What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with Irish Boxty with smoked salmon? Boxty is a traditional Irish pancake. It is often made with a combination of mashed potatoes and raw grated potatoes mixed with flour, milk, and egg.
Laissez les bon temps rouler with these easy to make Mardi Gras Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting. Inside is a surprise that will delight even your most picky critic!
Chicken Fricassee is really a French stew that is typically cooked in a white wine sauce. This recipe is the Cajun version that is made with a traditional roux, and contains the holy trinity highlighted with Cajun seasonings. It’s easy to make and incredible to taste!
Shrimp Remoulade (pronounced ruma-lahd) is a quintessential New Orleans dish composed of cold boiled shrimp with a spicy mustard-based dressing. It is generally served as a first course appetizer, making it perfect for Mardi Gras celebrations. I usually serve it on a bed of lettuce or in a stemmed wine glass to awaken my guest’s taste…
If you’re looking for a perfect appetizer for your Mardi Gras themed party, look no further. Cajun Sausage Bites with Spicy Dipping Sauce are super easy to make, and are kicked up a notch to satisfy your cravings. Bet you can’t eat just one!
Brighten your Mardi Gras season with this rich and moist Lemon Bliss Bundt Cake. It feels like springtime, and tastes amazing under a layer of lemon glaze. Every piece is a surprise. Laissez les bon temps rouler!
Laissez les bons temps rouler with this iconic New Orleans cocktail. The perfect setting for a New Orleans Hurricane is in Pat O’Brien’s courtyard in the French Quarter overlooking the flaming fountain. The next best place is either at home or at a Mardi Gras party enjoying this rum based cocktail laced with tropical fruits. However,…
Pasta Jambalaya replaces the rice with pasta in a more traditional jambalaya recipe. Jambalaya is a quintessential New Orleans dish that has its roots in both French and Spanish settlers. Traditionally, jambalaya is made with some sort of sausage, along with some other meat and/or seafood. It includes the trinity of onion, celery, and green bell pepper,…
Corn Maque Choux (pronounced Mock Shoe) is a classic Cajun side dish hailing from Southern Louisiana dish. It’s loaded with flavor and makes a perfect compliment to your Mardi Gras meal. What’s even better is that it is super simple to make!
Shrimp Étouffée is Classic New Orleans at its best. It’s perfect for Mardi Gras or anytime with spicy shrimp cooked in a delicious roux based sauce. The sauce for the Shrimp Étouffée can be made ahead of time. Right before serving, add the shrimp and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!
Surprise your Valentine with this dense, rich, and decadent Flourless Chocolate Cake. Every bite is packed with intense bittersweet chocolate flavor.
Tasty Taco Cups are the ultimate game day appetizer. Yummy taco filling layered with melted cheese in crispy wonton wrappers will disappear before your very eyes and have your guests clamoring for more. What’s even better is that they’re super easy to make and just as amazing when made ahead of time and reheated!