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    Milk Punch

    Sip on this celebratory cocktail recipe that dates back generations. Known as a favorite in New Orleans, milk punch is a sweet and rich drink perfect for special occasions. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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    How to Make Pain Perdu, with Leigh Ann Chatagnier

    This cookbook author found her love of food in Louisiana—and now she's sharing her favorite Cajun brunch recipe.

    Sheet-Pan Jambalaya with Cauliflower Rice

    2 reviews

    Sheet-pan dinners are a busy cook's dream with quick prep and easy cleanup. This sheet-pan jambalaya is a healthy twist...

    Muffuletta Wellingtons

    This recipe is inspired by the muffuletta, a sandwich originating in New Orleans that's made with deli meat and olive...


    Muffuletta, which originated in New Orleans, is named after the round, crusty Sicilian loaf of bread it's traditionally served on....

    Dutch Oven Red Beans and Rice

    14 reviews

    This is a one-pot meal that's ready in about 30 minutes. It is one of my husband's favorites and uses...

    Air-Fryer Okra with Smoked Paprika

    2 reviews

    Smoked paprika gives this air-fryer okra even more roasty oomph. When you want to cook okra without frying it, roast...

    What’s the Difference Between Cajun and Creole Food?

    Confused about the difference between Cajun vs. Creole food? This is a crash course in Louisiana's most famous cuisines.

    Pressure-Cooker Jambalaya Risotto

    2 reviews

    I love making this pressure-cooker jambalaya, especially when entertaining. The risotto makes it creamy and delicious. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North...

    Pressure-Cooker Andouille Lentil Chili

    1 review

    This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky...

    15 Smoky Andouille Sausage Recipes

    You don't need to go to The Big Easy to enjoy these Cajun-inspired andouille sausage recipes.

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    Cheesy Cajun Shrimp and Grits

    1 review

    I was born and raised in the South. A few years ago I moved to Pennsylvania, where good southern comfort...

    Air-Fryer Shrimp Po’boys

    2 reviews

    My husband loves crispy coconut shrimp and po'boys, so I combined them with a spicy remoulade and voila! This air-fryer...

    Shrimp and Cucumber Canapes

    1 review

    These cute stacks really stand out in a holiday appetizer buffet. Tasty, cool and crunchy, they come together in a...

    Slow-Cooker Jambalaya Risotto

    3 reviews

    I love risotto, but I don't always love the time and stirring it takes to get the creamy goodness. I...

    Pressure-Cooker Cajun-Style Beans and Sausage

    3 reviews

    Beans and rice make the perfect meal because they're well-balanced, an excellent source of protein, and easy to prepare. Sausage...

    Pressure-Cooker Red Beans and Rice

    2 reviews

    My family loves New Orleans–style cooking, so I make this dish often. I appreciate how simple it is, and the...

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    50 Southern Side Dish Recipes

    Buttery corn, smothered green beans and fluffy buttermilk biscuits shine high in this collection of southern side-dish recipes.

    Turkey Shrimp Gumbo

    This slimmed-down version of gumbo tastes just as hearty as the classic version. —Michael Williams, Westfield, New York

    Cajun Grilled Shrimp

    1 review

    The kicked-up marinade on these shrimp makes this a flavor-packed dish. Serve over rice, and make sure to squeeze those...

    Spicy Cajun Potato Salad

    10 reviews

    Here in Louisiana we have a lot of get-togethers, and if you want your dish to be chosen over all...

    Blackened Chicken and Beans

    22 reviews

    My husband loves any spicy food, and this is one quick-fix recipe we can both agree on. As the chicken...

    Cajun Chicken Pasta Bake

    13 reviews

    My family loves pasta, so I decided to get in the kitchen and come up with my own chicken pasta...

    Cajun Beef Casserole

    28 reviews

    Your little ones who refuse to eat veggies won’t complain one bit when you bring this cheesy casserole with a...

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    Bayou Okra Sausage Stew

    2 reviews

    My husband and I worked on this recipe together. We make a big pot and freeze it to enjoy all...

    Hearty Jambalaya

    14 reviews

    Mel Miller of Perkins, Oklahoma shares this meaty and satisfying jambalaya.

    Cajun Chicken Fettuccine

    48 reviews

    For this quick-mix casserole, I combine two pasta sauces and add Cajun seasoning for kick. You could even try adding...

    All-Around Seasoning Mix

    2 reviews

    I always keep this all-purpose seasoning mixture on hand. It’s good on anything, especially grilled pork, chicken and vegetables. We've...

    Cajun Pepper Steak

    3 reviews

    Cajun recipes have become popular across the country, but they've always been loved here. See if this recipe doesn't...

    Andouille Sausage Hash

    2 reviews

    I threw this hash together last minute for a church brunch. Folks liked it so much they asked me for...