The Cajun people are descendants of Acadian immigrants deported to Louisiana from Canada. Their food is known for being simple yet flavorful and spicy, and also makes use of local Louisiana ingredients. Among the best-known and simplest Cajun recipes are:
2 lbs Redfish fillets
2 tsp White pepper
2 tsp Paprika
2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Garlic powder
2 tsp onion powder
2 tsp Thyme
1 cup Melted butter
Combine all the spices. Heat a skillet, preferably a cast iron one. Dip fish in butter, and sprinkle with Continue reading
Cajun style food is full of flavor. It takes inexpensive items and adds characteristic flavors to make a fantastic culinary experience.
Certain things are characteristic to the Cajun flavor. One is a Cajun Seasoning, either commercial or home made. If you make it at home be sure to use cumin, paprika, garlic and cayenne in proportions you like. Oregano is good too. You can make it with salt or salt free.
A second addition is the Cajun Trinity of cooking. That is roughly chopped bell peppers, celery and onions. Add to meats, stews, Continue reading
Making a perfect, spicy, Cajun hamburger at home isn’t as hard as you may think. Try this recipe and wow the guests at your next cook out.
Mix together the following dry ingredients:
3 tablespoons of dried oregano
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon garlic powder
3 tablespoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons salt
Keep the dry ingredients in a small glass bowl or throw-away plastic container. Do not keep these ingredients in a reusable plastic bowl as the spices will scent the Continue reading