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Last Week's Contest Winners

Caroline Russock Closed

Cook the Book: Real Cajun: iced_coffee, foodshethought, drala625, scooter7018, jcwest47. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to everyone who entered!... More

Cook the Book: Choucroute

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

This Cajun take on the classic Alsatian choucroute from Donald Link's Real Cajun might have a fancy French name and a lot of ingredients, but it's really nothing more than a variation on the classic combination of hot dogs and... More

Cook the Book: Chocolate Yummy

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

The Chocolate Yummy is a Cajun country dessert that has roots in the same family as Jell-O salad with canned fruit, Nilla wafers with banana pudding, or any recipe that starts with a container of Cool Whip. In Real Cajun, Donald Link has updated his aunt's recipe by replacing pudding mix with homemade pudding, the store-bought chocolate cookies with pecan shortbread, and real whipped cream instead of Cool Whip. More

Cook the Book: Fried Chicken Livers with Hot Pepper Glaze

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

Chicken livers, love 'em or hate 'em, there is rarely any middle ground. If you are like me—a fan of all things liver related—then this recipe from Donald Link's Real Cajun will blow your mind! Perfectly fried chicken livers on... More

Cook the Book: Broccoli, Rice and Cheddar Casserole

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 4 comments

I must admit that I'm an absolute sucker for casseroles. Give me any recipe that involves a can of cream of mushroom soup and some of those fried onions in a can, and I am sold. When I saw this... More

Cook the Book: Tomato and Bacon Pie

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

This Cajun pizza from Donald Link's Real Cajun is great just about any time of the day. Bacon, tomatoes, onions, and cheese in a flaky pie shell? I can't think of any time that I wouldn't want to eat this.... More

Cook the Book: 'Real Cajun'

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Donald Link is a self-proclaimed "coonass," a true Cajun born and bred in Acadia Parish, Louisiana. As the chef and proprietor of Herbsaint and Cochon restaurants in New Orleans, Link's menus feature classic Cajun dishes with French and Italian twists. Louisiana's local produce, game, and seafood have been lifelong inspirations for Link's cooking. Real Cajun features recipes from every stage of the chef's lifeā€”such as his aunt's Tomato and Bacon Pie, which he enjoyed on childhood vacations to the Alabama coast, or his Game Day Choucroute, eaten with his staff and friends during the first Super Bowl after Hurricane Katrina. Food plays a major role in every aspect of Cajun life, from holidays to family reunions, festivals to funerals; with... More

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