Cajun Dirty Rice

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Dirty Rice, the traditional Cajun/Creole favorite combines browned meats and chicken livers with the trinity (onions, green peppers and celery), Cajun/Creole spices and cooked white rice. It’s very similar to Rice Dressing but Dirty Rice is “dirty”-describing the appearance of the rice after it has been mixed with the browned meats and the chicken liver, which isn’t an ingredient in Rice Dressing. Dirty Rice is too bold and delicious to call it merely a side dish-it’s a very popular accompaniment with meats, fowl and seafood. A version of this dish, and there are endless versions, will always be found at family gatherings and holiday celebrations in South Louisiana, here’s how to make Sweet Daddy D’s Cajun Dirty Rice.

Cajun Dirty Rice in a white bowl with green onion garnish with fork
Cajun Dirty Rice

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Yellow Squash Casserole

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Try this delicious Yellow Squash Casserole recipe for its simplicity and you’ll come back to it for its unbelievable flavor. Sweet Daddy D’s Yellow Squash Casserole recipe represents what’s so special about Louisiana cooking…the simplicity of fresh, local produce combined with seasoning and methods that elevate and set it apart.

Spoonful of squash casserole
Yellow Squash Casserole

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Classic Shrimp Creole

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Classic Shrimp Creole-comfort food from the bayou. Here’s Sweet Daddy D’s no-angst way to make this delicious Creole treat that will become an instant family favorite.

Shrimp Creole in a bowl with green onions and french bread
Classic Shrimp Creole

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