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  • 1 lb crawfish tails (packaged LA crawfish is preferred)
  • 12 to 16 oz pasta (Rotelli is traditional, use your favorite shape)
  • 6 T butter, unsalted
  • 2 or 3 large shallots, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 T Creole seasoning
  • ¼ t cayenne pepper
  • ¼ C dry white wine
  • 2 C heavy cream (or half & half)
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • ¼ C parsley, chopped
  • 1 C Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 4 to 6 oz baby spinach, stems removed

Crawfish Monica Florentine

“Money can’t bayou love but it can bayou crawfish!” Once about every two or three years I come across a recipe…

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  • Cedar plank(s)
  • 2 Salmon fillets, 8oz ea
  • 2 T Olive oil
  • 4 Butter pats
  • 4 Lemon slices
  • 1 tsp Chef Paul Prudhomme's Magic Salmon Seasoning

Cedar Plank Smoked Salmon

“Healthy food, healthy life!” I had successfully cold-smoked salmon on a small wood-pellet smoker several years ago but this was my…

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  • 12 oz. thin spaghetti pasta
  • 12 oz. crawfish tail meat, frozen, cleaned
  • 12 oz. shrimp, medium, frozen or fresh
  • 1 can (10oz.) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can (10oz.) condensed cream of shrimp soup
  • 1 cup white mushrooms, fresh, chopped
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups white cheese, grated or shredded (I used Italian blend), divided
  • 1 can (14oz.) diced tomatoes, drained (I used fire roasted w/garlic)
  • 1 tsp parsley flakes, dried

Crawfish & Shrimp Baked Spaghetti

“When the taste changes with every bite and the last bite tastes as good as the first, that’s Cajun.” Chef Paul…

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Grilled Flank Steak

“You have no idea what’s at steak here!” I am always surprised, if not amused, at the number of people that…

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  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 2 cans (6 oz. ea.) chopped clams, drained, juices reserved
  • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ lb Pappardelle pasta
  • 1 tsp unsalted butter
  • 2 T fresh or dry chopped parsley
  • 1 T grated Parmesan & Romano cheese (optional)

Clams Pappardelle

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” F. Fellini The real Italian version of this recipe probably has a few more…

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Cajun Smoked Chicken Halves

“Life is better with chickens around.” Obviously, this recipe can apply to any cut of chicken (including whole) as long as…

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  • 4 catfish fillets about 5 oz each, no skin or bones
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Creole seasoning (I prefer Prudhomme’s Magic Salmon Seasoning)
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • garlic powder
  • rosemary, ground (optional)
  • 1 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • paprika

Baked Creole Pecan Crusted Catfish

“Do you pronounce it PUH-KAHN or PEA-CAN?” Pecan Crusted Catfish is a standard entrée in most New Orleans restaurants and once…

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  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (thawed or fresh)
  • 12 ounces Cajun flavor sausage
  • 1 or 2 medium size zucchini, sliced
  • 1 or 2 medium size yellow squash, sliced
  • 4 to 6 asparagus spears, sliced into thirds
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cajun Shrimp, Sausage & Vegetable Stir-Fry

“You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” Paul Prudhomme This is a simple, quick & easy recipe that…

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  • 1 Chicken, abt 3 lbs either rotisserie from store or boiled
  • 2 qts low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/2 t Adobo seasoning
  • 1/4 t smoked black pepper
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/4 t Adobo seasoning
  • 1/8 t smoked black pepper
  • 1 T bacon fat
  • 1 T shortening
  • 3/4+ C whole milk

Momma’s Chicken & Dumplins

“Cooking certain dishes, like Chicken & Dumplins, reminds me of my mother!” During my childhood years up through high school, I…

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  • 1 1-pound pork tenderloin
  • 3 T Sweet Dry Rub for Pork & Chicken (see earlier recipe)
  • 1/3 C Super Sweet BBQ Basting Sauce (see earlier recipe)

Smoked Pork Tenderloin

“You can never put too much pork in your mouth as far as I’m concerned.” Lewis Black Although I have grilled…

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