Cajun/NOLA

Instant Pot Cajun Chicken & Rice

Instant Pot Cajun Chicken & Rice

Instant Pot Cajun Chicken & Rice The recipe doesn’t call for the smoked sausage, but I had some leftover in the fridge, so sliced it up and tossed it in. You won’t believe how good this is!  It made enough for hubby and I to […]

Cajun Chicken Meatballs

Cajun Chicken Meatballs

Cajun Chicken Meatballs These are so good anytime. They would be a wonderful addition to any Mardi Gras celebration. Cajun Chicken Meatballs Recipe Type: Entree Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 35 mins Total time: 50 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients […]

New Orleans Gumbo

New Orleans Gumbo

New Orleans Gumbo This is another recipe I got while living on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. You can’t believe how good it is! New Orleans Gumbo Recipe Type: Cajun Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 1 hour Total time: 1 […]

Gumbo Potato Salad

Gumbo Potato Salad

Gumbo Potato Salad This is great for anyone who’s going to have a Mardi Gras celebration.  Gumbo Potato Salad Recipe Type: Salad Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 2-1/2 pounds of […]

Boudin King Cake

Boudin King Cake

Boudin King Cake I’ve had this recipe for years and years, but have never tried it. Maybe this is the year. Boudin King Cake Recipe Type: Entree Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 1 hour 15 […]

Shrimp Mardi Gras Pasta

Shrimp Mardi Gras Pasta

Shrimp Mardi Gras Pasta This is really good. I’ll have to figure out how to make it in my Instant Pot.  If you don’t have the shrimp, you can always use crab or crawfish. Shrimp Mardi Gras Pasta Recipe Type: Entree Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha […]

Maque Choux

Maque Choux

Maque Choux This is a great side dish.  I haven’t made it in years, but I used to make it quite often. Maque Choux Recipe Type: Side Dish Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 20 mins […]

Mardi Gras Cornbread Fritters

Mardi Gras Cornbread Fritters

Mardi Gras Cornbread Fritters These are so good!  They go great with just about any Cajun dinner. Mardi Gras Cornbread Fritters Recipe Type: Side Dish Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 3 mins Total time: 13 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients […]

Muffaletta Pasta Salad

Muffaletta Pasta Salad

Muffuletta Pasta Salad Most all of my Mardi Gras recipes came from neighbors when I lived on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. I was there for a few years and I learned all my Cajun cooking skills from the neighbor ladies.  Muffaletta Pasta Salad Recipe Type: […]

Mardi Gras Roasted Squash

Mardi Gras Roasted Squash

Mardi Gras Roasted Squash This looks so pretty on the plate. I made some yesterday and it tastes just as good as it looks. Mardi Gras Roasted Squash Recipe Type: Vegetables Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total […]

New Orleans Praline Brownies

New Orleans Praline Brownies

New Orleans Praline Brownies Yup! It’s another brownie recipe. I’ve found that brownies are some of the best desserts to have at any party. New Orleans Praline Brownies Recipe Type: Brownies Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 25 mins Total […]

Cajun Pigs in Blankets

Cajun Pigs in Blankets

Cajun Pigs in Blankets If you like Cajun, then you’ll love these. They’re great party appetizers. Cajun Pigs in Blankets Recipe Type: Appetizer Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 18 Ingredients 1 can […]

Shrimp Po’Boy Sliders

Shrimp Po’Boy Sliders

Shrimp Po’Boy Sandwiches Great finger foods for your Super Bowl party  or any party. Shrimp Po’Boy Sliders Recipe Type: Sandwiches Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 2 mins Total time: 22 mins Serves: 12 Ingredients Ingredients 1/2 c. whole milk […]

Dirty Rice with Shrimp

Dirty Rice with Shrimp

Dirty Rice with Shrimp This recipe is great with my go-to side dish – a big green salad.  Dirty Rice with Shrimp Recipe Type: Entree Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 35 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients […]

Instant Pot Cajun Rice with Chicken & Sausage

Instant Pot Cajun Rice with Chicken & Sausage

Instant Pot Cajun Rice with Chicken & Sausage I grew up in Massachusetts. During my lifetime I’ve lived in alot of different places. One of them was on the Gulf Coast close to New Orleans. While there, I learned how to cook Cajun foods.  I […]

Cajun Brisket

Cajun Brisket

Cajun Brisket This one looks so good that I know I’ll have to try it.  Cajun Brisket Recipe Type: Entree Cuisine: Cajun Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 2 hours 30 mins Total time: 2 hours 45 mins Serves: 2 Ingredients 1 […]

Shrimp Po’Boys with Remoulade Sauce

Shrimp Po’Boys with Remoulade Sauce

Shrimp Po’Boys with Remoulade Sauce Shrimp isn’t one of my favorite seafoods, but I do like these. Serve along with some coleslaw. Shrimp Po’Boys with Remoulade Sauce Recipe Type: Cajun Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: […]

Creole Breakfast Bread Pudding

Creole Breakfast Bread Pudding

Creole Breakfast Bread Pudding This is a wonderfully versatile recipe. The original recipe calls for sausage but I’ve used leftover ham. I’m sure you could use leftover roast or ground beef.  I served it with a side of country fried potatoes and a mild cheese […]

New Orleans Butter Pralines

New Orleans Butter Pralines

New Orleans Butter Pralines Years ago when I lived on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, we’d go into New Orleans every so often. I always had to have a box of these to bring home.  New Orleans Butter Pralines Recipe Type: Candy Cuisine: American Author: Marsha […]

New Orleans Roast Beef Po’Boy

New Orleans Roast Beef Po’Boy

New Orleans Roast Beef Po’Boy Years and years ago I lived in Mississisppi on the coast. Every so often, we’d make a point of driving over to New Orleans to get Po’Boys.  This recipe hits it perfectly. New Orleans Roast Beef Po’Boy Recipe Type: Sandwich […]

Praline Fudge Cake

Praline Fudge Cake

Praline Fudge Cake This is definitely on my “to do” list.   Praline Fudge Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 25 mins Total time: 55 mins Serves: 10 This recipe comes from Genius Kitchen. https://www.geniuskitchen.com/recipe/new-orleans-double-chocolate-praline-fudge-cake-119449 Ingredients Cake […]

Creole Egg Rolls

Creole Egg Rolls

Creole Egg Rolls Egg roll wraps can be just as versatile as tortillas. You can roll up most anything. I haven’t tried these yet. They look so good! Creole Egg Rolls Recipe Type: Cajun Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: […]

Cafe du Monde Beignets

Cafe du Monde Beignets

Cafe du Monde Beignets This is another recipe that makes alot. I think it says that it makes 5 dozen. But, the publisher of this recipe doesn’t recommend cutting the recipe down.  The dough keeps well in the refrigerator for about a week. Cafe du […]

Muffulettas

Muffulettas

Muffulettas If you’ve ever been to Louisiana or even just to New Orleans, then maybe you’ve had one of these delicious sandwiches. I found the best recipe for the bread, the olive salad and the sandwich itself.  It’s a rather long one, so sit back […]

Cajun Butter Steak

Cajun Butter Steak

Cajun Butter Steak Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 55 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 1/2 c. low-sodium soy sauce 1/3 c. extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 c. lightly packed brown sugar 1/4 c. bourbon 2 tbsp. whole-grain mustard 2 […]

One Pot Red Beans & Rice

One Pot Red Beans & Rice

One Pot Red Beans & Rice We have this every so often. I like it best with the andouille sausage. Of course, you must have some cornbread on the side. Buttermilk Cornbread One Pot Red Beans & Rice Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 10 mins […]