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Shrimp & Grits

There are certain dishes that just scream Southern and Creole.  One of those dishes, as well as one of my favorite dishes, is shrimp and grits.  It just warms the body and the soul.  Feeling cold or down?  Make a quick run to the grocery store pick up the ingredients (listed a little further down) and whip yourself up some shrimp & grits.

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Blackened Fish with Shrimp Creole over Zucchini Noodles

OK, time to get into something just a tad more advanced! Instead of using just one pot, we are going to work our way to two. Timing is everything with this dish, so let’s turn the heat up and get it started. This dish has to be one of the better meals I have made for myself, plus it’s a sure way to catch the ladies! If there is one thing that hold true when it comes to dinner dates and chicks, it’s that chicks love seafood and noodles!

This recipe is a master mix of several recipes in which i adapted to make my own. You can make it as spicy as you like or mild if you want to ensure your date doesn’t run off on you to a not so pleasant place.

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The Goodly Crawfish Etouffe… Almost

Every person should have a signature dish.  Something that they are known for. Something that people constantly ask you to make and never get tired of.  Mine is crawfish étouffeé.

This recipe was passed down to me from my mom. This dish is the type of meal that reminds me of home and refreshes my memory with all of the good times I’ve had with my family while eating it.  However my étouffeé is slightly different from my moms; just as my sisters is slightly different from my moms and mines as well.  We all make it just a touch different and to our liking.

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