cajun

Recipe

Classic Crawfish Boil Recipe

The perfect Cajun way to feed a crowd.
Isaac Toups
6.4.19
Mardi Gras

These Are the People You Meet Driving an Uber During Mardi Gras

Only in New Orleans.
Bill Hillmann
3.5.19
Horkfest

I Spent 12 Hours Eating Everything at a LSU Tailgate

I’m instantly handed sausage, fried soft-shell crab, and a deep-fried Twinkie—which probably shouldn't have shared fryer oil with the crab.
Naomi Tomky
12.19.18
Recipe

Easy Jambalaya Recipe

The true definition of southern comfort.
Isaac Toups
12.11.18
Interviews

The Lost Bayou Ramblers Have Found Kalenda

The maybe fight-dance, maybe risque-courting dance was rediscovered and recorded by the Cajun band dedicated to keeping the tradition alive.
Annalise Domenighini
9.22.17
the internet

Disney Posted a 'Healthy' Gumbo Recipe and the Internet Went Berserk

Kale is kale and gumbo is gumbo and never the twain shall meet.
Alex Swerdloff
9.15.16
Premieres

Meet White Spot, a One-Man Post-Punk Sludge Machine from Small Town Louisiana

Marcus Lemoine chats about Cajun suckling pig and what it’s like to be the lone noise guy in town.
Noisey Staff
1.5.16
New Orleans

New Orleans Has an Exploding Turkey Problem

In New Orleans, Thanksgiving has oyster dressing, dirty rice, jambalaya, and fried turkey—of course, because everyone fries turkey here. If you put a frozen turkey into a vat of hot oil, it shoots into the air like a geyser.
Kirk Estopinal
11.26.15
New York

How-To: Make Shrimp Grits with Wylie Dufresne

Michelin-starred wd~50 chef Wylie Dufresne shows us how to make shrimp grits, a clever twist on the classic Southern dish of shrimp and grits. This one's got ground shrimp with freeze-dried corn, butter, scallions, and pickled jalapeños.
Wylie Dufresne
11.1.14
LOUISIANA

Billy's Boudin Balls Are the Biggest of Them All

In Louisiana, boudin sausage is king. The recipe for boudin balls—the round, large, meaty, spicy boudin that's fried in a thick layer of batter—at Billy's Boudin & Cracklin is a closely kept secret of the Frey family.
Denny Culbert
10.27.14
Recipe

Shrimp Grits with Pickled Jalapeño and Corn Powder Recipe

It's your basic Cajun astronaut comfort food, served up from one of the most innovative chefs in the world.
Wylie Dufresne
10.10.14
LOUISIANA

Cajuns Boil the Head and Save the Blood

Lately, there’s been the “whole-hog” cooking trend. You know, using the tail to the snout. But the Cajun community has been cooking with the whole hog for 200 years. The pure Cajun spirit comes from living off the land in a proper format and being...
Isaac Toups
10.1.14
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