The Cajun Connoisseur From BellaOnline
Laissez le bon temps rouler!
From Your Editor
I don't know about you, but I get tired of grilling during the summer but I never get tired of outdoor living. We don’t have one of those incredible outdoor kitchens that HGTV and Food-TV are always showcasing. Instead, like most folks, we have a simple outdoor gas grill/BBQ with an extra burner on the side. The side burner is too small for anything larger than a small sauce pan so we hardly ever use it. Not ideal for an outdoor family dinner.
After giving it some thought, I decided that our propane turkey fryer might work better for cooking larger portions of 'outdoor' foods. Over the years, we have used it for Crawfish Boils, huge pans of Paella/Jambalaya, and Holiday Turkey. This weekend, we decided to use our fryer for a huge fish fry!
Frying fish outdoors proved to be a great idea. No greasy mess indoors, no lingering fishy smell, the house didn't heat up, and best of all, we were able to prepare a large amount of food at one time.
So, if you love to cook outdoors but are tired of grilling, why not have an old fashioned Fish Fry? Wondering what to serve with your fried fish? Why not make up a batch of my Bayou Coleslaw or my Southern Pea Salad? Both go great with fried foods. And since you're heating up a pan full of oil, why not fry up some of my Cajun Fries?
Links to Recipes and Articles:
If you aren't a seasoned Fry Cook, please read my Tips on Deep Frying: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art58078.asp
Cajun Fish Fry: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art58080.asp
Cajun Fries: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art58079.asp
Bayou Coleslaw Recipe: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art42748.asp
Southern Pea Salad Recipe: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art43909.asp
I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the Cajun Forum or in response to this email message. If you have any questions regarding Cajun, Creole or New Orleans recipes, please feel free to contact me. Just CLICK Here , scroll down to the comment box, fill in your comment(s) and submit. I will personally answer as many questions as I can.
With Warmest Regards,
Editor, Cajun & Creole Site