Chicken breasts, thighs, legs,
or 1 whole cut-up chicken
Cajun rub, (recipe below)
Tabasco and Worcestershire sauce
Rub spice mixture into chicken, then shake on Tabasco and Worcestershire
sauce on both sides and cover and refrigerate overnight. Preheat grill and grill on medium heat, for about 30 to 40 minutes, turning every 10 minutes. Baste often with BBQ sauce. Scrumptious!
Bourbon BBQ Sauce
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup bourbon
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup cane syrup
2 tbs.'s Creole or Dijon mustard
1 tbs. Liquid Smoke
1 tbs. or more, chipotle sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbs.'s onion, minced
Salt and Tabasco to taste
Combine bourbon and sugar in saucepan and heat and stir on medium heat,
until sugar melts. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 15
minutes, stirring frequently. Add a little water, if needed. Use as a
basting sauce and make extra for dipping. Finger lickin' good!
With summer in full swing in Cajun country, I am making a few of my favorite summer desserts. I just love to cool down after a dip in the pool with a luscious cold treat. Think cool, think yummy, and think sinfully delicious! Guaranteed to please your family and guests, and just perfect for your Father's Day celebration! Bon appetit!
Banana Pudding Squares
2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
1/4 cup sugar
4 to 5 tbs.'s butter, melted
Combine and press evenly into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and bake @ 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool completely and evenly place a layer of bananas on top of crust and set aside. Make filling.
2 large cans Pet milk
1 cup sugar
2 medium bananas, sliced
Heat milk in medium saucepan and bring just to a boil. Remove from
heat. Pour the eggs into the milk and return to low heat and add
sugar. Continue cooking on low, stirring constantly, until mixture
begins to thicken. Remove from heat and pour over prepared crust. Cover and chill for 2 hours and top with whipped cream. (recipe below)
1 pint heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
Place the whipping cream and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Stir in
the powdered sugar and mix on low, with an electric hand mixer until
peaks form. ( about 3 to 4 minutes) Spread filling evenly on top of bananas and chill for 2 hours.
Drizzle with chocolate syrup and top with chopped pecans and cherries if desired. Divine!
And here are a few more family faves that are just heavenly on a hot day.
Welcome to Cajun country and to my blog. I am a Cajun gal who was born and raised on the Bayou Vermilion. The area is rich in history and culture and is a very fun place to live. Fabulous cuisine, incredible music, and fun loving people with a joie de vivre, (love of life). You will learn about the Acadian French people and their culture, and best of all, you will learn how to prepare the world famous Cajun cuisine. Lassiez les bon temps rouler, cher!