Quick-Fix Cajun and Creole Favorites
After preparing the roux, most of the time spent making gumbo is basically hands-free. You’ll just need to stir the pot occasionally to prevent sticking. This flavorful stew recipe is worth the effort.
- Recipe: Chicken-and-Sausage Gumbo
Spicy, buttery, and decidedly hands-on, this dish is a New Orleans classic. Crusty French bread―and plenty of napkins―are traditional accompaniments to New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp.
- Recipe: New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp
This recipes call for fresh crawfish because they’re readily available in Cajun country. Don’t fret if you can’t get your hands on the fresh seafood―frozen crawfish tails work very well.
- Recipe: Crawfish Étouffée
A combination of two favorites―fresh seafood and rice―tastes great in Crab-and-Shrimp Étouffée. You can serve it on fine china at formal gatherings or down-home style right from the pot on the stove.
- Recipe: Crab-and-Shrimp Étouffée
Our Muffuletta Calzones have all the tasty traits of the classic sandwich: crusty bread filled with layers of provolone, ham, salami, and the essential olive salad. For even more flavor, add 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning and 1⁄2 tsp. dried crushed red pepper to the cheese blend.
- Recipe: Muffuletta Calzones
Chop the ingredients ahead, and make the rice the day before to have Creole Fried Rice on the table in nothing flat. It’s also a great use for leftover rice―just be sure you have 3 cups on hand.
- Recipe: Creole Fried Rice