This Sausage Gumbo is a made with smoked sausage, bell pepper, onion, celery and gumbo file. The homemade spice mixture includes cayenne, paprika, onion and garlic powder, mustard and cumin.
Recipe from "New New Orleans Cooking", by Emeril Lagasse and Jessie Tirsch. Published by William and Morrow, 1993.
A Creole style Stuffed Chayote recipe combines chayote with onions, tomatoes, herbs, crab and shrimp meat. Once the chayote are stuffed they are baked for about 25 minutes in the oven. This dish makes a good main course. Serve it with crusty bread.