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Mike Anderson’s in Gonzales, LA

[ 0 ] February 18, 2018

Mike Anderson’s in Gonzales, LA

Mike Anderson’s Seafood Restaurant in Gonzales, Louisiana is one of, if not the number one, our favorite restaurants in the Baton Rouge area and beyond.

We’ve been eating there since it opened, and have never had a bad experience.

All of the food is awesome, and the service is always top-notch.

It’s pretty much our go-to place for birthdays, anniversaries, and other events, like Valentine’s Day.

Mike Anderson's in Gonzales, LA

Mike Anderson’s in Gonzales, LA

So here we are again, on Valentine’s Day 2018, enjoying our favorites plus a new dish – Crabfingers Au Gratin.

Mike Andersons Crabfinger Au Gratin

Mike Andersons Crabfinger Au Gratin

The Crabfingers Au Gratin were awesome, and we sure hope it becomes a regular menu item.

I can’t wait until we go back!

Mike Andersons Petite Shrimp Norman

Mike’s Favorite – Mike Anderson’s Petite Shrimp Norman

Obviously, we highly recommend Mike Anderson’s Restaurant. Please tell them the folks at Cajun Cooking TV told you about it!

Mike Anderson’s Restaurant is located in the Clarion Inn Hotel on Hwy 30 in Gonzales, Louisiana.

1500 W Highway 30
Gonzales, LA 70737

Thanks,

Beryl and Mike

Mike Andersons Shrimp Norman

Mike Anderson’s Shrimp Norman

Cajun Cooking TV Television Show 1 WLFT

[ 0 ] February 13, 2018

Cajun Cooking TV Television Show 1 WLFT

This is the Cajun Cooking TV television show number 1, broadcast on WLFT-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

This is Season 1, Episode 1.

Cajun Cooking TV’s premier episode aired on local Baton Rouge channel WLFT Me TV ch. 30.1 over the air and Cox cable channel 117.

The show is broadcast on Monday nights at 7 pm CST and Tuesdays at 10 am CST.

In this episode Beryl Stokes cooks Crawfish Etouffee.

And, as always, more shenanigans…

 

Cajun Cooking TV Television Show 2 WLFT

[ 1 ] February 13, 2018

Cajun Cooking TV Television Show 2 WLFT

This is the Cajun Cooking TV television show number 2, broadcast on WLFT-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

This is Season 1, Episode 2.

In this episode Mike Stokes cooks tenderloin steaks in a cast iron skillet on the stove-top and oven.

There is also a hilarious demo of a hand-operated gadget to make whip cream.

 

Baked Potato with Crab Au Gratin Topping

[ 0 ] February 12, 2018

Baked Potato with Crab Au Gratin Topping

Crab Au Gratin is probably Beryl’s all-time favorite seafood dish, so last week when we went out to eat at Mike Anderson’s Seafood Restaurant, there was little doubt what Beryl was going to order.

(Mike Anderson’s has some awesome Crab Au Gratin, along with everything else that is pretty awesome!)

Mike Andersons Crab Au Gratin

Mike Anderson’s Crab Au Gratin

Well, what this did was whet Beryl’s appetite for some more…

Every Saturday night, we video something that Beryl cooks for our Cajun Cooking TV show, that airs on WLFT-TV in Baton Rouge every Monday night (and Tuesday morning).

So, what did she cook on Saturday night this week?

You guessed it – Crab Au Gratin.

Cajun Cooking TV on WLFT-TV

[ 1 ] December 31, 2017

Cajun Cooking TV on WLFT-TV

If you’re in the Baton Rouge area, be sure to join Beryl every week for her new Cajun Cooking TV television show on WLFT-TV in Baton Rouge.***

WLFT-TV

The show will begin airing beginning on Monday February 5, 2018 in prime time, on Monday nights at 7 PM.

The show will air again on Tuesday mornings at 10 AM.

It’s gonna be fun, y’all…

*** NOTE: If you’re NOT in the Baton Rouge area and want to see the show, we’ll be posting the video on our Facebook page and on our YouTube channel.

“Like” us on Facebook so you will be notified when the episodes are published. Go to:

https://www.facebook.com/CajunCookingTV/

Cajun Cooking TV on WLFT-TV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Official Cajun Cooking TV Cookbook

[ 2 ] August 26, 2017

How to Cook Like a Cajun From the Bayou Country

beryl and alex

I thought I might starve to death.

I had met the sweetest girl I’ve ever known, and we were about to move to Florida together. That was the good news…

The bad news was that about the only thing she could cook was frozen Eggo waffles. And she burned them sometimes.

One time she was boiling some water on the stove, forgot about it I guess, and melted an expensive stainless steel pot.

It sounded like a shotgun going off in the kitchen when that melted steel hit the red-hot electric coils on the stove-top and exploded. I hit the floor wondering who was shooting at us!

Another time she bought some live crabs to cook up to surprise me, bless her heart.

I came home to find her chasing the crabs around the kitchen with a hammer, trying to subdue them to get them in the pot.

But she was a sweet young Cajun girl, and she was determined to learn how to cook proper food for her family.

You may know someone just like Beryl was back then …

Fortunately, Beryl learned how to cook over the years and makes it look easy now.

(Beryl and I got married and have been together 30 years now.)

Maybe you’re a newlywed and need a crash-course in how to make “simple” but great-tasting meals for your family…

Or, maybe you’re already pretty good in the kitchen, but would like to learn how to do some down home Louisiana Cajun cooking to add some variety to your menu lineup.

Either way, Beryl has put together 96 great Louisiana home-cooking recipes that you can prepare for your family and friends right away.

You can make your family and friends a great
home-cooked Cajun meal even if you’re from New York City.

Here’s what’s really cool about Beryl’s “Cajun Cooking Made Easy” cookbook – each recipe comes with a link to Beryl’s Cajun Cooking TV blog where you can see photos and watch videos of Beryl making the recipes.

Talk about Cajun Cooking Made Easy!

So here’s what you’re gonna get with your Cajun Cooking Made Easy cookbook:

=>    96 great Cajun home cooking recipes
=>    Step by Step directions, including Ingredients and Preparation
=>    A link to the recipe on the Cajun Cooking TV blog, where you’ll find photos of the dish and most of the recipes have a video of Beryl making the recipe
=>    You can also post any questions or comments you have about any of the recipes and Beryl will reply back to you as soon as possible (usually the same or next day)

Cajun Cooking Made Easy

Folks have been asking for a (physical) printed cookbook for several years, so we put one together and here it is!

This is the first edition of Beryl’s first cookbook, with 96 of your favorite Cajun home-cooking recipes.

Each recipe has a link to the Cajun Cooking TV page that has video, photos and additional commentary for you.

It’s spiral-bound so it’s easy to use in the kitchen next to the stove.

We’ll be shipping by First Class mail, so you can have the cookbook in your hands in just a couple of days.

(All orders will go out on the same or next business day.)

We’re only shipping to U.S. addresses right now, so if you’re out of the U.S., please message or email us and we’ll see what we can do to get a copy to you.

All of our readers and followers can order the cookbook for $9.97 (plus shipping) by clicking on the Buy Now button below.

Please note that our credit card processor is PayPal,
but you DO NOT need a PayPal account to order.

(Rest assured that your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed, or your money will be refunded with no hassles at all.)

We appreciate you all so much!

Beryl

Click on the “Buy Now” button below to order your copy of Cajun Cooking Made Easy.

When you click on the button, it’s gonna take you to our PayPal order page for Stokes Media Group (that’s our company name).

Then, you’ll “Choose a way to pay”.

If you have a PayPal account, just enter your PayPal password (we won’t see it, you’re on PayPal’s server at this point) and it will open up your PayPal account and ask you how you want to pay.

If you do NOT have a PayPal account, NO PROBLEM, just click on the “Pay with a debit or credit card” button, and enter your information.

You’ll then get an email receipt from PayPal, and your order will be automatically transmitted to us, and we’ll mail your new cookbook to you right away.

That’s all there is to it…

Thank you again for everything!




Thank you!

Beryl

Beryl Stokes

Beryl Stokes

Roux 61 Baton Rouge Review

[ 0 ] September 6, 2016

Roux 61 Restaurant Review

 

Roux 61

Roux 61

Roux 61 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a somewhat new restaurant in the city that is located in the former Boutin’s Cajun restaurant location on Bluebonnet Blvd.

Although new to Baton Rouge, Roux 61 got its start in historic Natchez, Mississippi. The Roux 61 in Baton Rouge made a few changes to the inside and out of the building, but still provides a rustic and South Louisiana vibe.

Probably our biggest melancholy moment was entering for the first time after moving to this side of town and realizing that the once iconic Cajun dance floor had been removed and turned into a full size bar and char-grilled oyster mega space.

Cajun Cooking TV Cookbook on Kindle

[ 0 ] August 30, 2016

How You Can Amaze Your Family Every Night
With a Meal So Delicious They’ll Swear It’s
Carry-Out From a Fancy Restaurant

Is your family worn out from having the same-old same-old for dinner week in and week out?

Wouldn’t you love to treat your family to delicious restaurant-style dinners that make them feel like every day is a special occasion?

(Imagine how you’ll feel when your significant other can’t stop talking about how great your cooking is!)

cajun cooking made easy

 

*NOTE: You do NOT need a Kindle device to download our Kindle cookbook. You can download it to any Kindle reader, OR your iPhone, or your iPad or Android devices.

CLICK HERE to ORDER Cajun Cooking Made Easy

I know how it feels to be a newlywed and not know how to cook… When I met my husband about all I could cook was frozen waffles – and I burned them about half the time.  And I’ve melted more than one pot on the stove attempting to boil water back in the day…

Maybe you’re new to cooking, and need a crash-course in how to make some “simple” but exciting and great-tasting meals for your family…

Or, maybe you’re already pretty good in the kitchen, and just want to add some variety and flair to the great meals you’re already making for your family…

Either way, Cajun Cooking Made Easy is your easy solution, with 101 great Louisiana Cajun and Creole southern style home-cooking recipes that you can serve your family and friends tonight.

And here’s what makes Beryl Stokes’ Cajun cookbook different from all the rest…

Every Cajun recipe comes with a link to Beryl’s Cajun Cooking TV website, where you can watch step-by-step videos showing you exactly how to make your amazing new dinners.

On top of that, you can get your questions answered by Beryl on our Cajun Cooking TV website and also join our Cajun Cooking TV Facebook group.

Here’s a brief summary of what you’ll gain access to:

– Recipes: 101 easy-to-make great-tasting Cajun and Southern-style recipes you can serve tonight…
– Secrets: Three “secrets” that will make everything you cook taste dramatically better…
– Videos: 92 and counting videos so you can look over Beryl’s shoulder while she’s making your new favorites…
– Website: CajunCookingTV blog where you can contact Beryl, comment, and get your questions answered…
Facebook: You can join our Facebook group for up to the minute recipes, updates, and information relevant to your cooking interests…
– Recipe Club: You can join our FREE Recipe Club, and you’ll receive a different recipe by email every two weeks of an exciting dish you can make for your family…
– And more: I don’t want to ramble on, you get the picture, this is way more than “just” a great Cajun cookbook…

So, if you’re ready to learn how to cook like a Cajun from the bayou country…

and to add a bunch of great Cajun and Louisiana home-cooking recipes to your repertoire…

and/or add some variety to your dinner lineup…

then Cajun Cooking Made Easy is for you.

CLICK HERE to Order Cajun Cooking Made Easy from Amazon

Beryl Stokes

Triple Berry Bread Pudding

[ 0 ] July 18, 2016

Triple Berry Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is mainstay dessert item on restaurant menus in Louisiana.  Bread pudding comes in many different forms, but it’s basically bread, cream, sugar, eggs, raisins, and cinnamon.

Triple Berry Bread Pudding

I was never a fan of bread pudding as a child growing up in Springfield, Louisiana.  My mom used to make it when our loaf of white Holsum sandwich bread got stale.  I just thought she was re-purposing old bread and I didn’t like the taste or the custard texture either.

Many years later, I had bread pudding for the first time in a restaurant in Baton Rouge.  The featured dessert was bread pudding with a whiskey sauce.  I was still not a fan, but it was very good.

Homemade Cajun Seasoning Salt-Free

[ 2 ] July 16, 2016

Beryl’s Homemade Cajun Seasoning (Salt-Free)

Beryl's Cajun Seasoning Everybody knows that good Cajun food is “highly seasoned”, or “spicy”, but do you know what “highly seasoned” and “spicy” really mean? Most people think that “spicy” means “hot” – as in lots of red pepper or like a jalapeno pepper. Not so fast…

In Cajun and Creole cooking, “highly seasoned” and “spicy” means we use lots of seasonings (spices) to add lots of flavor to our dishes. They are not necessarily “hot with pepper”.

As you go through our recipes, you’ll notice that many (if not most) call for Cajun Seasoning, or “Tony’s”.