Rice Dressing vs. Jambalaya

I can’t claim that there is controversy over the superiority of one over the other.  I cannot speak for all of Acadiana, but perhaps my take of the aforenamed match up may be similar to most. I purport that most people regard Jambalaya as the more exalted dish in a...
Why this Cajun Makes Charcuterie

Why this Cajun Makes Charcuterie

The word charcuterie is a catch all for many kinds of salted, cured meats. Sausage is also a broad term which could be, but usually is not, considered a subset of charcuterie. The same could be said of salame. Charcuterie was introduced into the english language from...
BLT with House-Made Bacon

BLT with House-Made Bacon

We use house-made bacon in our BLT sandwich. That’s right, our bacon is made here at the Superette and is available in our specialty meats section. Order your BLT Autin style!...
Boudin Balls and Boudin Egg Rolls: An Apologia

Boudin Balls and Boudin Egg Rolls: An Apologia

Blasphemy, sacrilege, treason, disgrace.  These are terms that my family uses to label anything edible containing boudin but not in pure boudin form.  You see, my uncle, founder of a benevolent organization called BOUDIN FOR PEACE, is a purist. BOUDIN FOR PEACE takes...