Tag Archives: Creole

Grilled Blackened Grouper

Blackened Grouper From Marie via Food.com Happy birthday to John, happy birthday to John, I’m sor-ry you’re almost thir-ty, but at least this fish was tasty.  I know, I should quit my day job and write songs.  Ha.  My secret talents aside, yesterday was indeed John’s birthday.  And what better way to celebrate than a…

Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice From 100 Days of Real Food There’s no denying that John is a pretty good sport.  In two and a half years of marriage he’s been subjected to countless diets in the name of “research for my work,” most recently in the form of the Whole30.  However, I think it’s only…

Okra and Tomato Saute

Okra and Tomato Saute From Nola Cuisine If you grew up in the Midwest, I’d bet good money that you’ve never eaten an okra-centric dish.  We certainly had not.  The closest I’d really gotten to the veggie was a dusty jar of pickled okra that I recently found in the back of my fridge and…

Cajun Shrimp

Cajun Shrimp From Emeril Lagasse Time for an official John recipe.  If it has the word “Cajun” in the name, you can be darn sure it was hand selected by him, and this one is no exception.  In fact, we just booked a hotel for our first trip to the creole mecca itself, New Orleans….

Shrimp Po’ Boys

Shrimp Po’ Boys Adapted from New Orleans Cuisine and Annie’s Eats  About two weeks ago John and I went a whole work day without talking about food.  Yes, that’s so rare for us that it stands out in history.  And I should have been skeptical all along.  It did cross my mind, some time around…