Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a quintessential New Orleans dish. The preparations can go either in the direction of Cajun or Creole, depending on use of tomato. My version, I believe, is more in line with Creole traditions with the use of diced and cherry tomatoes. The trinity of onion, celery, and bell pepper are a required ingredient…

Crawfish Étouffée

We had this dish in New Orleans and it was delicious! I knew I wanted to make it for our dinner. For some reason, I didn’t process that I would need live crawfish to make it happen. The weekend before our dinner, I started googling where to get crawfish in Maryland and found a guy…