Recipes

Ponce Sauce Piquante

Ponce Sauce Piquante

  Essential to Cajun cuisine and its history, this classic Acadian dish uses smoked pork stomach sausage and other flavorful ingredients to create a rich, comforting meal. This recipe comes from our cookbook Growing Up Cajun. You’ll find everything in this...

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Chicken Sauce Piquante

Chicken Sauce Piquante

  Chicken Sauce Piquante is a traditional Cajun recipe that has been around for generations. With a reddish spicy gravy, it has incredible flavor and is fairly simple to prepare. Served over rice, the dish was and still is a staple in many households in and...

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Fried Oyster Salad

Fried Oyster Salad

Oysters in the half shelf are deep-fried to perfection and served over a creamy spinach mixture. Get 'em while they're hot! This delicious recipe comes from our cookbook Growing Up Cajun. You’ll find everything in this cookbook for an authentic Cajun feast....

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Banana Bread

Banana Bread

  Baked with crunchy pecans and a little bit of spice, this sweet bread is a perfect treat to take to friends and neighbors--no special events required.This delicious dessert comes from our cookbook Growing Up Cajun. Whether it’s a holiday, a family gathering, or...

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Blackened Redfish

Blackened Redfish

  Spicy and fresh, there's nothing like the flavor that comes from cooking fish in a cast-iron skillet. Want more recipes like this? Check out our cookbook Growing Up Cajun! It invites you to explore Cajun traditions, the history behind the Slap Ya...

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Fried Pork Chops

Fried Pork Chops

  Best served with heaping helpings of mashed potatoes and green beans, these bone-in chops are fried to perfection! This yummy recipe comes from our cookbook Growing Up Cajun! You’ll find everything in this cookbook for an authentic Cajun feast, like Mama Jen’s...

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