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We welcome you and can't wait to meet you on your next visit to the Cajun Mansion Bed & Breakfast near Lafayette, Louisiana.  There's always a lot going on at the mansion; whether its preparing for local festivals, romantic dinners or just socializing on the patio, it's just part of the southern hospitality that just goes on here.

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Crawfish Bowl

The Crawfish Bowl Recipe

By Sandra Booher | May 25, 2016

Most everyone who comes to Louisiana wants to experience eating Crawfish because everyone associates Cajun country with crawfish.  Although crawfish can be prepared many different ways such as crawfish pie, crawfish etoufee, fried crawfish, etc, the number one way to eat crawfish is boiled.  Boiling crawfish is uniquely done using specific Cajun seasonings and each person…

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Cajun Grilling Dinner on the Patio

By Sandra Booher | May 25, 2016

The Cajun Grilling Dinner on the Patio is one of our most popular dining experiences here at the Mansion.  The Dinner is a 7 course meal served one course at a time and it lasts about 2 hours.  Lots of good conversations and good relationships are built around the large granite island on the Patio.  The…

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Corn and Shrimp Bisque

Cajun Corn & Shrimp Bisque Recipe

By Sandra Booher | May 24, 2016

This creamy, Cajun corn & shrimp bisque has been in my family for years. It’s comfort food during the winter, a ‘stick to your bones’ kinda food when you just want a little something to curb your appetite AND it’s included as one of the succulent appetizers in the Romantic Cajun Dinner in the Wine…

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Louisiana Honeymooners Review at the Mansion

By Sandra Booher | May 23, 2016

See what one of our Newly Wed Couples left us in the Bayou room this morning.  Thank you for leaving us such a sweet review in your room before leaving!  You guys were great and it was a pleasure hosting you guys. It seems the mansion is attracting more and more newly weds these days…

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LCM House Salad Dressing Recipe with a KICK!

By Sandra Booher | May 22, 2016

Making homemade salad dressing from scratch is as fast and easy as shaking up a bottle, and the taste is phenomenally better.  If you’re accustomed to “gourmet” salad dressings, then your taste buds will be very satisfied. It’s easier to quit buying bottled dressings when you don’t even need to consult a recipe before shaking up tonight’s…

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Friday Night on the Patio

By Sandra Booher | May 21, 2016

Grilling, sippin and good conversations is what our southern hospitality is all about at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion.  We had a full house tonight and three couples all ended up congregating on the patio after each had their dinners.  Some went out to dinner at local restaurants, but one couple, Eric & Ellen, chose to…

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Romantic Dinner in the Wine Room Gaining Popularity

By Sandra Booher | May 15, 2016

The Romantic Dinner in the Wine Room is gaining popularity on a weekly basis!  Not only are couples looking for a smart way to spend their romantic monies, they are looking for options.  Many couples come to the Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed and Breakfast as a romantic get-away or for just a relaxing weekend get-away.…

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Pesto Marinade Recipe

By Sandra Booher | May 4, 2016

This home-made recipe is easy to do and used when preparing the Romantic Capresse Appetizer for the Romantic Cajun Dinner at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed & Breakfast.  It’s the fine details that makes this dish so exceptional and this marinade recipe is no different.  The dish without the marinade sauce is useless if you’re…

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Parmesan Cream Cheese Ball Recipe

By Sandra Booher | May 4, 2016

Our Parmesan Cream Cheese Ball Recipe is  Super easy and can also be served with Brochetta.  The purpose for this recipe is to be served with our Romantic Capresse Appetizer; however you will see another recipe below for a larger Cheese ball to be served as a stand alone appetizer. Ingredients: Cream Cheese – 1…

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