Crawfish Deviled Eggs

I need some more party food recipes on this thing. Deviled eggs came to mind. Classic and always a win. Adding crawfish though? Yeah…check this out.   First things first…boil the egg properly. NO GREENISH, GRAY rings around the yolks. I’m going to walk you through the steps on getting perfect, hard-boiled eggs every time.  

Crawfish Beignets Recipe

Yes. You read right. Today, we are making Crawfish Beignets! I combined two of Louisiana’s beloved food items. Many traditional recipes for Crawfish Beignets resulted in more of a Crawfish Hushpuppy than a Beignet. So, I challenged myself to come up with an easy recipe that produced fluffy and soft beignets with a spicy, cheesy

Creole Shrimp Burger Recipe

Decided to give the cows a break today and share my Creole Shrimp Burger recipe with you. Freshness and tons of flavor! Think of a crab cake, but with shrimp. Oh, and a bun. Oh and it’s dressed like a bang as…ahem, a really good burger. Just check it out. You could use a food

Shrimp Creole

Going back to my Creole roots with this recipe. Shrimp Creole has been a Louisiana staple dish since, well, forever! And with good reason. It’s easy and has the most amazing balance of flavors. Fresh shrimp from Louisiana’s gulf takes this one over the top! Watch me make it… Shrimp stock makes all of the

Cajun Lobster Tail

I like to be fake fancy sometimes. So, when one of my Cookies requested a lobster tail tutorial I was more than happy to do so. Especially since it’s so easy to do! And, you already know, I wouldn’t be Coop if I didn’t make it Cajun style!  The rule is to bake the lobster

Shrimp Stock

Every Cajun cook knows that a good stock is the heart of an amazing dish. I’ve tried many store bought seafood stocks. NONE of them compare to making it homemade. I love being able to control the flavor I impart into my cooking. One reason our cooking style here in the South is so special

Creamy Pastalaya

I don’t know what it is about cooler weather and Halloween that makes me want Pastalaya. It’s just what I like to eat while watching “Hocus Pocus”. I know I’m not the only one that gets seasonal cravings! If you’ve never heard of Pastalaya, it’s basically Jambalaya with pasta instead of rice. It’s delicious! I

Seafood Cornbread Dressing

It’s that time of the year again!!! Thanksgiving is approaching. I’ve read ALL of your emails and I shall deliver the goods! My Cookies want Thanksgiving food and I’m gonna give Thanksgiving food! Starting with the most requested dish….Seafood dressing! Cookies, DO NOT USE JIFFY CORNBREAD IN MY DRESSING! I have absolutely nothing against Jiffy.