Archive for the ‘Ethnic’ Category

Mennonite Caramel Frosting

3 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup top milk or thin cream 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Mix ingredients together in a saucepan. Stir until sugar is dissolved; cook syrup until it forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water (238 degrees F). Cool until you can hold your hand on the […]

Creole Noodles

Yield: 4 servings 1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, cut into 1-inch strips 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups chopped tomatoes, lightly drained (fresh, canned, or mixed) 2 cups sliced okra (or green beans), cut into 1-inch pieces 4 sprigs parsley 2 teaspoons minced fresh hot pepper (or 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce) 1/2 teaspoon […]

Corn Creole

This is excellent for potluck dinners or buffet suppers. 1 small onion 1 clove garlic 1 small green bell pepper or 4 tablespoons chopped parsley 2 tablespoons shortening 1/2 pound ground beef 1 teaspoon chili powder 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 cups cooked tomatoes 1 cup cream-style corn 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup milk […]

Creole Shrimp Stew

Yield: 4 servings 1/3 cup chopped bacon 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 4 stalks celery, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 large green bell pepper, chopped 6 green onions, chopped 1 cup tomato paste 3 cups seafood stock 2 cups water 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon granulated sugar Creole spices 2 pounds uncooked, shelled shrimp […]

Creole Spaghetti Bake

2 cups dry spaghetti, broken in half 3 slices bacon, diced 1 small onion, chopped 1 small green bell pepper, chopped 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can condensed tomato soup 1 (4 ounce) can mushrooms 1 (12 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 1/4 cup vegetable oil 8 ounces shredded […]

Crawfish Smothered Grits

1 pound peeled crawfish tails Salt Cayenne 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup chopped onions 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 2 cups beef stock 3 cups half-and-half 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking white grits 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmigiana-Reggiano cheese In a mixing bowl, toss the crawfish tails with salt and cayenne. In a 3-quart saucepan, over […]

Codfish Gumbo

Louisiana Roux 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon leaf thyme, crumbled 1/2 teaspoon leaf oregano, crumbled 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 cup cooked white rice 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups chicken broth 2 (8 ounce) bottles clam juice 1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes, drained 1 pound green beans, […]

Creole Crab Cakes

1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 1 small yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 small red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 rib celery, chopped 2 teaspoons minced garlic 6 tablespoons flour seasoned with salt and pepper 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs 2 pounds crabmeat Salt and freshly ground black pepper Flour […]

Creamy Creole Turkey Bake

Serves 4. 2/3 cup chopped onion 2/3 cup chopped celery 1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 garlic clove, minced, or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 (8 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, drained 1 1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning 4 ounces fettuccini, cooked according […]

Creole Hot Pepper Sauce

5 quarts vinegar 5 quarts hot red peppers, washed 3 pounds onion, peeled, quartered 3 whole garlic buds, peeled, chopped 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup salt 2 tablespoons pepper 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice (optional) Combine 4 quarts vinegar, peppers, onions, and garlic in a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cook over […]