Local favorite Jay Ducote finally has a cookbook! With more than 150 tailgate approved outdoor recipes we know y'all are going to be excited for this one!
Ducote says his love of all things culinary started in college, when he cooked under the oak trees at LSU prior to football games. Over the years, Ducote’s popular tailgate parties showcased Cajun favorites, such as chicken and andouille gumbo, crawfish hushpuppies and fritters, grilled shrimp, and jambalaya, as well as a rich array of smoked and grilled meats. He has gone on to create specialty dishes, including Barbecue Popcorn, Crawfish Etouffee Arancini, Loaded Barbecue Cheese Fries, Pimento Cheese–Stuffed Jalapenos, and his award-winning Blackberry Bourbon Bone-In Boston Butt.
From Venison Grillades to Coconut Chili-Chocolate Tarts and much in between, Jay Ducote's Louisiana Outdoor Cooking features more than 150 recipes fun and easy enough to make in the backyard. It also tells the remarkable story of how this Baton Rouge-based chef achieved national culinary celebrity.