This is one of my all time favorite Creole dishes ever! It’s a little more “spendy” than I can usually afford, but that only makes it more special when I can afford to make it. 313 more words
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I realized I haven’t posted ANY recipes in awhile! Whoops!
This one is an old favorite. Red Beans & Rice is normally connected with New Orleans cuisine, which is appropriate because (History buff in the house!) when the Haitian Revolution began in 1791 the rich (white) sugar planters fled to the Louisiana coast – the OTHER largely French holding at the time – bringing with them red kidney beans from the Caribbean. 474 more words
(Cooking time – 45 minutes, serves 5 or 6)
Friends came to visit a few days ago and informed us that one of them is allergic to garlic. 405 more words
Struggling to make sense of the religious disconnect in the news, I tried to offset it with a food analogy that works – Gumbo. A stew that originated in the south, the Creole gumbo is a blend of several cultures (West African, French, and Native American) and culinary influences (Spanish and German). 621 more words