Tag Archives: cajun

bowl of sausage and chicken gumbo
Nancy’s Sausage & Chicken Gumbo

The weather around here has been crazy … 70 one day and 40 the next, and we can’t seem to have a cold snap long enough to have good soup weather.  Not that I’m complaining, because I’d rather be enjoying porch weather.  But there was some lovely okra at the farmer’s market the other day […]

Hawaiian Jambalaya

Classic spicy rice is joined by peppers, onions and sausage, and a tropical twist of pineapple and mango, for a Hawaiian Jambalaya.

Pinto Bean and Sausage Soup
Pinto Bean & Turkey Sausage Soup

This is a variation of my ‘go-to’ bean dishes that find their way to my table all whenever the weather starts to turn cool. This particular version uses turkey sausage and chicken for lower fat content, and the pinto beans that my 5 year old decided we needed at the grocery store the other day.   […]

Cajun Shrimp & Okra

I had the urge the other night to make some sort of dish with shrimp, to use up some shrimp broth in my freezer. I had a pound of shrimp, and also some frozen okra on hand, so I figured that was just screaming to go Cajun or Creole (Let the good times roll with […]