Best of the Best from Louisiana

Best of the Best from Louisiana

From: Gwen McKee

Cookbook Features:

  • Over 350 recipes
  • A cross-referenced index makes finding recipes simple and easy
  • Includes regional favorites such as Crawfish Etouffee, Cajun Red Beans and Rice, King Cake, Hurricane Punch, and Creamy Smooth Pecan Pralines to name a few
  • Southern Recipes theme included

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Selected Recipes from Louisiana's Favorite Cookbooks

From:Gwen McKee


From Monroe to Morgan City, Natchitoces to New Orleans, Lake Charles to Lake Pontchartrain, fifty of the leading cookbooks from Louisiana have contributed their favorite recipes to create this remarkable collection.

Louisiana is a special place for a lot of reasons, one of which is the tradition of preparing and serving delicious food. Best of the Best from Louisiana has gathered together a selection of recipes that captures this truly unique culinary heritage. Regional favorites such as Crawfish Etouffee, Cajun Red Beans and Rice, King Cake, Hurricane Punch, and Creamy Smooth Pecan Pralines are just a sampling of the 380 recipes included in these pages.

Best of the Best from Louisiana was the second volume in Quail Ridge Press' acclaimed Best of the Best State Cookbook Series, and remains one of the most popular titles.



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"Just what I was looking for. A great collection of real Louisiana recipes. Can't wait to use it next time my son visits. And the seller is wonderful at customer service and relationship." --Mike Z.


"Perfect cookbook for Louisiana food lovers. I am originally from Louisiana, I'm a Cajun girl & this cookbook is a good compilation of Louisiana recipes!" --Mariah C.

Includes the Southern Recipes Theme



About the Author


Gwen McKee is a publisher with a mission. As the co-founder (with her husband, Barney) and the editor-in-chief of Quail Ridge Press, she has dedicated the past two decades to preserving America's food heritage. Through Quail Ridge Press, Gwen has now accomplished much of this task by creating the 50-volume Best of the Best State Cookbook Series that includes over 20,000 classic recipes. Today Quail Ridge Press is one of the most successful regional publishers, and certainly one of the most thriving publishing houses owned by a woman.

Gwen's interest in preserving "real" American food came naturally. Like most native Southerners, she was influenced by a family immersed in the traditions of Southern cooking and entertaining. Over a period of many years, Gwen collected recipes that were handed down through her family for traditional holidays and reunions.

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Recipe Included with this Cookbook:


  • Café Brûlot (in Traditional Old New Orleans Style)
  • Coffee Punch
  • Milk Punch
  • Egg Nog
  • Bayless Special
  • Hurricane Punch (from Pat O'Brien's)
  • Cherry Orange Fizz
  • Almond Punch
  • Amaretto Freeze
  • Mardi Gras Madness
  • Crowd Pleasing Punch with “Punch” (Punch Garni Pour Contenter une Foule)
  • Frozen Punch
  • Tex Mex Dip
  • Ara's Shrimp Dip
  • Guacamole Shrimp
  • Hot Crawfish Dip
  • Crawfish Dip
  • Hot Oyster Dip
  • Mock Oyster Dip
  • Fried Monterey Jack (with Mexican Sauce)
  • Buffalo Chicken Wings
  • Celestial Chicken Wings
  • Cold Pepper Steak
  • Pineapple Cheese Ball
  • Olive and Cheese Ball
  • Mushroom Pate
  • Pickled Mushrooms (Champignons au Vinaigre)
  • Marinated Mushrooms
  • Boudin Balls
  • Shrimp Puffs
  • Hot Shrimp Canapes
  • Shrimp and Mushrooms (Microwave)
  • Marinated Crawfish Tails
  • Crabmeat Mornay
  • Artichoke Oysters Bienvenue
  • Red Fish Hors D'Oeuvre
  • Boudin
  • Boliche Stuffed Eye of the Round of Beef
  • Ossobucco Italian Veal or Beef Shanks
  • Daube Glace
  • Shrimp and Veal Rolls
  • Veal Parmigiana
  • Creole Grillades and Grits
  • Grillades
  • Pepper Steak
  • Marinated Black Pepper Steak
  • Pepper Steak (From La Provence)
  • Stuffed Flank Steak
  • Swiss Steak
  • Baked Liver and Onions (with Bacon)
  • Indoor Barbecued Brisket
  • Corned Beef Roll Ups
  • Meat Pies
  • Natchitoches Meat Pies
  • Mushroom Stuffed Meat Loaf
  • Bayou Boulets "Meatballs"
  • Meatballs in Brown Gravy
  • Michael Landry's Spaghetti Sauce
  • Louisiana Creole Okra with Meatballs
  • Mock Veal Cutlet
  • Johnny Mazette
  • Gourmet Hamburgers
  • Cajun Chow Mein
  • Cold Pork Loin
  • Cajun Red Beans and Rice
  • Sausage Pilaf
  • Coony Fried Rice
  • Roast Pork
  • Pork Chops with Apples, Onions, and Raisins
  • Pork Stew
  • Creole Hogshead Cheese
  • Ham Wellington with Wine Sauce
  • Lamb Rack Herbs d'Provence Amandine
  • Seafood Salad
  • Wild Rice and Shrimp Salad with Curry Dressing
  • Shrimp Salad (Stretched)
  • Hot Shrimp Avocado Salad
  • Wild Duck Salad
  • Chicken Mousse
  • Hearts of Palm
  • Layered Salad
  • Cauliflower Salad
  • Maw Maw Bennett's Potato Salad
  • Bean Salad
  • Red Apple Salad
  • Cranberry Salad
  • Bing Cherry Salad
  • Daiquiri Salad
  • Delicious Tomato Aspic
  • Overnight Coleslaw
  • Wilted Spinach Salad (Microwave)
  • Sensation Salad Dressing
  • Special Salad Dressing
  • Green Goddess Salad Dressing (Assaisonnement à la Déesse Verte)
  • New Orleans Creamed Eggs
  • Baked Spanish Eggs
  • Eggs Bourguignonne
  • Eggs Sardou
  • Garlic Cheese Grits
  • Jambalaya Grits
  • Mere's Couche Couche
  • Never Fail Biscuits
  • Louisiana Pecan Waffles
  • King Cake
  • Beignets (French Market Doughnuts)
  • Mock Beignets
  • Stuffed Crawfish Beignets
  • Les Oreilles de Cochon (Pig's Ear)
  • Lost Bread (Microwave)
  • Sausage Coffee Cake
  • Swedish Puff Coffee Cake
  • Pumpkin Bread
  • Banana Nut Bread
  • Strawberry Bread
  • Sweet Potato Bread
  • Sweet Rice Cakes (Belles Calas Tout Chauds)
  • Susan's Coffee Can Bread
  • Challa (Egg Twist Bread)
  • Rural Homestead Cornbread
  • Corn Bread
  • Tony's Old Fashioned Creole Corn Bread
  • Gougere
  • Jalapeno Hush Puppies "The World's Best"
  • Hush Puppies for Seafood
  • Speidini
  • Herb Stix
  • Cheese Souffle Sandwiches
  • Mushroom Sandwiches
  • Sandwich Surprise
  • Po-Boys
  • Opelousas Oyster Loaf
  • Hollandaise Sauce
  • Ambrosia
  • Curried Fruit
  • Baked Oranges
  • Sugar Glazed Pecans
  • K's Cajun Seasoning
  • Modica (Seasoned Bread Crumbs)
  • Creole Cream Cheese Master Recipe
  • Creole Mayonnaise
  • New Orleans Tartar Sauce
  • Jezebel Sauce
  • Praline Parfait Sauce
  • Granddad's Barbeque Sauce
  • Tabasco Jelly
  • Hot Pepper Jelly
  • Olives Agria e Ducci (Sweet and Sour Olives)
  • Seven Minute Micorwave Dills
  • Bread and Butter Pickles 2
  • Mirliton Pickles
  • Cream of Broccoli Soup (Potage de Broccoli a la Creme)
  • Cold Cucumber Soup
  • Cauliflower Soup
  • Red Bean Soup
  • Curried Lime Bean Soup
  • Corn and Crabmeat Soup (Acadian)
  • Clam Chowder
  • Turtle Soup
  • Catfish Courtbouillon (Coo-Bee-Yon)
  • Oyster Artichoke Soup
  • Artichoke Soup
  • Green Onion and Potato Soup
  • Susie's Onion Soup
  • Roux
  • Buster's Famous Creole Gumbo
  • Creole Crab Gumbo
  • Z'herbes Gumbo
  • Seafood Gumbo
  • Seafood Gumbo 2
  • Chicken Andouille Gumbo a la Rosina
  • Lenten Shrimp and Egg Gumbo
  • Ray Hay's Gumbo for a Crowd
  • Creole Jambalaya
  • Duck and Sausage Jambalaya
  • Turkey Jambalaya
  • Shrimp and Eggplant Jambalaya
  • Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
  • Rice Dressing with Oysters
  • Eggplant Rice Dressing
  • Dressing in a Skillet
  • Corn Bread Dressing
  • Mom's Cornbread Dressing
  • Sausage Bread Dressing
  • Fettucini Bun Nutza
  • Lenten Lasagna
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Pasta con Loga Laglie (Pasta with Oil and Garlic)
  • Quiche Lorraine
  • Chicken Asparagus Quiche
  • Crawfish Étouffée
  • Crawfish Étouffée 2
  • Crawfish Étouffée à la Arceneaux
  • Boiled Crawfish Paw's
  • Spicy Fried Crawfish Tails
  • Looo-Zee-Annah Crawfish Pie
  • Gouda Crawfish
  • Crawfish au Gratin
  • Spanish Rice a Roni Crawfish
  • Crawfish Tortellini Loupe
  • Crawfish Stew
  • Boiled Crabs in a Chest
  • Opelousas Barbecued Crabs
  • Crabmeat Caroline
  • Crabmeat Mousse
  • Crabmeat in the Garden
  • Crabmeat au Gratin
  • Crabmeat Souffle
  • Blend of the Bayou Seafood Casserole
  • Black Pepper Shrimp
  • Boiled Shrimp
  • French Fried Shrimp
  • Barbecued Shrimp
  • Shrimp and Rice Rockefeller
  • Shrimp and Artichokes
  • Shrimp Creole
  • Shrimp Remoulade Sauce
  • Rockefeller Sauce
  • Oysters Aunt Nellie
  • Oysters Oregano
  • Oysters Ellen
  • Oysters Bienville
  • Oyster Spaghetti
  • Louisiana Pasta
  • Oyster Stew
  • Paul Prudhomme's Blackened Redfish
  • Coach's Barbecued Redfish
  • Pan Broiled Trout
  • Baked Crunchy Trout
  • Stuffed Flounder
  • Redfish Fillets
  • Pompano en Papillote
  • Fish Casserole
  • Caper Sauce Fish
  • Salmon Florentine
  • Broiled Pond Catfish Fillets
  • Steamed Redfish with Creole Sauce
  • Bouillabaisse Marseillance
  • Poulet Blanc
  • Chicken Fricassee with Dumplings
  • Cajun Fried Chicken
  • Fried Chicken
  • Perfect Country Fried Chicken
  • Barbecued Chicken
  • Baked Chicken Breasts
  • Chicken Martinique
  • Deviled Chicken
  • Smothered Chicken
  • Brunswick Stew
  • Louisiana Chicken Sauce Piquant
  • Chicken and Asparagus Casserole
  • Chicken Crepes
  • Hot Chicken Salad Casserole
  • Chicken Rosalie
  • Seasoning the Turkey
  • Turkey Crunch Casserole (Casserole de Dinde Croquée)
  • Quail Joseph
  • Quail in Herb Sauce
  • Roast Pheasant or Chukar
  • Smothered Doves and Mushrooms
  • Barbecued Duck
  • Chateau Teal
  • Daddy's Baked Duck
  • Canards dans la Soupiere
  • Stuffed Woodcock
  • Pan Fried Squirrel with Mushrooms and Onions
  • Rabbit Sauce Piquant
  • Turtle Sauce Piquant
  • Turtle Stew (120 Year Old Recipe)
  • Alligator Creole
  • Venison Chili
  • Venison Meat Loaf
  • Frog Legs Jesse
  • Southern Snap Beans
  • Green Beans Horseradish
  • New Crop White Beans
  • Lima Bean Casserole
  • Broccoli Casserole
  • Buccaneer Broccoli au Gratin
  • Carrots and Celery au Beurre Tarragon
  • Off Beat Carrots
  • Cheese Onion Bake
  • Zucchini Corn Casserole
  • Maque Chou
  • Maquechou
  • Choux Glorieux (Glorified Cabbage - Simple Method)
  • Spinach Cucumbers
  • Eggplant Fritters
  • Eggplant Romano (from Ralph and Kacoo's)
  • Vegetable Pear Casserole
  • Stuffed Baked Eggplant or Mirlitons
  • Mushroom Strudel
  • Mushrooms Florentine
  • Champignon au Creme
  • Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Okra and Tomatoes Creole
  • Stuffed Bell Peppers
  • Stuffed Green Peppers
  • Stuffed Bell Pepper
  • Spanish Rice
  • Baked Louisiana Sweet Potatoes (Yams)
  • Grand Yams
  • Yam/Bourbon Casserole
  • Natalie's Potatoes
  • Squash Morelle
  • Butternut Squash Souffle
  • Spinach Stuffed Squash
  • Spinach Mold
  • Spinach and Artichoke Casserole
  • Spinach Pauline
  • Zucchini, Mushrooms, and Artichokes
  • Kateland Plantation Lemon Cake
  • Praline Cake
  • Grand Marnier Cake
  • Bobbie's Blackberry Cake
  • Hot Fudge Sundae Cake
  • Zebra Cakes
  • Little Dixie Pound Cake
  • Summer Light Cheese Cake
  • Praline Cheesecake
  • Black Forest Cake (From Chef "Shorty" Lenard)
  • Heavenly Hash Cake
  • Easy Chocolate Brownies
  • Verlie's Fudge Brownies
  • Leprechauns
  • Butter Pecan Turtle Cookies
  • Pecan Cocoons
  • Candy Bar Cookies
  • Peanut Butter Sighs
  • Pralines
  • Creamy Smooth Pecan Pralines
  • Louisiana Pralines Microwave
  • Orange Pecan Pralines
  • Fig Pie (with Whipped Cream)
  • Grasshopper Pie
  • Brandy Alexander Pie
  • Black Bottom Pie
  • Nadine's Buttermilk Pie
  • Strawberry Pie
  • Five Layer Pie
  • Pecan Pie
  • Pecan Pie 2
  • The Best Pecan Pie
  • Pecan Slice Torte
  • Chocolate Yummy
  • Bread Pudding
  • Bread Pudding with Glazed Cream (for Le Ruth's)
  • Jambalaya Bread Pudding
  • Baked Cup Custard
  • Trifle
  • Floating Isle
  • Strawberry Cream Flan
  • Baked Alaska in Filo Dough
  • Crepes Suzette
  • French Banana Eclair
  • Lemon Tequila Souffle (from Versailles)
  • Cherry Jubilee Parfait
  • Fresh Peach Crisp
  • Peaches Eudora
  • Bananas Foster
  • Strawberry Supreme
  • Sour Cream (No Cook) Homemade Ice Cream
  • Heavenly Chocolate Ice Cream
  • Mint Sherbet
  • Alligators
  • Bald Cypress
  • Brown Pelican
  • Cajun Music
  • Chretien Point
  • Crawfish
  • Evangeline
  • Gardens
  • Grace Episcopal Church
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Mardi Gras
  • Oak Alley Plantation
  • Oil Well
  • Sportsman's Paradise
  • Streetcars
  • Vieux Carre
  • White Tailed Deer
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