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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How to Make Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

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Gumbo…that small word packs a lot of punch. Recognized as the official State Dish of Louisiana, gumbo epitomizes the melding of the various cultural heritages of South Louisiana.

 

Chicken and Andouille Gumbo
Rich Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

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Classic Cajun Jambalaya

It’s finally here! The perfect match up-a football party and Cajun Jambalaya! There is nothing like gathering friends and family to cheer on your favorite team. Any football party has to have some great food fit for a crowd and my favorite feast for a football crowd is

A Pot of Cajun Jambalaya
Cajun Jambalaya

Jambalaya. Whether you are at a tailgate party or having a watch party at home, nothing says party and football better than Cajun Jambalaya. Continue reading “Classic Cajun Jambalaya”