I suppose I’m starting to collect cajun spices. There are all kinds of recipes for making your own and I think I’ll try doing that after the ones I have at home are finished.
Cajun Redhead is my current favorite. Honestly, I have a hard time not thinking about it. Every meal we eat, I can’t stop thinking about Cajun Redhead. Every meal we have, I wish I had it. We didn’t bring any with us because it’s made here in Lake Charles and I figured I could get it at any store but Walmart doesn’t have it and neither does the main grocery store where we stop. What’s up with that?
These are two more that I bought to try. Jimbeaux’s Bayou Dust and Ragin’ Cajun Fixin’s All Purpose Cajun Seasoning.
Of course, I’ll report back on my feelings about these two.
It’s a long shot, but if there are any Firehouse Subs, they do carry some spicy things, I’ve noticed. Here, they do, anyway.
Nelle Coursey says
I can’t believe you can’t get it in the city it is made in. Do they have an office or building where they make it? Could you possibly go to the main office to get some??
On Cajun Redhead website they list 10 stores in Lake Charles that carry it. None here in ALabama
Judy Laquidara says
Yes, I had already looked online but none of those places are places I go and most aren’t anywhere real close to where I am. I had assumed the major grocery stores would have it. You can order it. I ordered a case of it and gave some as gifts but have plenty at home. I didn’t bring any because I thought it would be easy to find. One of the ones I bought today is also made in Lake Charles and it is in the major grocery stores. Weird.
Rebecca in SoCal says
No honor at home, eh?
Rebecca in SoCal says
I just looked up the Cajun Redhead mix, and it does look good, with allspice, coriander (some people don’t like), and celery!
I’ll bet there are as many recipes for Cajun seasoning mixes as there are Cajun cooks.
Our friends in Shreveport gave us Creative Cajun Cooking brand Proche (Cajun French for, almost) Magic Swamp Dust which has salt, garlic, onion, black pepper, white pepper, red pepper and lemon. We have enjoyed using it. I think it is the name that attracts me. By the way McCall patterns are $1.99 at Hobby Lobby.
I love the name of the one on the left: “Bayou Dust”. It sounds really interesting!