One of the most popular dishes known to Louisiana Creole is the red beans and rice recipe. While not much is known about the origins of the dish, many people believe that it was made on Mondays (washday) because the laundry left very little time for cooking or anything else. Although washdays were certainly a [...]
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Here is a story and recipe from a fellow blogger. Please follow the link back to read lots of other interesting stuff! It was rainy and cold and dark all weekend, which was perfect for my mood. We pretty much huddled in our apartment for two days straight, playing Madden, watching scary movies, eating takeout, [...]
All the recipes on this site can be easily adapted for use with a slow cooker or Crock pot. Make sure you have a sufficiently large slow cooker to hold 5-7 quarts. If you don’t, you can cut the recipes in half to fit in a smaller slow cooker. Simply prepare everything exactly as the [...]
Chef Lou is the Ozarks Cooking Columnist for News-Leader.com of Springfield, MO This recipe looks really spicy! It has Tabasco sauce, crushed red pepper and Tony Chachere’s. Serves 8 2 thick slices of salt pork 1 cup red bell pepper, small dice 1 cup green bell pepper, small dice 1 cup onion small dice 1 [...]
In short, no. Red beans are not the same variety as red kidney beans. They are smaller and have a smoother taste and texture than their kidney bean cousins. They are the most popular in the Caribbean region, where south Louisiana got it’s passion for red beans and rice. This also demonstrates that the differences [...]
Louis Armstrong’s Spicy Pepper Cornbread 3 cups yellow cornmeal 1 cup cream-style corn 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup chopped jalapeno peppers Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and pour in a 9- by 13-inch ungreased pan. [...]
This is Louis Armstrong’s Recipe: 1 pound kidney beans (sorted, rinsed and soaked, see below) 1/2 pound salt pork (slab bacon may be used if preferred) 1 small can of tomato sauce (if desired) 6 small ham hocks or one smoked pork butt 2 onions, diced 1/4 green (bell) pepper 5 tiny or 2 medium [...]