POULTRY & PORK
Blackened Chicken w/ Creole Mustard Tasso Sauce
Though not technically Cajun cuisine, it's still mighty good! Spicy blackened chicken with a creamy Creole mustard sauce...just for kicks.
Chicken, Bacon, & Green Chile Pizza
My favorite way to top a pizza
Chicken Breasts Baked with Green Chilies and Onion
One of my Top Fives from Madhur Jaffrey. Really good.
A fancy dish with very little trouble
My favorite recipe from Giada De Laurentiis. Great for a nice restaurant style meal.
Great comfort food
A restaurant recreation...maybe?
From Jamie Oliver. But not for us.
Chicken Jalapeno Popper Crostata
Chicken & Leek Stroganoff
from Jamie Oliver. Loved it!
Marsala wine and mushrooms--can't go wrong
Chicken with Mustard and Brandy Gravy
From Donna Hay.
Chicken in Mustard Sauce
From Rick Bayless. Huge hit here.
Chicken alla Pizzaiola
from Twelve by Tessa Kiros...delicious!
Chicken Sauce Piquante
A spicy tomato-based chicken stew
Chicken & Zucchini con Queso or Zucchini con Queso
From The Border Cookbook. A cheesy side dish or main.
Chilli Cashew Chicken Noodles
From Donna Hay.
Coq au Vin
A classic from Tyler Florence.
Crispy Turkey Cutlets w/ Pecan Sage Sauce
I love the pecan sage sauce.
Crockpot Chicken Creole
Slow-cooked Creole flavors w/out heating up your kitchen
Crockpot Smoked Sausage
A family favorite
Flat-roasted Chicken with Almond and Mint
One of our favorites from Donna Hay
Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken
My "company" chicken
Greek Chicken Casserole
A pantry recipe
Gremolata Seared Chicken
From Donna Hay--under 30 minutes
Mexican-Style Chicken w/ Penne
An easy family-pleasing stove-top casserole
Poblano (and banana pepper) Chicken
Roasted peppers, chicken, and beer. Oh...and potatoes too.
Post Holiday Turkey Gumbo
Don't throw out that carcass!
My husband's lunch specialty: chicken sandwiches on focaccia w/ rosemary dijon
From Mudher Jaffrey.
Smoked Turkey and Okra Gumbo
Use that leftover Thanksgiving turkey.
Spatchcocked Chicken with Spinach Couscous
From Nigel Slater.
Spicy Grilled Chicken, Yogurt w/ Tomato and Cucumber
From Mudher Jaffrey. Loved the yogurt with the chicken.
Turkey & Artichoke Stuffed Shells w/ Arrabbiata Sauce
Unexpected filling with a great sauce. Bonus: makes enough to freeze
Turkey Tetrazzini Style Casserole
What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers
Turkey and Zucchini Burgers with Green Onion and Cumin,
Sour Cream and Cumin Sauce
I don't normally like turkey burgers. These were good!
Who Dat Hot Wings
Made with a special Who Dat sauce.
Black Eyed Peas in Sauce Piquante
A mix of black eyed peas cooked with tasso and tasso sauce piquante
from Nigel Slater
Cajun Pork Roast
Two words: velvety gravy
Cajun Smothered Potatoes
Potatoes cooked down with smoked sausage and onions...c'est bon!
Creole "Sauced" Sausage Po Boys
Sausage Po Boy with a rich, velvety Creole-beer sauce
Dirty, Dirty Rice
Dirty rice without liver & gizzards
From Giada De Laurentiis, reminds me of pizza
Grillades & Grits
A New Orleans brunch favorite
Adapted from Food From Many Greek Kitchens, a fantastic dish.
My Favorite Stuffed Shells (aka Jamie's Stuffed Shells)
Creamy, gooey, cheesy
New Year's Jambalaya
Need some luck?
Pan Fried Pork Chops w/ Parsley Mustard SauceLove this sauce!
Penne alla Senese (Penne w/ Sausage, Walnuts, & Cream)
From Tessa Kiros...excellent.
A Cajun delicacy.
Puff Pizzas w/ Collard Greens
Grown-up pizza that can serve as an appetizer or main dish.
Red Beans & Rice
A New Orleans classic
Risotto Stuffed Tomatoes
A family favorite
Saucy Pork Chops
Pork chops in a Creole style gravy
You can make etouffee with anything
Sausages and Mustard
From Nigel Slater
Shrimp & Andouille Baked Potato
Shrimp & andouille...one of my favorite pairs
Smothered Pork Chops
Just about everything gets smothered in the South
Smothered Potatoes w/ Andouille & Tasso
A different Cajun twist on meat & potatoes
Spare Ribs in Smoky Tomato Gravy
Spare ribs simmered in red gravy loaded with onions, peppers,and smoked sausage.
Sweet Cherry Tomato & Sausage Bake
From Jamie Oliver...made me break some rules.
White Beans & Rice
Cooked with pickle meat and dried thyme, just like my mama likes 'em.