Fat Tuesday: Crawfish Andouille Gumbo


Fat Tuesday I woke up and immediately set Pandora radio to Zydeco music. With the right energy pumping through the house, I was all set to celebrate Mardi Gras with a scrumptious pot of Gumbo. Knowing I was going to indulge in at least two gluttonous bowls of the rich Creole stew, I let the…

Crawfish Chowder with Smoked Lardons and Green Scallion


The past couple of weeks it’s been frigid-to-the-bone cold outside. The 20 below weather, the luck of finding frozen crawfish tails, and a fellow WordPress blogger sharing their love of crawfish mac and cheese with me had me craving a spicy Creole style chowder something fierce. For this recipe I opted to use leftover Potatoes…