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Rich and Decadent Cream Cheese Filled King Cake for Mardi Gras

Cream Cheese Filled King Cake – Celebrate Mardi Gras with this rich version of the classic New Orleans cake with a sweetened cream cheese filling. cajun food, creole food

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Cajun Gumbo: “Big Easy” Comfort in About an Hour

Cajun Gumbo. Simple Cajun stew with chicken and or shrimp and okra in a thick gravy like base. Paul Prudhomme’s browned flour roux substitute.

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20 Recipes for Pancake Tuesday – Fastnacht – Mardi Gras

Ash Wednesday is quickly approaching, and depending on where you are from, or your personal tastes, it can dictate the food choices on that last day before the fasting and abstinence begins. In England, Ireland, Australia and Canada it is Shrove Tuesday, with pancakes, pancakes and more pancakes. In German areas it is Fastnacht and gorging on donuts is …

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Authentic Red Beans and Rice: 3 Ways to Prepare

New Orleans classic Red Beans and Rice recipe with three different cooking methods: stove top, pressure cooker and slow cooker. Great for Mardi Gras.

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Easy One Pot Dirty Rice, a Cajun Classic

Dirty Rice is a delicious, easy to make one pot meal of rice, ground pork and chicken livers cooked up with some Cajun spices.

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An easy one dish meal that can be adjusted to your family’s tastes and cooks in about 30 minutes? Oh! count me in! I know I just posted Shrimp Creole last week, but as I mentioned in that post, we have loved Lousiana cuisine for a long time in my family. And even though the …

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Weeknight Fast, Delicious and Healthy Shrimp Creole

I seem to be posting quite a few quick weeknight meals lately. But, I am not hearing any complaints so I figure there are plenty of other people who are looking for fast, easy and healthy meals to prepare. This Shrimp Creole definitely fits the bill. And, is pretty darn delicious if I do say so …

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Jambalaya Balls with Gumbo Gravy

We have a guest post today from Clark H. Smith, my uncle, because it is now summer vacation for us here in the Humaciu household and I am in lazy mode. And more importantly, Uncle Clark is a far better writer (and cook, truth be told) than I can hope to be. So without further …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.