Friday * Fan Favorite

Friday * Fan Favorite

Today's fan favorite is a combination of some of my top recipes on my blog.... You can check them out on my blog ¼ cup butter1 ½ cups heavy cream1 teaspoon Creole mustard 2 (6 ounce) cans crabmeat, drained and flaked1 (4 ounce) can small shrimp, drained1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 1 pinch salt and pepper to [...]

Louisiana Shrimp and Grits

Louisiana Shrimp and Grits

Happy Saturday ! I hope you had a great week : Today I am pairing two Louisiana classics for brunch : Music and Shrimp and Grits : https://youtu.be/vKH9JEdZREc Southern Shrimp and Grits : 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 cups 2% milk 1/3 cup butter, 3/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper 3/4 cup uncooked old-fashioned grits [...]

Friday * Lent Recipe

Friday * Lent Recipe

During Lent in Louisiana you will see lots of seafood on the menu on Friday. No meat Friday today is celebrated with a true classic recipe : Crawfish Etouffee 6 tbs Butter2 C water4 Tbsp Ketchup2 C chopped onion2 stalks of celery chopped fine2 cloves of minced garlic2 Tbsp chopped green pepper1 tsp dry parsley2 [...]

Friday * Lent Menu

Friday * Lent Menu

If it's Friday in Louisiana during Lent then it's Seafood on the menu : Today's recipe is a simple casserole you can make in one dish or individual shells or buttered ramekins. Lisa Crab and Shrimp Casserole : 3/4 C chopped green pepper1 C diced celery3/4 C chopped onions 1 C Cooked Shrimp1 C mayonnaise1 [...]

No Meat Friday * Lent

No Meat Friday * Lent

In most homes and restaurant in Louisiana you will find No meat on the menu. In observant of Lent. But with the abundance of seafood this is also a blessing : So enjoy Friday Lent Special : Why do we not eat meat on Fridays?Abstaining From Flesh Meat is Considered a Form of Sacrifice to Honor Jesus [...]

In my Kitchen * Crab Bisque

In my Kitchen * Crab Bisque

Seafood is a big part of Louisiana menu. Today I am sharing a family favorite : Crab Bisque without corn add but lots of cream : Blue Crab (March-June) In the Gulf, you'll find more than 60 types of crab, with four main types available at restaurants and seafood stores. Gulf Crab are in season [...]

Lent recipe : Crawfish Pasta

Lent recipe : Crawfish Pasta

In South Louisiana during Lent it means - No meat Friday ! So this Friday recipe is perfect : Crawfish Pasta : 1 stick butter1 bunch green onion /diced1 stalk celery /chopped1/2 green pepper/ chopped2 -8 oz cream cheese2 pints cream /milk2 cloves of garlic /minced1 lb Crawfish (shrimp) peeled in a skillet melt butter [...]

Lent season * Seafood Crepe Recipe :

Lent season * Seafood Crepe Recipe :

Happy Friday ! Today is National Bavarian Crepes But instead since we are in Lent season I am doing a Seafood Crepe perfect for a main dish : Basic Crepe Batter: 1½ cups milk2 eggs1½ tablespoons vegetable oil1 teaspoon sugar¼ teaspoon ground nutmegpinch of salt¾ cup + 1 tablespoon sifted all-purpose flour Seafood Filling :4 [...]

No Meat Friday * Seafood Jambalaya

No Meat Friday * Seafood Jambalaya

Today in My Kitchen is a quick and easy Seafood Jambalaya : It;s very common in South Louisiana to find Seafood as the choice of meat on Friday . As many Catholics abide by the No Meat on Friday rule. But since we are in Lent season I thought I would share these recipes featuring [...]

Shrimp and Corn Soup for the Winter

Shrimp and Corn Soup for the Winter

Thursday's Recipe is for a Winter family favorite ! Shrimp and Corn Soup  that you can make on the stove or in the crockpot for winter eating ! Perfect to use those leftover Shrimp from earlier in the year or small frozen shrimp from the supermarket. Get Cooking -  Lisa        1/3 C [...]