Welcoming Chef Youngberg of Heather Mountain Catering

Chef Michelle Youngberg

Great news Acadiana! Our popular Romantic Dinners at the Mansion just leveled up! In response to overwhelming demand, we’re expanding our  romance dining experience and have secured a talented award-winning local chef to help put your romantic evening over the top. For several years, we’ve brought romance back into the lives of countless couples who…

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All About Cajun and Creole Cuisine

All about Cajun and Creole food

Some of the most delicious food in the world is found right here in Louisiana. Here’s why: “You gotta eat!”, is a popular saying in these parts. Mealtime is a huge part of Louisiana culture and I still remember growing up with every visit to every home including a meal. I still fondly look back…

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Mrs Kelly’s Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Mrs Kelly's Blackberry Cobbler image

This cobbler recipe is as southern as they come and will have you smacking your lips within seconds!   Imagine walking into Grandma’s house and smelling sweet dough in the oven, knowing it will be coming out the oven any minute and you’ll have the opportunity to taste it soon.  Just smelling it makes a…

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Holy Trinity in Cooking Cajun Cuisine

Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity is a classic flavor base when cooking Cajun dishes.  It is typically arrived at by sauteing a combination of diced onions, bell peppers and celery.  Cooking the vegetables in butter or oil releases their flavor, which is infused into any sauce mixture when other ingredients are added. The Holy Trinity  is the…

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Cajun Sampler Dinner

About Cajun Food The Cajun Sampler Dinner is the most popular among guests at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion primarily because most everyone traveling through are anxious to taste our succulent foods. Louisiana is home of the most precious cuisines in the world; even describing the food in a few short sentences can be difficult.  Cajuns prefer…

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Tennessee Guest Eating Crawfish & Enjoying Cajun Life

Eating Crawfish

From Tennessee, Ms Betty is eating crawfish & enjoying Cajun Life for the first time ever. Connecting with her immediately, she is easy to talk to and is so full of life.  Traveling with a friend, Ms Betty wanted to experience whatever she could in Cajun country in just two short days before she headed out to New Orleans. She set…

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Southern Bread Pudding With Rum Sauce Recipe

Bread Pudding is a southern tradition that is served at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion as one of its signature dishes

Bread Pudding, a southern tradition, makes its way at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed & Breakfast as one of its signature dishes.   Although there are many variations, not all bread puddings are worthy of the name. The perfect bread pudding would be exceptionally moist with an “over the top” Rum Sauce. Well.. In my…

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Cajun Sweet n Spicy Coleslaw Recipe – No Raisins Please!

Coleslaw is a delicious classic served at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion

For me, coleslaw can either be too creamy, too watery, too bland or too dry and there are VERY FEW restaurants that offer good coleslaw with lots of flavor.  Heck!  Any time I order a plate lunch and see coleslaw in it, I just scrape it off my plate.  I remember as a small child, mom…

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Cajun Shrimp and Grits Recipe

Cajun shrimp with cheese grits is a staple at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion

This recipe, Cajun shrimp with cheese grits is a staple in our home and specifically with my son Kaleb because of its fabulous combination of Cajun spiced shrimp and creamy, savory grits. We never used instant grits, its was always prepared the ole fashion way. Once you’ve tried this recipe, you’ll look at shrimp &…

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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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