Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

New Orleans Gumbo As a New Orleanian, I take pride in gumbo. The herbs, spices, chicken, shrimp, ham, tasso, sausage, crab, okra, stock, hot sausage, roux and of course the aroma. All of these are key elements to an amazing gumbo. I want you to be able to make a pot...
Dirty Rice

Dirty Rice

  Dirty rice is one of those dishes that’s so simple that people mess it up all the time. The secret to a good dirty rice is organ meat. Gizzards, heart or liver will work just fine. I hope you’re not turned off because the combination of these flavors makes...
Cabbage, Sausage & Potatoes with Southern Cornbread

Cabbage, Sausage & Potatoes with Southern Cornbread

  The second recipe in my budget kuts series is cabbage, sausage and potatoes. I mastered my cabbage from my Southern and Caribbean influences and New Orleans has a huge influence on its cuisine from the German’s, which is why our sausage is unmatched in flavor...
NOLA Carboanara

NOLA Carboanara

  Those of you who have been around a while know that I have coined the term “Southern Creole” as my style of cooking. If you are new, “Southern Creole” just means world food through a New Orleans lens. I bring this up because the dish...
Crawfish Stuffed Bell Peppers

Crawfish Stuffed Bell Peppers

I will always remember the smell of the holidays because of the stuffed bell peppers. I’m sure if you’re not from the south you might not have the same food memory but the recipe below will surely create a new one. Now, the only rule to New Orleans stuffed...