Category Archives: Cajun

Cajun Crawfish Tails

Mardi Gras starts next Tuesday. Hmm…what to cook? Like lobster? Well crawfish are the lobster’s fresh water cousin. Also known as crayfish and crawdads, there are only two species that we eat – and most of them come from Louisiana, … Continue reading

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Easy Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

In case you haven’t been following, I’ve been posting foods from one of the U.S. states at the end of each week. We’ve been up and down the East Coast and now we’re moving into the central states. This week … Continue reading

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Easy Seafood Gumbo

Gumbo or Jambalaya? What’s the difference? Since today is National Gumbo day (yes, yet another National day), I decided to find out. I found out there isn’t a great deal of difference. Both have rice, but jambalaya has the rice … Continue reading

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