Pumpkin Bread or Sweet Potato Bread


  • 4 eggs

  •  3 cups sugar

  •  1 cup oil

  •  1/3 cup water

  •  2 cups pumpkin or baked sweet potatoes

  •  3 1/2 cup sifted flour

  •  2 tsp baking soda

  •  1 1/2 tsp salt

  •  1 tsp cinnamon

  •  1 1/2 cups pecans


Step 1

Beat eggs gently with sugar; add oil, water and pumpkin/sweet potatoes. Add flour, soda, salt and cinnamon and nuts.

 Step 2

 Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees in three greased loaf pans.



3 Eggs beaten

1 cup of sugar

2/3 cup of brown sugar

¾ cup vegetable oil

2 cups zucchini grated

1 tea spoon vanilla extract

2 ½ cups flour

1 ½ tea spoons baking soda

½ tea spoon baking power

1 tea spoon salt

1 cup pecans (chopped)

½ cup raisins


Blend first six ingredients then fold in the rest. Pour into greased and floured loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 55 minutes.



1 lb crawfish tails

2 cups yellow cornmeal

3 eggs

1 (15 oz) can cream style corn

1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated

3/4 cup onion tops or chives

2 jalapeno peppers, finely chopped

1 onion, finely chopped

1/2 cup bell peppers, finely chopped

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1/2 cup oil

3 tsp baking powder

1 cup milk

Season to taste with HR&G special seasoning (call 888.762.3391 to get it)


Sauté onions and bell pepper in a small amount of butter until the onions are transparent. Add jalapeno peppers and set aside. Mix together all other ingredients, except crawfish. Add in cooked onions and peppers. Then stir in crawfish. Pour into a lightly greased 13×9 inch pan and bake in a 400 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes. A chilled glass of white wine goes well with this dish. Enjoy.

Cajun Spicy Gingerbread


2 eggs

3/4 cup packed brown sugar

3/4 cup light molasses

3/4 cup butter, melted

2-1/2 cups all purpose flour

2 tsp ground ginger

1-1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup boiling water

1 cup chopped pecansInstructions

Beat eggs, brown sugar, molasses and melted butter together. Mix together dry ingredients and add with the boiling water to first mixture. Beat well, then pour into a well greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Bake in preheated oven, 350F for 35 minutes. Sprinkle a little powered sugar on the top and serve. YUM YUM

Cajun Breakfast Muffins


1 cup Cracklin’ Oat Bran

1 cup milk

1/2 cup brown sugar

1-1/4 cups oat bran

1/4 cup egg substitute

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 tablespoon baking powder

3 tablespoons apple sauce


Preheat oven to 350F. In large bowl, put cracklin oat bran, milk, brown sugar, egg substitute, nutmeg and applesauce. Let sit for about 1/2 hour. Stir well, breaking up cereal. Mix oat bran and baking powder. Pour in lined muffin pan, 1/4 cup per muffin. Bake for 13 minutes.