Cajun Twice Baked Potatoes

two cajun twice baked potatoes in a baking dish

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This is a major league side dish in many South Louisiana restaurants. Sometimes called Stuffed Potatoes and sometimes called Cajun Potatoes, but everyone knows Twice Baked Potatoes. They are just what they sound like, bake a potato, scoop it out, make it creamy and cheesy and mix with lots of Cajun flavors then stuff it back into the hollowed out potato shell. Top it with more cheese and bake it to a bubbly, cheesy, flavorful partner for your steak, seafood or just about anything else. It’s actually pretty simple if you follow Sweet Daddy D’s no-angst recipe for Cajun Twice Baked Potatoes. Continue reading “Cajun Twice Baked Potatoes”

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”

How to Make Black-eyed Peas

stewed black-eyed peas

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Black-eyed Peas are a must for many on New Year’s Day, as they are said to bring good luck in the New Year. Whether or not that’s true, they will definitely bring you warmth and goodness anytime you cook them. A Louisiana and Southern tradition since the early days of our country, Black-eyed Peas are comfort food as rich in tradition as they are in flavor. Here is Sweet Daddy D’s simple, no-angst recipe for Black-eyed Peas, simmered in rich stock with Creole seasoning and Andouille Sausage. Serve this over rice for memorable and traditional New Year’s fare, but I bet you’ll end up wanting these year-round.

Black-eyed Peas with Smothered Cabbage and Baked Ham on a paper plate
Black-eyed Peas with Smothered Cabbage and Baked Ham

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