Author Archives: roni cormier

Oil-less Roux

Mar 31, 2019 | Posted by in Blog Posts | 0

Hey everyone. I found this recipe today while checking out cooking schools in New Orleans. I got it from Cresent City Cooking School. I was taught to make a roux with oil and flour. Some people use butter instead of oil. The butter will make it richer but you’ve got to remember … butter burnsRead more …

Beef Stew

Feb 2, 2019 | Posted by in Blog Posts | 0

  Hearty Beef Stew   2  lbs chuck roast or sirloin roast (cut into 1” cubes) ¼ – ½  c. all purpose flour ¼   c. olive oil or coconut oil 1    tbls minced garlic 1    c. finely chopped onion ½   c. finely chopped green bell pepper ½   c. finely chopped red bell pepper ½   c.Read more …

Something Different

Jan 26, 2019 | Posted by in Blog Posts | 0

Hi everyone. I decided to do a different type post. Today I’m going to give you a chart of equivalents for measurement. I hope you find this useful when you are cooking.   3 tsp………………………………………………………….1 tbls 4 tbls…………………………………………………………¼ cup 5⅓ tbls…………………………………………………………⅓ cup 8 tbls…………………………………………………………½ cup 10⅔ tbls………………………………………………………..⅔ cup 12 tbls………………………………………………………..¾ cup 16 tbls………………………………………………………..1 cup ½Read more …

New Year

Jan 4, 2019 | Posted by in Blog Posts | 0

Hey everyone!! Happy New Year. I hope everyone had a great New Years Eve and New Year’s Day. Unfortunately I couldn’t enjoy the festivities … I ended up with a virus. I stayed up to try to watch the fireworks but just couldn’t make it so I missed out. But that’s okay. I’m feeling betterRead more …

Gumbo video

Nov 15, 2018 | Posted by in Blog Posts | 0

This is my first cooking video. I have the recipe for gumbo here on my blog. I hope ya’ll enjoy the video. If you do enjoy it, let me know by commenting on it.   Thanks!!  

Sausage and Potato Stew

Oct 23, 2018 | Posted by in Blog Posts | 0

  1/2  Onion, finely chopped 1/2  Red Bell Pepper, finely chopped 1/2  Yellow Bell Pepper, finely chopped 1/2  Green Bell Pepper, finely chopped 1 tbls. minced garlic 5     Med – large potato’s cut into chunks 1      lb smoked sausage, sliced into bite size pieces 1 tbls. olive oil   Sauté onions, peppersRead more …

Crawfish and Cucumber Dip with Vegetable Basket

Sep 5, 2018 | Posted by in Blog Posts | 0

PREP TIME:  1 Hour MAKES:   3 cups   INGREDIENTS: 1    cup crawfish tails 1    cup diced cucumber, unpeeled 8    oz. Philadelphia cream cheese 1/2 cup Mayonnaise 1/4 cup minced onions 1/4 cup minced red bell pepper 1/4 cup minced garlic 1    tbsp chopped parsley 1    tbsp chopped mint 1   Read more …

Grilled Bourbon-Glazed Shrimp Skewers

Jan 30, 2018 | Posted by in Blog Posts | 0

Grilled Bourbon-Glazed Shrimp Skewers   1 lb. (24 count) large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tsp. olive oil 2 tsp.’s minced garlic 4 tbs.’s butter, cut into pieces 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tbs. Cajun seasoning Few shakes Tabasco 2 tbs.’s bourbon Season shrimp with Cajun seasoning. In a small saucepan, heat oil over mediumRead more …

The Creole

Oct 4, 2017 | Posted by in Blog Posts | 0

Creole cooking is different than Cajun. Creole food is made with a tomato base while Cajun food is usually made with a roux base. This recipe is for Crawfish Creole.   1  lb.  crawfish (with fat) 1        onion 1        clove garlis 1        large can tomatoes 1 Read more …