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Shrimp Etouffee (Smother me in this!)

Shrimp Etouffee is a classic New Orleans dish, and though it is perfect anytime, it is especially fitting for Mardi Gras!  Shrimp Etouffee is a standard classic N’awlins recipe that combines all the elements of Cajun cooking in one dish. Yes, it has the holy trinity. Yes, it has a roux. And yes, it has …

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Shrimp Creole with Jambalaya Rice

Shrimp Creole is a classic Creole dish. Satisfying, with a touch of spice, this easy shrimp dish could quickly became a habit. Shrimp Creole is a classic New Orleans recipe. Most shrimp creole recipes contain the holy trinity of three ingredients that are essential to Louisiana cooking. I’ve been cooking Cajun recipes since I discovered …

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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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