Game Time Food

Its that time of the year again to put on your favorite jersey, gather with friends, prepare some incredible food and cheer on your favorite team. If you want to spice up your favorite dishes, try adding a little (Or a lot!) of Slap Ya Mama authentic Cajun seasoning to spice up your favorite game day food.
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Italian Nice With A Touch Of Cajun Spice

In the late 1800’s, Sicily endured some rough times, causing many natives to leave the Italian Island. Sicilians took ships to the major ports of the United States, with many staying in the country’s second-largest port, New Orleans. Living on an island meant many Sicilians made their living as fishermen, and their diet reflected this. Being close to the sea is one of the reasons so many Sicilians didn’t move further inland.
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All About Gumbo

All About Gumbo

Locals, transplants, and tourists alike know that Louisiana is known for its delicious and unique cuisine with gumbo being one of the most sought out dishes. Fall in Louisiana is a brief transition separating our warm summers from the relatively mild winters. It would be more appropriate to call this time of year gumbo season.
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Catch the Asian Cajun Wave

“To some, the mix of Asian and Cajun may sound bizarre but to people in South Louisiana, it feels like the next perfect step into culinary bliss. “

In the mid-1970’s after the fall of Saigon, a large wave of Vietnamese made their way down to New Orleans. There are a few reasons that made the incoming Vietnamese feel as if this could be the perfect place to call home.
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Cajun Mardi Gras Celebrations

Cajun Mardi Gras Celebrations

It’s time for an old-fashioned Louisiana Mardi Gras! Fiddles and accordions are blasting, and chickens are being tossed so high you’d almost think they were flying. Costumed revelers who look like they came straight out of medieval history sporting fringed and wire mesh feudal outfits on horseback, chasing chickens and begging for ingredients for a huge communal gumbo. Louisiana Cajun Country’s Courir de Mardi Gras - a tradition that dates all the way back to medieval celebrations in France.
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Our Home…Ville Platte, Louisiana

How Ville Platte got its somewhat unique name remains obscure in the minds of would-be historians seeking the solution thereof. Notations on the original plats of survey for the area that is now Ville Platte stated that surveyors had to use pirogues and flat boats to properly do their work.
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Slap Ya Who

 

The self-proclaimed smoked meats capital of the world, Ville Platte is also world famous for its modern-day jousting tournament, the incomparable Floyd’s Record Shop, and the magnificent Chicot State Park. It’s a magical place, no doubt—even by Louisiana’s high standards.
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