Why should I be the next food blog star in Foodbuzz's Project Food Blog?
Because I can teach you the ABCs of Cajun cooking and culture...
A is for andouille
B is for boudin
C is for crawfish boils
D is for dressing sandwiches
E is for étrenne
F is for field peas
G is for gumbo
H is for hog head cheese - Cajun pate'
I is for Indian mad stone - Cajun story of a stone with healing properties
J is for jambalaya
K is for king cake
L is for loup-loup
M is for muffulatta
N is for nannaine - your Cajun godmother
O is for oysters, which must be pronounced as "er-stahs"
P is for po'boy
Q is for quanne - leftover fat on a cut of meat
R is for roux
S is for schnille - a fuzzy, stinging caterpillar
T is for tasso
U is for up the bayou - to go North
V is for veiller - the act of chatting with friends
W is for watermelon rind preserves
X is for ending lots of words, especially surnames like Gautreaux
Y is for yi-yi - an exclamation; as in, "Yi-yi! That hurts!"
Z is for z'herbes, as in gumbo z'herbes!
Please be sure to vote for me beginning September 20 and help me to win the title of Next Food Blog Star! To vote, just click the Project Food Blog widget on the right side of the screen! Thanks, y'all!