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Yaka Mein

Author: Cynthia LeJeune Nobles

Bread Pudding with Warm Bourbon Sauce

This signature dessert from New Orleans is a classic Creole dish.

Southern Fried Chicken

Southern Fried Chicken - The recipe and introductory text below are excerpted from The Dooky Chase Cookbook by Leah Chase and are part of our story on Mardi Gras. Chase also shared some helpful tips exclusively...

Author: Leah Chase

Seafood Gumbo

For most people, the word gumbo immediately conjures the Cajun and Creole cooking of Louisiana. But okra (ngombo in Bantu), for which the soup-stew is named, reached South Carolina with the slave trade...

Author: Edna Lewis

Crawfish Enchilada con Queso

Author: Greg Sonnier

Red Beans

An easy red beans over rice recipe straight out of New Orleans

Author: Leah Chase

Crawfish Etouffée

Author: Marcelle Bienvenu

Bananas Foster

Bananas Foster, a favorite New Orleans dessert, was created by the Brennan family in the 1950s when they opened Brennan's restaurant in the French Quarter. It was named for a regular customer, Dick Foster....

Author: Marcelle Bienvenu

Treme (Mock) Turtle Soup

Author: Patrice Keller Kononchek

Lake Charles Dirty Rice

Author: Donald Link

My Boudin

Author: Donald Link

Red Beans and Rice

Garlic bread is perfect on the side. You can find Creole or Cajun seasoning in the spice section of most supermarkets.

Author: Sandi Nelson

Old Fashioned Crawfish Boil

Boiling crawfish is an art - something that quickly becomes apparent to anyone who's watched a cook prepare the cooking liquid. This recipe has been modified for ease of preparation at home. Most Cajuns...

Calas Fried Rice Fritters

Author: David Guas

Crunchy Fried Shrimp with Cayenne Aïoli

Southern cornmeal crusted deep-fried shrimp.

Chicken and Tasso Jambalaya

Author: Paul Prudhomme

Trout Meunière, Old Style

Author: Tom Fitzmorris

Herb and Spice Southern Fried Chicken

Author: Damon Lee Fowler

Creole Jambalaya

Author: Leah Chase

Shrimp and Andouille Gumbo

Author: Bruce Mattel

Banana Pudding

Author: David Guas

Oysters Bienville

Author: Leon E. Soniat Jr.

Creole Style Oven Hash Browns

Author: Galit Stevens

Potato Salad

Author: Leah Chase

Lemon Icebox Pie

Author: David Guas

Buttermilk Beignets

Like they make at Café de Monde in New Orleans. These crispy-fried beignets are dusted with snowy confectioners' sugar.

Author: David Guas