The Cook Shop Cajun Parmesan Asparagus

The Cook Shop Cajun Parmesan Asparagus

Kara Johnson

https://spark.adobe.com/page/XwRwYRMtrkwAo/ This asparagus is so good, even your children will love it! The Cook Shop Cajun Parmesan Asparagus recipe is easy to make and the results will make your ...

The Cook Shop Whole Chicken and the Fixings!

The Cook Shop Whole Chicken and the Fixings!

Kara Johnson

Yaka Mein and a Tale of Two China Towns

Yaka Mein and a Tale of Two China Towns

Kara Johnson

Yaka Mein, Ya-ka-mein, Yakamein, Yakamee, Yaka Meat and Old Sober are all different expressions of the same dish.  Many claim it has mystical healing powers such that it can cure a hangover with a...

A Casual Connoisseur's Guide to Creole and Cajun Cuisine

A Casual Connoisseur's Guide to Creole and Cajun Cuisine

Kara Johnson

  New Orleans is famous for its world class, one of a kind cuisine, but its cuisine is actually comprised of two different kinds of cooking.  They are Creole and Cajun.  I grew up loving my uncle ...

THE COOK SHOP: NOW & THEN

THE COOK SHOP: NOW & THEN

Kara Johnson

 Let me take this opportunity to formally introduce myself. My name is Kara Johnson, and as the saying goes, I was born and raised in New Orleans. I’m an attorney, entrepreneur, food and lifestyle...

Shrimp & Grits

Shrimp & Grits

Kara Johnson

Shrimp & Grits are a staple in the world of New Orleans inspired cuisine. The dish itself has extended beyond the bayous and into fine dining establishments the world over. Voted the #3 dish on...

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