Olive Salad (Muffaletta)
This olive salad is versatile, and can be used for so much more than the muffaletta sandwich.
The Holy Trinity of Cajun Cooking
The Holy Trinity of Cajun cooking is a combination of three vegetables: onion, celery, and bell pepper. This combination is the base of most savory Cajun dishes. With these vegetables, one has the makings of almost any Cajun entrée.
Thrice is Nice: Three Meals from One
This efficient, time-saving meal plan involves cooking one meal and having enough food planned from that cooking session to quickly put together two additional meals. The 2nd and 3rd dinners vary enough from the original meal that they are new and welcome--nothing at all like leftovers.
Mardi Gras: Creole Style
Describing the essence of the Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, this article also gives links to three of the favorite foods that are part of this celebration: King Cake, Planter's Punch, and Bananas Foster.
Top Ten Creole and Cajun Salads
I've assembled a list of my very favorite Cajun and Creole salads. Choose from pasta salads, fruit salads, potato salads, and more.
Spicy Cajun Chicken and Pasta
If you're looking for an easy recipe to prepare with chicken and pasta, this flavorful Cajun chicken and pasta is a great choice! Serve this tasty chicken with a tossed green salad and rolls or cornbread.
Top Andouille Sausage Recipes
Looking for recipes for andouille sausage or other spicy Cajun style sausage? Here you'll find some of our favorite recipes using andouille sausage, including breakfast recipes, casseroles, soups, beans, and many more.
Shrimp Creole recipe with shrimp, tomatoes, garlic, onion, celery, and other seasonings and vegetables.
Crawfish Sherry Sauce Recipe - Crawfish Sherry Sauce
A recipe for crawfish from Chef John E. Clark.
Louisiana King Cake Recipe
Basic instructions for a King Cake.
Several wonderful gumbo recipes, some history, and roux-making tips.
A mixture of rice, vegetables, and more, this is perhaps the most versatile dish the South has to offer.
Red Beans and Rice
Recipes for Louisiana's traditional red beans and rice and other Southern favorites.
How to Make a Roux
Easy, step-by-step instructions.
Here are links to a variety of wonderful recipes for a gathering--all of which only take a short time to prepare.
A great shrimp boil recipe with corn, onions, red potatoes, and seasonings. A delicious Cajun shrimp boil with potatoes.
Quick Red Beans and Rice
Recipe for red beans and rice, an easy recipe.
Louisiana King Cakes
Information, recipes, and history for this traditional Louisiana celebration cake.
Spicy Shrimp and Grits
Looking for a shrimp and grits recipe? This version of shrimp and grits is made with creamy grits, mushrooms, green onions, big shrimp, and tomatoes.
Louisiana grillades & grits, basic boiled, cheese grits, and more.
Pain Perdu - Cajun Style French Toast
Pain perdu, or lost bread, is a Cajun style French toast; this version is made with a little vanilla, sugar, and thick slices of day old bread. Try this recipe for French toast and serve with syrup or honey, or sprinkle with powdered sugar.