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Articles on Cajun

Make Cajun Seasoning the Star of Your Mardi Gras Dinner 02:38
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Make Cajun Seasoning the Star of Your Mardi Gras Dinner

Call it Creole or Cajun, the sort of spicy seasoning blend typical of so many New Orleans dishes is...

What Is the Difference Between Gumbo and Jambalaya? 02:38
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What Is the Difference Between Gumbo and Jambalaya?

They’re both flavorful and hearty dishes associated with New Orleans, but what is the difference between...

Oh, the Many Ways We Love Étouffée 03:04
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Oh, the Many Ways We Love Étouffée

Literally translated, étouffée means to smother or suffocate. That might sound scary in a murder-by...

17 Mardi Gras Recipes for Fat Tuesday 02:38
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17 Mardi Gras Recipes for Fat Tuesday

These Mardi Gras recipes are just the thing to celebrate Fat Tuesday in style. Historically, Mardi...

What Is the Difference Between Mardi Gras and Carnival? 02:38
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What Is the Difference Between Mardi Gras and Carnival?

There's one obvious answer to the question, What is the difference between Mardi Gras and Carnival...

New Orleans' Food Scene Is Rich with Surprising History
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New Orleans' Food Scene Is Rich with Surprising History

New Orleans turned 300 last year, and the storied city that didn’t take Hurricane Katrina sitting...

How to Make a Roux 00:44
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How to Make a Roux

Roux—a simple mixture of equal parts fat and flour—is the base of so many beloved dishes, from comfort...

What Is the Difference Between Jambalaya and Etouffee? 03:04
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What Is the Difference Between Jambalaya and Etouffee?

I don’t know about you, but when I travel to New Orleans to eat and drink, I usually don’t ask questions...

What Is the Difference Between Creole and Cajun Food? 03:04
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What Is the Difference Between Creole and Cajun Food?

Mardi Gras is swiftly approaching, and with that celebratory holiday comes the consumption of all...

Videos on Cajun

Cajun Recipes

Cajun Seasoning 148 Saves

Cajun Seasoning

Essential for Cajun-style blackened fish or chicken.

Maque Choux 209 Saves

Maque Choux

This maque choux recipe is a classic Cajun version of succotash, brimming with fresh summer corn and...

Gumbo Z'herbes 366 Saves
Slow Cooker Shrimp Gumbo 169 Saves