Bayou Fried Shrimp

Bayou Fried Shrimp

Say the word “bayou,” and we conjure romantic notions of swampy marshlands, banjo playing, and, natch, the best Cajun fried shrimp.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 14
Two Southern pecan pies in pie plates with a bowl of whipped cream in between them.

Southern Pecan Pie

Though not as sweet as most, this Southern pecan pie is still traditional through and through.

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  • 2 H, 25 M
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Sticky Pecan Bites

Sticky Pecan Bites

These one-bite indulgences, mini-sticky rolls of sorts, are the fastest way we can think to get a caramel-y, buttery, nutty sticky bun fix. Are you in?

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3
Christmas Dad

Bourbon Milk Punch

Hello Christmas! Here milk, bourbon, vanilla, and ice cream are whirred in a food processor for a festive drink. A sprinkle of cinnamon is the crowning touch.

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  • 5
Blue bowl of wild mushroom grits topped with an egg, parmesan cheese, and basil

Wild Mushroom Grits

Grits get the royal treatment with the addition of wild mushrooms, cheese, and truffle oil. These grits, with its earthy flavors, make an ideal partner to meaty dishes or by itself for instant comfort food.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Lemon-Herbsaint Poppers

Leave it to New Orleans to create a liquor to replace absinthe. These boozy jellied shots are redolent of their namesake citrus and anise-flavored absinthe alternative.

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  • 15 M
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Cake stand with a half of a lemon Doberge layer cake and a half of a chocolate Doberge layer cake

Lemon Doberge Cake

Doberge cake is the birthday cake of New Orleans. The most popular is a Doberge with a lemon-iced cake on one side and a chocolate-iced cake on the other.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 7
A ceramic bowl filled with oyster stew with several oysters in the center and a spoon resting beside the bowl.

Oyster Stew

This oyster stew, rich with cream and plump with oysters, is a classic and consummate first course for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 3
Bread Pudding Muffins

Bread Pudding Muffins

These bread pudding muffins are just bread pudding baked in muffin tins for creamy, custardy, crisp-topped results.

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  • 15 M
  • 5 H
  • 4
Jacques Pepin Oysters Rockefeller

Oysters Rockefeller

There are few chefs we trust to reinvent classics like oysters Rockefeller. Jacques Pépin is one of those chefs.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
A white bowl filled with Tennessee shrimp and grits, topped with a sprig of parsley.

Tennessee Shrimp and Grits

Classic shrimp and grits gets a Tennessee facelift with the addition of tomatoes, tomato paste, thyme, and a splash of Worcestershire sauce.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5