I will be going through my 'Zaar books and moving some recipes here, just to get more specific. This can include Cajun, Creole, Traditional, and Decadent. Hopefully, photos for all recipes, because I am visually tempted when it comes to recipes!
I make mine on one cookie rack placed on a baking sheet but I'm sure that the chicken could still be great placed directly on a foil-lined baking sheet, although I don't think it would be as crispy. Plan ahead the chicken needs to soak in the buttermilk for a minimum of 4 hours or overnight. If you like a lot of heat then use 2 tablespoons of hot pepper sauce, or you can omit the hot pepper sauce completely, but I suggest adding it in, it really brings out the kick in this chicken---- you will *love* this recipe, I know my family does! :)
This chicken has a crispy outer coating and moist, melt in your mouth meat that is not greasy. This is the best fried chicken I have ever eaten. The sugar-and-salt-spiked whole-milk brine makes the chicken sweet and juicy; a mixture of buttermilk, flour, baking powder and baking soda yields an extra crisp crust. MAKE AHEAD: The chicken can be fried up to 4 hours ahead and reheated. WINE: A lively, fruity, low-tannin Beaujolais, such as the 2001 Georges Duboeuf Juliénas, has the fruit and acidity to contrast with the pleasantly sweet chicken. Recipe adapted from Dave Arnold's After Hours: Sundays at Seven.
This is our family favorite recipe that has stood the test of time and many other recipes vying for top spot. It has a wonderful buttery mouth feel, tastes authentically Creole and is so quick and easy to make (if you use the frozen peeled and deveined shrimp that have been thawed out). We often have it during the week after work.
This recipe is quite a favorite at Treebeards' restaurant in Houston. It's posted in response to a request. Cooking time does not include the pre-soak or pre-boil time. To make it South Beach friendly, substitute low fat turkey smoked sausage for the regular smoked sausage, and serve with brown rice.
I have the Paula Deen version of Jambalaya posted, but this one, I have had the pleasure of eating at 440 Main, a very ritzy restaurant where I went to college. It's fancy and a bit on the expensive side, but well worth the money. When I took my gourmet cooking class, the teacher called the restaurant and got the recipe for us to make in class. I was SO happy! This recipe is quick cooking; the prep takes a bit, though.
What is Louisiana garlic bread ?? It is crazy, crazy,delicious. Everyone goes mad over this, we go through at least 3 loaves or even more for larger crowds. Thanx again to Chef Emeril, another winner !!!!
This simple recipe from Southern Living is as simple as 1-2-3! This is a great recipe for when you really want some jambalaya and just do not have the time to stand over the stove! It was published in the December 1997.
In the late 1960's I got this from a small Restaurant outside of Houma Louisiana. I remember I "oiled" the cook's vocal cords with a lot of cold Jax Beer to finesse the recipe out of him. About the only thing I've changed is re figuring it for the crock pot.
I have a crazy Cajun neighbor here in TX and this is his recipe. Man is it ever good. You can use either shrimp or crawfish tails. I know crawfish may be hard to find in places so I posted it with shrimp! He uses more butter than I do- probably why his is better- BUT mine is lower in fat!
Posted for World Tour 2005
This is so good! Fast and yummy yet it tastes like you spent hours over the stove cooking and and stirring. This uses my make ahead gumbo mix recipe #199147 which takes the long cooking time of gumbo down to a weeknight managable amount. Enjoy!
My Mother first made this pie in 1949. The recipe was on a can of pecans. (I wasn't born then, but evidently pecans used to be sold in cans.) She kept the can in the kitchen cabinet. For some reason she never wrote it down. It's been a family favorite for 4 generations.
This is a family favorite handed down for generations. It is very basic and can be used in Strawberry shortcake, ice cream topping, cheesecake topping, pancake or waffle topping, etc. Be creative with it!