Smothered Burritos

Flour Tortillas (see below) Refried beans Chili Verde (see below) Mozzarella cheese and/or Cheddar cheese and/or     Monterey jack cheese, all grated Flour Tortillas 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon shortening 1 to 1 1/2 cups warm water Chile Verde 3 cups diced, roasted and peeled Anaheim peppers […]

Louisiana Chicken over Rice

2 slices bacon 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 small green bell pepper, sliced 1/2 teaspoon thyme, crushed 1 can tomato soup 1/2 cups water 1 1/2 cups diced, cooked chicken In skillet cook bacon until crisp; remove and crumble. Cook onion and bell pepper with thyme in bacon drippings until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients. […]

Louisiana Barbecued Shrimp

Servings: 10 2 cups ketchup 1 cup water 1/2 cup cider vinegar 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup minced onion 1/2 cup diced celery 1/4 cup minced parsley Juice and zest of 1 lemon 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon ground basil 1/2 teaspoon ground […]

Louisiana Rolled Omelet with Shrimp Sauce

2 tablespoons butter or margarine 6 eggs 6 tablespoons water 1/2 teaspoon salt Few grains black pepper Shrimp Sauce Melt butter or margarine in a 10-inch skillet. Beat eggs slightly; add water, salt and pepper. Pour into skillet. Cook over low heat until eggs set on bottom of pan. Lift edge and tilt pan so […]

Louisiana Crab au Gratin

4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic 3 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning 1 teaspoon hot sauce 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 pound crabmeat, claw 1/4 cup chopped green onions 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs Preheat […]

Louisiana Fried Fish

Fresh fish fillets or whole fish Tabasco sauce Plain yellow cornmeal Salt, to taste Peanut oil Lemon slices Wash and clean your catch thoroughly. Drain on paper towels for 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle fish heartily with Tabasco. Season cornmeal with salt in a sturdy brown paper bag. Shake fish in the bag of seasoned […]

New Orleans Dessert

Posted by JBic at 7/10/01 5:51:06 pm JBic note: I have no idea what makes this "New Orleans." The recipe came from my mom, who lives in Maine and I don’t think she has ever been to New Orleans. Anyone who has a clue about the name, I would appreciate your sharing the info. […]

Mardi Gras King Cake

Posted by Tiffany at 1/27/2002 6:10 pm 1 package yeast 1/4 cup warm water 6 teaspoons milk, scalded and cooled 4 cups flour (to 5 cups) 1/2 pound butter 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 eggs 2 teaspoons melted butter Small plastic doll (or bean) Light corn syrup for topping Granulated sugar […]

Louisiana Shrimp Patties

1 pound raw shrimp, chopped 1/2 cup onions, minced 1/4 cup celery, chopped 1 tablespoon bell pepper 1/4 cup instant potatoes 1/4 cup water 1 raw egg Salt and pepper to taste Sprinkle of garlic salt Mix shrimp, celery, bell pepper and onions. Add egg, instant potatoes, salt and pepper. Shape into patties. Put oil […]

Omelette au Rhum

Posted by FootsieBear at April 2001 Source: Recipes & Reminiscences of New Orleans, contributed by Antoine’s 4 eggs 3 tablespoons butter Pinch of salt 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 cup rum Make a regular omelet cooked in butter. Keep it soft and add a pinch of salt and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Turn omelet […]