New Orleans Style Barbecue Shrimp

New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp has actually very little to do with barbecue. Popular in Louisiana, the dish refers to sautéed shrimp in a Worcestershire-spiked butter sauce. Typically made with an insane amount of butter, the shrimp are served shell-on so you eat with your hands. It’s incredibly delicious but not very practical for a family dinner, so this…

Jamaican Oxtail Stew

If you’ve never had oxtail stew, you’re in for a treat. It’s rich, SUPER flavorful, with fall-off-the-bone-tender meat and creamy butter beans. A true special occasion dish. Before you make it, a few things you should know:  1. Oxtails are SUPER fatty. This is a good thing! Fat = flavor, and oxtails have plenty. If…

Red Beans and Rice

Every Monday, you can find a pot of red beans and rice cooking in someone’s kitchen in New Orleans. Authentic Cajun flavor! I grew up in Louisiana and love red beans and rice; these are just like I remember. Serve with Tabasco sauce for a little kick. Ingredients 1 ½ pound dried red beans (preferably…

Crawfish Étouffée Recipe

Crawfish Étouffée If you have ever been to New Orleans you know that this is a staple for the true cajuns, this is a delicious recipe.