Posts Tagged ‘CAJUN CUISINE’

Top 10 Places to Eat Near Lafayette, Louisiana

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Lafayette, Louisiana is the heart and soul of Cajun country!  One of the biggest staples of Cajun culture is the cuisine. Thankfully, Lafayette has an eclectic selection of eateries and hangouts. Varying from casual diners, fine dining eateries, and restaurants with an authentic Cajun atmosphere! Here are our current picks of the top 10 best…

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A True Reflection of Southern Hospitality

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Southern Hospitality is a way of life in Acadiana. The vibrant Lafayette Louisiana metro area and surrounding communities that make up Acadiana offer visitors signature regional cuisine, cultural assets, festivals, and many historical sites. The unique identity of the city is also charming. The same culture of southern hospitality is adopted at the Louisiana Cajun…

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Girls’ Getaway Weekend

The winter holidays are such a great time of year, but it can also get little stressful. A great way to unwind after running around is a girls’ weekend getaway! The Louisiana Cajun Mansion offers great packages for you, your mom, your sisters, and your best friends. You and your girls can enjoy a complimentary…

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Scenic Louisiana: Creole Nature Trail

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Louisiana scenic attraction called the Creole Nature Trail – a 180-mile byway across the state.  The rich scenic beauty and boundless wildlife found along the Creole Nature Trail adventure brings joy to millions of visitors annually. As we breeze into springtime here in Acadiana, our thoughts turn to nature. The imprint of Louisiana’s natural bounty…

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Flying South to Louisiana for the Winter

Winter weather got you down? Thinking about flying south for the winter? There are loads of fun things for tourists to do near Lafayette, Louisiana in the winter. You gotta love the winter season because this is the time when New Year looms in the distance and you want to soak up all the snowflakes…

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Cajun Potato Salad Recipe

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Potato Salad, the always popular side dish, might not be the main course at your next soiree, but if you make it right, it’ll surely be the first thing to go! There are already many different variations of how Cajuns make their authentic potato salad. Most recipes were passed down from mothers and grandmothers and how they…

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Tips for Making a Cajun Rice and Gravy

Cajun Rice and Gravy Browning Process First of all… Don’t Rush It. If you can just learn this upfront, you’ll never say “My rice and gravy isn’t as good as Moma’s or Grandmas”. Stir the meat frequently, and scrape the brown stuff (Grah-doo) off the bottom of the pot so it will not burn. Be…

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Cajun Rice and Gravy Recipe

About Rice and Gravy Cooking a delicious Cajun Rice and Gravy is a skill learned by generations of cooks passing their techniques down to their children.   There are lots of different Cajun Rice and Gravy recipes out there on the web. Most of them are obviously written by Non-Cajuns; and if you are a…

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Authentic Cajun Scrambled Eggs Recipe

While growing up, if we were not eating fried egg sandwiches for breakfast, we were enjoying Cajun Scrambled Eggs. Cajuns specialize in preparing exquisite cuisine. Our start-of-day meal is no different! Even our humblest of breakfast creations combine ingredients and flavors that will have you forgetting you ever knew about English muffins, Canadian Bacon, Hollandaise…

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Cajun Pancake Recipe

Breakfast is really important to us here in Cajun country. Our love affair with food always includes a good stout breakfast to start the day. Cajun Pancakes? Put down that eyebrow chere! These are not just regular pancakes with the word Cajun thrown in front of them. If you’ve ever visited Louisiana Cajun Mansion  Bed…

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