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Creole Jambalaya - Praline Connection
Creole Jambalaya - Praline Connection
Creole Jambalaya - Praline Connection
Gumbo - Joey K's
Gumbo - Joey K's
Gumbo - Joey K's
Muffuletta, Muffaletta - Napoleon House
Muffuletta, Muffaletta - Napoleon House
Muffuletta, Muffaletta - Napoleon House

Famous New Orleans Dishes

Learn how to cook traditional New Orleans dishes and the history behind them 

What unites everyone in New Orleans is the city’s love affair with its traditional fare. It’s a romance conducted over white-linen tablecloths graced by crawfish etouffe, in a bistro courtyard with a bowl of gumbo or requited on a picnic bench with a po-boy sandwich stuffed with fried oysters. Creole, Cajun, the list could go on forever.

  • Locals would argue that gumbo is almost its own food group. Learn what's in New Orleans gumbo, where to get it, and recipes for how to make it. Read More
  • One of the best reasons to visit New Orleans is Crawfish Ettouffee. Try this traditional recipe at home. Read More
  • New Orleans is famous for a lot of foods, and chief among them is the traditional rice dish known as jambalaya. Make it yourself with our recipe. Read More
  • New Orleans has a tasty Monday tradition known as Red Beans and Rice. Learn more about this traditional NOLA dish and find a recipe to make it at home! Read More
  • A muffalettea is all about the meat! And the olive salad dressing. And the bread. They're big enough to share. Central Grocery is where the muffalettawas born. Read More
  • Beignets are more than just a doughnut! Learn the history and then use our recipe to make them at home. Read More
  • Do you want that dressed? Po-boys are stuffed and slathered with sauce and served between two slices of french bread. The bread is the most important part! Read More
  • Learn about the history of bananas foster in New Orleans and then use this recipe to make it yourself! Read More
  • Every summer, mounds of shaved ice flavored with sweet syrups appear. This affordable sweet treat is known as a snowball (or sno-ball). Not a snow cone! Read More
  • While king cake tastes best in New Orleans, some bakeries offer delivery. Learn the history of the king cake and how to get your own, here. Read More

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