Grillades and Garlic Cheese
Grits — Grillades and grits are a Louisiana brunch tradition. If you have
not tried them, you are in for a treat. The Garlic Cheese Grits are fabulous
with grillades, but can also be served as a side dish for any meat, poultry
or seafood for breakfast or dinner.
Hot Tamales New Orleans Style
- In New Orleans they sell tamales from pushcarts on the street corners. This
is the recipe....very simple! There are 2 sets of directions.......using the
paper wrappers and using the corn husks. This recipe is ideal for any leftover
beef or pork.
Natchitoches Meat Pies
Louisiana, is the home of these famous pies, which have been popular there since
before the Civil War. Street vendors would hawk them calling, "Hotta meat pies!
Get your hotta meat pies right here!"
Red Beans and Rice with Sausage
— It is well known that Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong loved red beans and
rice. In a letter to a fellow New Orleanian, Armstrong wrote, "It really
shouldn't be any problem at all for you to figure out my favorite dish.
We all were brought up eating the same thing, so I will tell you: Red Beans
and Rice with Ham Hocks is my birthmark."
Red Beans and Rice with Smoked
- Beans and rice spell "dinner" in many different languages, and when paired
with a grilled smoked sausage, the dish becomes sublime. Serve with a green
salad and hot French bread.