I hear that some people across the country are actually experiencing summer like weather here at the end of May. However, here in good ol’ Seattle we are not so fortunate. No not at all. Actually it feels quite like March outside despite the fact that I signed a document with the date 5/27 on it yesterday. Because of this lovely weather we’re experiencing warm one pot dishes like this are still part of my meal planning. And heck, you’ll probably have a rainy summer day at least once this year where this dish with spicy andouille sausage, succulent shrimp, rice, bell peppers and Creole seasoning will be sure to warm you up.
Jambalaya can be tricky to share a recipe for. After all, I’m sure everyone and their cousin Bob has a recipe for jambalaya and imagines that dish whenever they hear the name. So I’m offering you my version today. Unlike most jambalaya recipes, this one does not have chicken. I didn’t have any. I did however have shrimp and andouille sausage which make a wonderful combination. I also added some bell peppers, onions and garlic. Really what’s not to love?
A super cheesy bread with roasted garlic, cream cheese and smoked black pepper white cheddar cheese.
A hearty fall salad with kale, butternut squash and couscous tossed in a lemon Parmesan vinaigrette.
Perfectly tender flat iron steak topped with savory herb roasted mushrooms.
A super easy halloween snack of popcorn, pretzels, candy corn, M&M’s and cookies tossed in sweet white chocolate. So easy the kids can help make it!
A simple, tummy warming soup with cheesy tortellini, chicken and rosemary.
Fully loaded Greek Gyro Nachos with pita chips, tzatziki sauce, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, olives and a whole lotta feta.
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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