustaceans was set before me. People on either […]

how to make beignets

How to Make Beignets [from scratch]

You don’t have to make a trip to the Big Easy to enjoy fluffy beignets. Learn how to make beignets from scratch right in your own home! This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Even though I […]

two blue bowls filled with crawfish bisque topped with cream and oyster crackers

Crawfish Bisque

Velvety crawfish bisque combines crawfish tail meat, cream, leeks, garlic and crab boil for a little heat. Serve warm with crusty bread. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. My husband loves a good old crawfish boil. […]