Cajun Crawfish Etouffee

Crawfish smothering in gravy

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Crawfish is a unique ambassador of Louisiana. These little crustaceans that resemble tiny lobsters, produce sweet tail meat that is the delight and star in many Cajun and Creole creations. You haven’t experienced the best of South Louisiana until you’ve had some crawfish.

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How to Make Creole Sauce

creole sauce served over rice with stuffed pepper and garnished with lemon and bay leaf

 

Creole Sauce, or Sauce Creole, is a Creole classic-tomatoes with lots of the Holy Trinity-a Creole and Cajun cooking staple comprised of yellow onions, bell peppers, and celery.  Add some customary Louisiana spices and seasonings and a slow simmer and you have created a traditional Creole Sauce that will elevate just about anything to a Creole classic. Here’s Sweet Daddy D’s no-angst method to make this delicious sauce. Continue reading “How to Make Creole Sauce”

Making Super Tender Pot Roast

tender pot roast on a platter with carrots, mushrooms and rosemary

Comfort food is just simple, familiar food that makes you comfortable and warm inside. Sweet Daddy D’s Super Tender Pot Roast is just basic beef and simple ingredients…a Chuck Roast braised in wine with seasoning and herbs until it’s so tender it falls apart and melts in your mouth. This no-angst recipe puts the comfort in comfort food.

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