Desserts

  Pumpkin and Pecan Bread

Pumpkin is a vegetable that can fit into any recipe ranging from soups to desserts because of its unique flavor and texture. This pumpkin and pecan bread recipe is perfect for a Fall breakfast or upcoming holiday meals.

  Juirdmon: Cushaw Pumpkin Pie Filling

Most of the old Cajun and Creole cooks referred to the meat of the cushaw, a green and white, striped crookneck pumpkin, simmered in sugar and spices, as Juirdmon. This filling could be placed into a pie shell or made into turnovers.

The Perfect Lemon Bars

Lemon bars are the perfect pairing for Afternoon Tea. This recipe achieves its delicious lemon flavor by using lemon zest and fresh lemon juice.

Gâteau de Figue (Fig Cake)

In the summer months, figs are plentiful in south Louisiana.

Lavender creole cream cheese ice cream

What screams summertime more than ice cream? This is the perfect complement to those warm summer days.

Classic Apple Pie

Ever since that first apple orchard was planted on Beacon Hill, overlooking Boston Harbor, apples have been the chief ingredient in America's premier dessert. After all, nothing is more American than apple pie.

White Chocolate ‘King Cake’ Bread Pudding

After the festivities of Mardi Gras are finished, there is always a question of what to do with the left over king cake. Why not make bread pudding?

Riz au Lait

Rice custard, like flan or bread pudding, is considered a premier Creole dessert.

Goblin Cookies

These cookies are spooky-sweet! Fun for the kids to make and everyone will enjoy eating them, too. Great Halloween treats.

Summer Melon and Berry Salad with Watermelon Vinaigrette

On a hot summer day nothing beats a crisp, cool salad with a zesty vinaigrette. Incorporate our favorite summertime fruits into both the salad and the dressing, and you have a showstopper on your hands. For an extra treat consider adding boiled shrimp to this salad.