Posted in: Cooking, dinner, Food, Louisiana, lunch, New Orleans, Recipe, Spice It Up

Pastalaya is like jambalaya—Andouille sausage, chicken, the kick of Cajun seasoning—with a hearty pasta twist. Pastalaya is made with pasta instead of rice! This dish is easy to make and easy on a budget. It’s a filling dish to serve for large gatherings and celebrations. Pastalaya is a super easy crowd pleaser that is good [...]

Creole Pasta Primavera

Posted in: Cooking, dinner, Food, lunch, Recipe, Spice It Up, Vegetarian

Primavera means “spring” in Italian and Spanish. Therefore, this dish is a celebration of spring vegetables. Chef Eliana invented Creole Pasta Primavera as a way to combine the classic Italian dish with her Louisiana roots. Sofrito is a mixture of onion, celery, and garlic that forms the base of many Italian dishes. Other cuisines use [...]

Vegan Jambalaya

Posted in: Cooking, dinner, Food, Louisiana, New Orleans, Recipe, vegan

Jambalaya is a dish from Lousiana, which has its origins in the Spanish and French cuisines. The most common meat used for jambalaya is smoked sausage (usually andouille), chicken, pork, beef, turkey, shrimp, or red beans. In this recipe, Chef Eliana used Tofurky andouille sausage and chicken seitan, which makes for a tasty Vegan Jambalaya. [...]

Let’s Get Cookin’ Radio Show #1 – Interview with Lori Gremillion

Posted in: Cooking, Food, interview, Let’s Get Cookin’, radio show, Recipe

Now, I’m excited to introduce my very first guest, Lori Gremillion of Magic Mike Spices. Lori is a mom, juggler of three tiny humans. She’s the Magic Mike’s sales rep, delivery person, shelf stocker, food prepper, demonstration expert, social media princess, and brand keeper. She is a problem solver, advice giver, a friend of many [...]

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