Curried Meatballs Skillet (G2G, blog)

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Hot and spicy, smooth, and saucy, one bite of these Curried Meatballs Skillet will bring your guests back for more. Meatballs meet Asian spice in this Curried Meatballs Skillet, my addictive party food recipe. Curry is one of those ingredients that have a wide following; I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love it. And in …

Cheese-Crust Shrimp and Mushroom Pizza

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This carb-friendly Cheese-Crust Shrimp and Mushroom Pizza is the best thing since sliced you-know-what. The crackle of the cheddar crust is the first signal that this is no ordinary pizza dough. As the ooze of the melted mozzarella cloaks the earthy and ocean combo of Gulf shrimp and button mushrooms, this simple (and quick) recipe …

Hot Cajun Shrimp Dip

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A culinary crowd pleaser, this Hot Cajun Shrimp Dip hits you with a double-barrel shot of shrimp flavor and spicy heat along with a comforting creaminess that is hard to resist. And I will admit this is a spicy concoction, but I leave the level of intensity to your taste buds by holding back on …

It’s That Time of Year – Boudin King Cake

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Year after year, my Boudin King Cake is the top Mardi Gras recipe on Acadiana Table. And could this Boudin King Cake recipe be easier? Well, actually it could if we did a 1-minute video to demonstrate how simple it is. Take a look and then scroll down for all the details. There are many …

How To Build a Charcuterie Board For Your Next Party

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So, what do you do when you don’t know what to cook? Don’t cook. Yes, I said it: This is a post on my food blog that’s advocating not to cook. No recipe, no pots and pans, no hot stovetop, and no fuss. This Charcuterie Board will change the way you think about entertaining with …

Mini Crawfish Pies

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At first bite, you taste the flaky golden brown piecrust that holds the rich treasure inside. And with the second bite, the spicy crawfish filling coats your taste buds with one delicious mouthful. Once more, and then it’s gone. But the taste lingers on as you grab another, and another; these Mini Crawfish Pies are …

Tomato Cheese Tart

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One bite of the flaky piecrust infused with herbs and cheeses and topped deliciously with ripe heirloom tomatoes will send your taste buds to that delicious culinary hiding place in your brain. You know where I mean, and you know that you don’t visit that place as often as you like, or need, or crave. …

Acadiana BBQ Shrimp

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In my Acadiana BBQ Shrimp recipe, the jumbo Gulf shrimp are bathed in a buttery mix of herbs and spices that soak into every crevice of the crustacean. The heads are mandatory as they do the work of sucking up the peppery flavors of the butter sauce and mixing with their natural head fat into …

Crawfish Hand Pies

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I love hand-held savory pies. And I especially crave them when stuffed with spicy crawfish filling and baked golden brown to crispy perfection in a puff pastry crust. These Crawfish Hand Pies are what I call “perfect pies” with a spike of heat, full of flavor, and the elegance of buttery, flaky pastry. Hand pies …

Crab Claw Sensation

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These are well-dressed claws ready for your next party or holiday get-together. Just slide a cracked claw between your teeth and pull away a meaty morsel of crabmeat licked with just the right combination of spicy flavor. Time to create a Crab Claw Sensation! And I’ve found an easy shortcut to this sensational recipe using …