Oyster Artichoke Bisque

oyster artichoke bisque in a bowl with 2 fresh artichokes

Soup…a New Orleans favorite? Yes, it is. Whether its gumbo, turtle soup or any of the many other varieties of soups or bisques, you’ll find it on the menus of New Orleans restaurants, from fine dining to the mom and pop neighborhood places, as a starter or an entree. Given the abundance and popularity of fresh Gulf Oysters and the love for artichokes, it’s no surprise that one of the City’s most popular soups is Oyster Artichoke Bisque, a rich and creamy bisque with the brininess of oysters matched perfectly with the mild, distinctive flavor of artichoke. Thankfully, you don’t have to eat out to enjoy this Creole specialty…here’s the no-angst way to make Sweet Daddy D’s Oyster Artichoke Bisque.

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Cajun Thousand Island Dressing

cajun thousand island dressing on tomatoes and lettuce on a plate

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Why go to the trouble of preparing a delicious dinner just to bring out a bottle of some commercial salad dressing…it’s hard to find a good one and there isn’t much special about any of them. A homemade salad dressing just seems to put an exclamation point on a nice dinner. The best part is you won’t believe how easy a good homemade salad dressing is to make. Sweet Daddy D’s Cajun Thousand Island Dressing gives a special Cajun twist to the timeless classic…it’s simple and you know its no-angst!

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Double Shot Butternut Squash

Double Shot Butternut Squash on a plate in from of shot and bottle of rum

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A perfect side dish for fall and winter needs to be rich, hearty and comforting.  Sweet Daddy D’s Double Shot Butternut Squash meets those criteria in a delicious way. Roasting brings out the deep flavor of the Butternut Squash then the sauce brings a sweet and savory element elevated with some

Louisiana Pecans and a double-shot of your favorite dark rum!  Let’s get this show on the road with this simple, no-angst recipe that will make you famous. Continue reading “Double Shot Butternut Squash”