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?
Tender marinated skirt steak tacos topped with a spicy jalapeno slaw.
A chewy decadent chocolate chip skillet cookie with dark chocolate chips and vanilla pudding mixed in.
Chicken tenderloins crusted in BBQ chips and baked until crispy. The perfect kid food!
Fluffy scrambled eggs with peppered bacon and chives. A childhood favorite kicked up.
Golden fried halloumi on garlic toast and drizzled with lemon capper oil.
Fish coated in panko, fried until golden and dunked in a spicy Cajun tartar sauce.
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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