Cajun and Creole Recipes

Make classic Cajun recipes and Creole recipes tonight for favorite dishes like gumbo, red beans and rice, and jambalya.

Editors' Picks

32 Creole Dinners
No dinner plans tonight? Well, kick back and relax with these delicious Creole and Cajun recipes. Whether it's Mardi Gras or not, if you can't be in New Orleans, eating like you are is the next best thing. 
13 Classic New Orleans Dishes
Take a culinary tour of the Big Easy with these New Orleans favorites, including bananas foster, gumbo, and crawfish étouffée.
7 Ways With Hot Sauce
With different levels of heat and different countries of origin there are just as many varieties of hot sauce as ways to use it.
9 Recipes from New Orleans' Best Chefs
Try tastes of the bayou state at home with these irresistible recipes from the city's top chefs.
What's Going Wrong With Your Roux
What to look out for when making the classic sauce thickener.

Inspiration and Ideas

Fast and Easy New Orleans-Style Dishes
New Orleans is called "The Big Easy," so enjoy the flavors of the city with these Dinner Tonight recipes that are ready in less than 45 minutes.
Our Best Mardi Gras Recipes
Bring the flavors of the festivities to your kitchen with these traditional Mardi Gras recipes.