Smothered Okra with Sausage & Shrimp

I said to myself, “Coop.” Myself said, “Huh?” I said, “Look, we ain’t cooking today, ok??” Needless to say, I lied to myself. Smothered okra with green onion sausage and juicy wild caught shrimp! Yes lawwwd!!! I’ve been craving this since my cousin made it for Thanksgiving and I almost ate the whole pot! Didn’t

Seafood Gumbo

Gumbo!!! It’s officially gumbo season in Louisiana! Although I make it all year round. What else is air conditioning for? We love our gumbo! We all make ours a little different and that’s ok. Just don’t put corn in it and we’re fine. We’re very particular about how it’s made. Ask Disney. Hehehe…anyway, here’s my

Dirty Rice

If you’ve ever attended any event in the South, you’ve had this dish. Birthday parties, family reunions, bbqs, heck even at some weddings, you’re bound to see a pan of dirty rice included in the spread. It’s just apart of our menu. And for good reason! It goes with pretty much anything! Potato salad and


Here’s my take on a New Orleans original!! Good Ole Sober!! Cures you from that wild night of fun on Bourbon Street. Now, this Creole/Asian dish was meant to utilize readily available ingredients. So, leftover cooked meats are welcomed. To those not familiar with Yakamein, this soup can look a little scary! But, trust me, once you

Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta

I love getting recipe requests! This one’s for you, Sharon! My Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Alfredo pasta! Spicy and creamy. Just how I like it! Check out the video. You don’t want to miss the bloopers at the end. WARNING!! It includes horrific “singing”! Lol Let me know if you try this!  Love, B. Coop