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Simple Shrimp Boil Recipe – How Many Shrimp Per Person

This low country shrimp boil recipe will help you decide just how many shrimp per person. Then again I say there can never be too many shrimp! When the days are hot outside and you barely want to heat up the kitchen, I love resorting to a low country boil. One big pot with lots …

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Big Mamou Cajun Pasta

Big Mamou Cajun Pasta can be made with chicken breasts or rotisserie chicken. This addicting buttery, garlic, and spicy red sauce is a great way to celebrate New Orleans cooking! I’ve had Paul Prudhomme’s Louisiana Kitchen cookbook probably since 1984.  It is one of my most used cookbooks particularly in Spring around the time of …

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New Orleans Red Beans and Rice Recipe (Cajun Style)

Cajun Red Beans and Rice is comfort food, to those in the know. Learn how to make this New Orleans red beans and rice recipe, Paul Prudhomme style. Served over rice and accompanied with Andouille sausage, this meal is a healthy family favorite!   The first time I ate red beans and rice was while …

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo YaYa

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo YaYa starts with a roux and the holy trinity of celery, onions and green peppers. Throw in some spicy smoked sausage and boiled or roast chicken and you’ve got yourself a party. Pass the Tabasco, please. I’m sure I’ve mentioned that Manservant has roots in Mississippi, just down the road from …

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