Tag Archives: red beans

The Gravy: In the Kitchen with Dancing Man 504

“Cajun red beans have always been my favorite, so that’s what I’m cooking today. It has the hot sausage balls in it; it’s my mom’s secret. You have to cut the hot sausage links open, take out the filling, and roll the meat into small balls, and you wait until your beans are creamy, and [...]

Red Beans and Rice Parade: Photos

Nothing says Monday in New Orleans like red beans and rice, so of course there had to be a special way to celebrate the traditional dish on Lundi Gras. A few years ago, friends founded the Red Beans & Rice Parade, which marches through the Marigny and Treme in “garb d’legumes”—costumes made with rice, red [...]

Dining Out: Dooky Chase’s

Every now and then, a hug is in order. Dooky Chase’s provides that hug and more. The history of Dooky Chase is iconic. Leah Chase has tended the fires, watched over the dining room and fed a multitude of historical figures for decades. Recently Mrs. Leah turned the pans and kitchen over to her grandson, [...]