Cajun and Creole from the Bayou and Beyond

We've got a bead on the best DIY Cajun and Creole food projects from the bayou and beyond. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

DIY Tabasco
DIY Tabasco
This fermented hot sauce has a lovely sharp tang that complements the peppers' hot spice, lending a musky undertone that is all too familiar in the popular Tabasco brand pepper sauce. (Image via One Tomato Two Tomato)
Creole Style Black Eyed Peas
Creole Style Black Eyed Peas
Dry black eyed peas come to life in the jar when pressure canned with onions, peppers, liquid smoke and of course a dash or ten of hot sauce. (Image via Putting Up with Erin)

Spicy Pickled Quail Eggs
Pickle hard-boiled quail eggs in a sweet and spicy brine for a Cajun-inspired snack to enjoy alongside an Abita or Hurricane. (Image via Green Basket)
Cajun Andouille Sausages
Cajun Andouille Sausages
Yes, there are as many recipes for andouille as there are Cajuns, but this one's as authentic as it gets. Plus, it's made with venison. (Image via Hank Shaw)
Creole Chicken Sausage
Creole Chicken Sausage
A lighter sausage, using only chicken thighs and no fat back, with a little spicy kick and a lot of flavor. (Image via Cookbcook Archaeology)
Tasso
Tasso
Lightly salt-cured and then hot-smoked, tasso is the ultimate meat for Cajun cooking, and it's easy to make to boot. Give it a try. (Image via A Cookblog)

 

Among the above items, I love

Among the above items, I love the Spicy Pickled Quail Eggs.

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