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This list is your own personal cheat code when it comes to mastering essential Cajun cooking terms from Louisiana! Seriously, this could elevate you to 'pro level' dishes for your friends and family.

Want to learn to cook like a Cajun but don't know where to start?

We've got you! Folks around the world flock to Louisiana for our bold and unique cuisine. Our food basically equals tourism. Our love of food is deeply embedded in our culture and let's face it, no one does comfort food like we do!

Food is 'community' in Louisiana and we like to share our dishes and make sure they have a little 'kick.' Want to cook like a Cajun? You're going to need more than just a can of Tony's. Spice things up in your own home with some of the most common words and phrases used in our kitchens across the state, what they mean, and the correct pronunciation from actual Cajuns so you don't sound like a goof!

Cajun Cuisine Decoded: Mastering Cooking Terms from Louisiana

Want to cook like a Cajun but you're not sure where to start? We're here to help!

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