Cajun Corn Maque Choux Recipe

Delicious cajun corn maque choux is made easily and can be served at Louisiana Cajun Mansion

There are different variations of corn maque choux on the internet; while no doubt they are probably good, many are not the true authentic corn maque choux our Grand Mothers made.  Some recipes have adapted putting bacon in it, but again, this was not the original recipe. Making corn maque choux was always a yearly event in my…

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Cajun Roux Recipe

Homemade roux is well worth the time to make a delicious gumbo

Cajun Roux Recipe If you’re Cajun, you know it starts with the original Roux recipe for most of our stews and our famous gumbos which we are known for.  It doesn’t matter if you are rich or poor, rest assured a Cajun gumbo will most likely be on your table. Although a dark brown Roux…

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Cajun Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe

There are different variations of Cajun Chicken and Sausage Gumbo.  This version is authentic and created by my Grandmother “Cottin” who handed her recipe down to my Mom.  Remember that not all gumbo’ are alike; and most of all, Cajun gumbos are different than Creole gumbo.  You can learn more about the differences of a…

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Cajun Shrimp and Okra Gumbo Recipe

Okra is mostly used in Cajun cooking and can be served at Louisiana Cajun Mansion

There are basically two variations of Cajun Shrimp and Okra gumbo; the Cajun Shrimp and Okra kind and the creole Shrimp and Okra kind.  There is a big difference between how each gumbo looks and also how they taste.  So if you’ve been to New Orleans and said you ate gumbo, you didn’t eat a good…

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Cajun Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

Shrimp gumbo can be served at Louisiana Cajun Mansion

Please note that this is a Cajun shrimp gumbo recipe and not a Creole shrimp gumbo recipe.  There seems to be misconceptions between the two types of gumbos.  Cajuns never use tomatoes in their gumbo.  Now just like Creole gumbos, Cajuns do however make shrimp okra gumbo; but it is very different and in my…

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Boiled Crawfish Recipe

Recipe for Boiling Crawfish There are many recipes for boiling crawfish; however this recipe has been tried and tested and it works every single time!  It’s how my Dad boiled his crawfish and I trust Daddy! Boiling crawfish is a tradition, and when done right, its an event.  Begin by getting your back yard or patio ready.…

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The Crawfish Bowl Recipe

Crawfish Bowl

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 Corn & Shrimp Bisque Recipe

Corn and Shrimp Bisque

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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LCM House Salad Dressing Recipe with a KICK!

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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Pesto Marinade Recipe

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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