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All of New Orleans

New Orleans is a historic city, which means its food (and drink) is rich with history and tradition: classic cocktails, chicory coffee and beignets, Cajun and Creole gumbo and jambalaya, muffulettas and po' boys—but it offers plenty of new surprises too. Discover why The Big Easy's flavors are so easy to love.

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Pimiento Cheese Spread

Pimiento Cheese Spread

This Southern classic made with sharp cheddar cheese, Tabasco, and cream cheese balances tang, sweet, and spice.

Creole-Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds

Creole-Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds

Simply pumpkin seeds roasted and tossed with Creole seasoning.

Bananas Foster Milkshake

Bananas Foster Milkshake

Yes, we made the classic dessert even better by turning it into a shake.

Creole Cream Cheese

Creole Cream Cheese

The original indigenous cheese of New Orleans.

N.O.B.B.Q. Shrimp

N.O.B.B.Q. Shrimp

Tangy, buttery shrimp that despite the name are not cooked on a barbecue, or with barbecue sauce.

New Orleans King Cake for Mardi Gras

New Orleans King Cake for Mardi Gras

by Lessley Anderson | New Orleans King Cake for Mardi Gras Try your hand at the ubiquitous pre-Lenten sweet By Lessley Anderson In every office break room...

Mardi Gras King Cake

Mardi Gras King Cake

Make a Mardi Gras king cake for the New Orleans Carnival with Chowhound's step-by-step guide. Using bourbon and spices, a plastic baby is optional for...

"Dirty Matzoh" Dressing

"Dirty Matzoh" Dressing

A country Jewish recipe to be served at Passover.

Vieux Carré Cocktail

Vieux Carré Cocktail

This classic rye whiskey cocktail from New Orleans also calls for Cognac, sweet vermouth, Bénédictine liqueur, Peychaud's Bitters, and angostura bitters...

The Flying Fig

The Flying Fig

This cocktail recipe uses fresh figs, vodka, lemon juice, St-Germain elderflower liqueur, and agave nectar.

Maxie's Fried Green Tomatoes

Maxie's Fried Green Tomatoes

Deliciously crispy and crunchy with a lemon zest, tarragon, and Old Bay panko coating.

Making Roux

Making Roux

by Lessley Anderson | Making Roux A nutty-flavored thickener used in New Orleans–style dishes By Lessley Anderson Roux is not hard to make. I repeat: Roux...

Gumbo Z'herbes

Gumbo Z'herbes

This vegetarian gumbo recipe packs in five bunches of cooking greens and is a New Orleans classic.

Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

Smoky sausage and chicken star in this classic.

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo with Tasso

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo with Tasso

A seafood and ham gumbo that’s thickened with okra.

Crawfish Boil

Crawfish Boil

A classic Louisiana crawfish boil recipe.

Sazerac Cocktail

Sazerac Cocktail

This Sazerac cocktail recipe is a New Orleans favorite: rye whiskey, Peychaud’s Bitters, sugar, and absinthe, served neat with a lemon-peel twist.

Ramos Gin Fizz

Ramos Gin Fizz

A classic New Orleans cocktail recipe that uses gin, citrus, egg white, cream, and orange flower water and is great with brunch.

Gin Fizz

Gin Fizz

A light, refreshing gin-based cocktail.

Classic Frozen Daiquiri

Classic Frozen Daiquiri

Originally made with shaved ice, now made in a blender.

Classic Daiquiri

Classic Daiquiri

Learn how to make a Classic Daiquiri with Chowhound's one-step, three-ingredient guide. Add the Classic Daiquiri to your home bartender toolbox with...

Hurricane Cocktail

Hurricane Cocktail

Learn how to make a classic, New Orleans-style Hurricane Cocktail. The easy recipe includes a photo and three-step, clear guide to become a home bartender...

Frozen Blackberry Slurricane

Frozen Blackberry Slurricane

Frozen blackberries, tropical fruit juices, and two kinds of rum are blended with ice for a slushy summertime treat.

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