Notorious Bacon Sundae - Pecan praline ice cream with a creamy bacon caramel sauce carrying a bit of both Pink Himalayan & Black Lava Salts...
Ramos Gin Fizz - a pre-Prohibition cocktail shaken for 12 minutes! Gin, lemon, lime, egg white, orange flower water, cream & seltzer
New Orleans-type Beignets
Pimm's Cup at The Napoleon House in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Ciabatta po' boy with shrimp wrapped in crispy Italian ham, with arugula and garlic parsley-lemon dressing.
Jazzed Up Jambalaya - New Orleans in a bowl!
Let the Good Times Roll with this Sweet Praline Filled Kings Cake you can make all year around
Amazing Beignets dusted in powdered sugar and Chicory Coffee by Café Du Monde, New Orleans.
Dirty Brown Rice with Shrimp- a healthier twist on this classic Cajun dish!
Spicy, New Orleans Barbeque Shrimp
Homemade Mardi Gras King Cake-- Laissez le bon temps rouler!
Red Beans and Rice with Jalapeno Sausage. Just in time for Mardi Gras!
New Orleans French Bread-- crispy crust and tender interior-- this is the real deal!
Lobster Etouffee thanks to tasty little langostinos in a cajun roux, perfect for a dinner party because it's do-ahead and super easy
Cashew brown butter ice-cream
Shrimp Po' Boys. Prepare for droolage.
Prawns at Restaurant August in New Orleans
Roasted shrimp po' boy with Greek yogurt cole slaw and remoulade sauce. Let the good times roll!
Pimm's No. 1 Cup - a tall Collins glass with a lemony effervescence, punctuated by a cool crisp cucumber slice
Stormy Morning cocktail - Créme de Violette, St. Germain, lime juice and Champagne (recipe by Shannon Fristoe at The Bayona in New Orleans).
Hurricane: A little history behind the cocktail and a simple delicious recipe!
Tilapia Po Boy and a little history lesson on how the sandwich came about!
Delicious, light and fluffy beignets.
Fluffy and crispy Buttermilk Beignets make the perfect summer sometimes food.
Fish Sandwiches are typically made of fried fish w/ tarter sauce & a side of coleslaw. Atchafalaya’s is seared tuna, local sprouts, tomatoes & lemon caper aioli.
Ginger ale makes a fun alternative to champagne at this six-year-old's birthday party!
Bourbon Street Milkshake: cafe au lait-inspired shake with plenty of bourbon, topped with praline whipped cream and pecans.
Flavorful shrimp and andouille sausage jambalaya with homemade shrimp stock
I was thrilled to host the May Daring Cooks' Challenge, and chose Gumbo. Here's one of three gumbos I made - Drew's Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo, from John Besh
classic NOLA bread pudding with amaretto cream, in celebration of my 5-year wedding anniversary!
BBQ Oysters at Red Fish Grill in New Orleans
Delicious beignets that have been baked and not fried, with a soft, sweet and aromatic cinnamon glaze.