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Easy Jambalaya

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I almost called this Jammin’ Jambalaya but then I remembered I like having friends. Not only is it jammin’ though, it’zeeeeeezy. Not like 1-2-3 easy, but more like 1-2-3-4-5 easy. But not 1-2×87+369-44. It’s seriously just 1-2-3-4-5 easy. Good thing it’s not 862-13xthesquareofpie+infinitygoogle-81, right? I always hated math. This is actually a little thing that […]

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Summer Creole Shrimp Rolls

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Hey guess what! I made shrimp last night for the first time in four months. That’s right, man. Looked through a magazine, saw a picture of shrimp and thought, “Whoa, I didn’t barf on the spot. IT’S TIIIIME.” One thing I always craved before getting pregz, barely craved at all during the beginning, and definitely […]

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Cajun Shrimp Guacamole (& a Giveaway!)

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(to be sung to the tune of Oklahoma! that exclamation point is a part of the song title. i’m not just overly zealous this morning. but also, I am.) ¬†Guuuaaaaacamole where the avocado is the staaaaaar. Where the pit comes out, and there’s no doubt That the fleshy mash will take you faaaaar. And when […]

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Creamy Cajun Sausage Ravioli

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Raaaaaavioli where the cream comes sweepin’ down the plaaate. Get it? Like Oooklahoma where the wind com – you know? Since Oklahoma and ravioli are both 4 syllables? Get it? Oh. Guess what, I’m actually going to talk about – wait for it – the FOOD today. Whaaaaa. And it’s weird, now that I just […]

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Shrimp Boil for Four

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Boil, baby, boil! So this is funny. When I was a little kid I used to think people were saying shrimp bRoil. And I’d be like, “I can’t wait for the shrimp broil!” And everyone would say, “It’s BOIL. Like boiling it in hot water.” Me, “Right! Broil. It’s gonna be so yumm” – “BOOOOIL.” […]

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Shrimp and Grits, and King Cake Jelly Shots

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Oh, hi! I’m just letting the good times roll over here. Letting. Them. Roll. And maaaan are they rolling. I can’t even begin to describe all of the rolling of the good times that are rolling right now. Talk about rolling. Those good times? They roll. Am I annoying you yet because I’m about to […]

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Simple Black Beans and Rice

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I was going to wait and make this after Valentine’s day, but when I made the mistake of verbalizing the week’s list of potential dinners to Aaron, he interrupted me at “black beans and ri–” with, “YES. YES. MAKE THAT TODAY. I DON’T CARE ABOUT THE REST OF THE LIST. JUST MAKE BLACK BEANS AND […]

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Cajun Shrimp Bisque

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Story time! (heeeey now, there’s an ACCORDION in it.) I used to have a job that wasn’t related to food. I drove to a building. Sat at a desk. Hung out with human beings. Minimized chat windows and Facebook every time my boss walked by. Brushed my hair. When work slowed down this awesome woman […]

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