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Easy Smoked Sausage Jambalaya


Smoked Sausage link, grill for deeper flavor, then slice on the bias
1 cup  of chopped Red, Yellow and Orange sweet peppers
1 small sweet onion diced
1 cup of rice (of your choice), cooked according to directions
1 can diced tomatoes
2 tsp. Cajun Seasoning
1 tbsp. Olive Oil
1. Heat up the veggies on med. high heat in the olive oil. 5-7mins.
2. Cook rice according to directions
3. Add everything else into the pot .
4. Cook until heated through.
5. Garnish with fresh green onions and try Louisiana Hot Sauce for a little kick!

Cajun Seafood Soup!

Photo and Recipe by Carolyn Davidson Hicks

Photo and Recipe by Carolyn Davidson Hicks


Muscles, Clams, Calamari, Octopus and Shrimp! Make your soup base with Lobster Base mixed with hot water, milk, butter, garlic, Creole spices and salt to taste! Garnish with a few chives!

Note: You can mix and match any seafood or other meats such as frog legs and gator meat as well! Spicy sausage is also very tasty in the soup!

Grilled Boudin with Five Rice Blend


Photo and Recipe by Carolyn Davidson Hicks

Photo and Recipe by Carolyn Davidson Hicks


1 cup of uncooked Lundberg Jubilee Rice (5 blend brown rice) Sweet brown rice, Short grain rice, Long grain brown rice, Whole grain wheat, Whole grain black Japonica Rice) follow package directions for cooking! (1 cup rice to 1-3/4 cups of water)

1/4 cup of minced red and green bell peppers

1/4 cup of diced sweet onions

1/4 cup chopped green onions

2  Jalapeno’s finely chopped or 1 teaspoon of Cayenne

2 Tablespoons of Zatarains Creole Seasoning

Note: You can add 1 tablespoon of chicken, lobster or beef base for a more deeper flavor to the 1 – 3/4 cups of water !


Bring liquid to a boil and add all ingredients. Reduce heat and Cook until rice is tender.

Brush Boudin in oil and add salt and pepper to taste. Grill until slightly golden in color but just before they break open. You can also bake them in an oven until golden in color, usually at 350 degrees or under a broiler. Serve on top of rice for a delicious Cajun meal!