Cajun Chicken Alfredo #Recipe

Cajun Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Cajun Chicken Alfredo I threw this recipe together just the other evening. We wanted something quick and delicious, and we only had a few ingredients on hand. We were still recuperating from our awesome trip to Boston for the Catholic New Media Conference, and I had not had the chance to restock my kitchen. I […]

The Alligator and the Archbishop: A Lenten Tail?

The Alligator and the Archbishop

Did You Hear the One About the Alligator and the Archbishop? It all started on Ash Wednesday. Someone over at Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery posted a picture of a 3 year old letter on the Insta-Gator Facebook page. The letter just happened to be from the Most Reverend Gregory M. Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans. And […]

Gluten-Free Round Steak Grillades


I grew up eating round steak at least once a week. My dad used to buy the whole round steak and cut it up into small cutlets. Then he would dredge the cutlets in flour seasoned with salt and black pepper, fry them up in a pan, and then deglaze the pan and make a […]

Shrimp Masala: A Delicious Experiment in Cajun-Indian Fusion

Shrimp Masala: A Delicious Experiment in Cajun-Indian Fusion

OK. I’m gonna say it… This dish is INSANE. So insane that I made it two weeks in a row. I just couldn’t help myself. Masala is a combination of dry and roasted spices, typical in Indian and Pakistani cuisines, and they are used to add spice and flavor. I call this a Cajun-Indian fusion […]

How to Make Shrimp Étouffée

How To Make Shrimp Etouffee

Shrimp Étouffée: Quick, easy, and oh so delicious! Étouffée means “smothered.” “Smothered in what?” you may ask. Well, typically, smothered in onions, bell peppers and celery. But I’m not too keen on celery, so I tend to leave it out… even though those three do form the “holy trinity” of south Louisiana cooking. I propose […]