Cajun Country Cookin'


by Bobby Potts


This colorful cookbook is full of traditional Cajun recipes such as Shrimp Creole, Stuffed Crabs, and Crawfish Etouffee (see below for complete list of recipe titles).  The book also contains quite a bit of information on Cajuns, their way of life and, of course, their food.  Below is a small sample of some of the pages in the book:



List of Recipes:

Appetizers and Sandwiches
Artichoke and Garlic Balls

Fried Oyster Canapes with Veloute

Ham Roll-ups

Head Cheese

Hot Loaves, Crab or Shrimp

Oyster Cocktail

Po' Boys Cold/Hot

Sausage Canapes with Mustard

Shrimp Cocktail


Preserves and Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles

Cajun Pickle Relish

Corn Vinaigrette

Spiced Peaches



Andouille Islands

Cajun Easter Eggs

Crawfish Omelette

Pain Perdu (French Toast)



Avocado Pirogue with Crabmeat

Beet, Onion Rings, Onion Sticks

Beet Salad, Sweet and Sour

Cole Slaw, Country

Cole Slaw with Pineapple

Cucumber & Green Onion Salad

Egg, Olive & Anchovy Salad

Festive Rice Salad

Finger Food Veggie Salad

Green Bean, Beet & Onion Salad

Potato Salad, Creamy

Potato Salad, Hot

Macaroni, Cheese& Green Peas

Mardi Gras Salad

Salade Marinee

Seafood Salad, Colossal

Seafood Salad, Tezcuco

Summer Salad

Three Bean Salad, Marinated

Tomato, Asparagus Vinaigrette



Black Bean Soup

Corn & Crabmeat Soup

Corn Soup with Tomato & Shrimp

French Onion Soup

Gumbo, Chicken/Andouille File

Gumbo, Chicken/Sausage

Gumbo, Shrimp/Okra

Gumbo, Seafood

Oyster Soup



Buttermilk Biscuits

Country Biscuits

Cracklin' Cornbread

Molasses Cornbread

French Bread (Pain Ordinaire)

Hush Puppies

Sausage Bread

French Toast Rounds'



Catfish, Cajun Pan Fried

Crab, Stuffed

Crab, Fried Soft Shelled

Crab Fingers, Fried

Crabmeat Dressing

Crabmeat au Gratin

Crawfish Bisque

Crawfish Etouffee

Crawfish, Fried (Cajun Popcorn)

Crawfish Pies

Crawfish Stew (Ragout)

Flounder, Stuffed with Crabmeat

Frog Legs, Fried

Oysters with Fettucine

Red Fish Fillet, Broiled

Red Snapper Courtbouillon

Red Snapper, Pan Fried

Shellfish Boil

Shrimp Creole

Shrimp, Batter Fried

Shrimp, Pan Broiled with Garlic

Shrimp, Stuffed with Crabmeat

Shrimp and Tri-color Fusilli

Turtle Sauce Piquante



Cajun Chicken and Spaghetti

Cajun Fried Chicken

Chicken Fricassee

Glazed Roast Duck

Roast Hen



Alligator Sauce Piquante

Boudin Sausage

Country Fried Steak

Filet of Beef

Grillades with Tomato Gravy

Ham with Apricots

Link Sausage

Spicy Meat Pies

Spinach Stuffed Pork Chops

Stuffed Roast, Acadian


Desserts and Sweets


Anise Cookies

Aunt Della's Tea Cakes

Baked Applies with Raisins & Pecans

Bananas Foster

Banana Marshmallow Roll

Bread Pudding with Amaretto Sauce

Butter Pecan Cheesecake

Buttermilk Pie

Chocolate Pralines

Creamy Pecan Pralines

Creole Cream Cheese/Strawberries


Fluffy Coconut Custard Pie

Jelly Roll

Lemon Pound Cake


Old-Fashioned Peach Shortcake

peaches in Bourbon

Pie Crust

Pie Crust for Individual Pies

Pecan Pie

Praline Parfait

Raspberry Squares

Strawberry Shortcake

Sugared Pecans

Country Bread Pudding


Artichokes with Cajun Spinach Sauce

Asparagus Hollandaise

Bell Peppers, Stuffed

Black Eyed Peas with Mushrooms

Broccoli, Rice Casserole

Brussels Sprouts, Buttery

Brussels Sprouts en Casserole

Butter Beans with Bacon

Butter Beans, with Green Onions

Cabbage Head, Stuffed

Cabbage Rolls with Tomato Sauce

Cabbage Wedges, Steamed with Ham

Corn Maque Choux, Country Style

Corn Maque Choux, Cajun/Injun

Country Corn Pudding

Eggplant, Fried Fingers

Eggplant, Spicy Casserole

Field Peas and Snaps

Fried Onion Rings

Green Beans, French Style

Green Beans Zydeco

Mirlitons, Stuffed (Chayote)

Okra and Tomatoes

Peas and Pearl Onions, Minted

Potato Farci en Ramequin

Potato, French Fried "Patates"

Potato Patty, Hashed Brown

Potato Stew, Tasty

Potatoes, Escalloped, a l'Acadiane

Potatoes, Cajun Stuffed

Red Beans and Rice

Red Cabage, Sweet and Sour

Sweet Potatoes with Mandarins

Tomatoes, Baked with Pepper Jelly

Turnip Greens with Tasso

White Beans with Sausage

Yellow  Squash, Stuffed


Grains and Pasta

Cajun Macaroni and Cheese

Grits, How to Cook

Cheese Grits

Sausage Jambalaya

Rice, How to Cook

Rice Dressing

"Dirty" Rice

Mardi Gras Rice

Wild Rice with Creamed Mushrooms


Sauces and Dressings

Amaretto Sauce

Cocktail Sauce

Courtbouillon for Poaching

Cream Gravy

Hollandaise Sauce

Marchand de Vin Sauce

Remoulade Sauce

Rockefeller Sauce

Roux (Brown Gravy)

Sauce Piquante

Spicy Cajun Brown Gravy

Tartar Sauce

Vinaigrette Dressing



Cajun Coffee, How to Make

Cherry Bounce