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  • Creole Mustard Dipping Sauce

    This creole mustard dipping sauce is great with boudin balls or any other snackable treats for that matter.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Natchitoches Meat Pies

    Natchitoches Meat Pies

    These meat pies are a regional dish featuring central Louisiana's Native American and Spanish heritage that are a favorite come festival season.

    • Prep Time: 1 hour
    • Total Time: 2 1/2 hours
    • Yield: 24 meat pies
  • Boudin Balls with Creole Mustard Dipping Sauce

    Boudin Balls with Creole Mustard Dipping Sauce

    In Southeast Louisiana, folks take boudin, our beloved pork and rice sausage, remove it from its casing, and form it into balls that are then breaded and deep-fried. People go crazy for these boudin balls especially at festivals like Jazz Fest when you want something delicious and bite sized to keep you going throughout the day.

    • Prep Time: 45 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
    • Yield: 6 servings, 48 balls
  • Fried Kicked-up Jalapeno Poppers

    Fried Kicked-up Jalapeno Poppers

    Everyone loves poppers, and this bacon-y version will be a hit at your next party. They have a panko coating that makes them extra-crispy!

    Tags: game day
  • Apple Fritters

    Apple Fritters

    Great on their own, but they sure would kick plain vanilla ice cream up a notch!

    • Yield: 20 fritters
  • Crabmeat Beignets

    Crabmeat Beignets

    These crabmeat beignets are like a marriage of a crabcake and a fritter... light and airy but chock-full of jumbo lump crabmeat. The batter is a little wet, so handle with care when frying.

    • Yield: 36 beignets
  • Curried Pumpkin Soup

    Curried Pumpkin Soup

    This soup cooks in 3 minutes - you can't beat that!

    • Yield: 6 to 8 servings, about 2 3/4 quarts
  • Brussels Sprouts Amandine

    Brussels Sprouts Amandine

    You will love these. Brussels sprouts are tossed in lemon, butter, parsley, and toasted almonds for a twist on the classic dish.

    • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
  • Navy Bean And Chicken Chili

    Navy Bean And Chicken Chili

    A chili that stands out from the pack with moist, flavorful pieces of chicken in every bite.

    • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
  • Quick Osso Buco

    Quick Osso Buco

    Who says veal shanks can't be meltingly tender in just over an hour?

    • Yield: 6 servings