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Gambas Clemenceau

This is my take on Shrimp Clemenceau, inspired by the dish made famous by Dooky Chase and Galatoire’s restaurants in New Orleans.  I’ve added a poached egg for an elegant brunch dish.  It really is too bad that eggs are … Continue reading

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Poached Egg New Orleans

Shrimp Clemenceau is a New Orleans specialty, usually made with shrimp, asparagus, mushrooms and fried potatoes.  The last time I made this, at Chef Dave’s suggestion, I substituted mirliton for the fried potatoes.  This time I substituted aubergine for the … Continue reading

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Quick Gambas with Soba Noodles

For most of my adult life I’ve suffered from Calientephobia or fear of a hot kitchen.  This crippling disease can cause profuse sweating, irritability and has wrecked marriages.  That’s why the majority of kitchens I have worked in have been … Continue reading

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Sarkozy’s Oysters Banh Mi

I guess I forgot to note in my last post on taboureich or rose oysters that these are supposed to be Sarkozy’s favorite oysters. http://atomic-temporary-17826715.wpcomstaging.com/2011/08/15/step-away-from-the-fish-market/   When we were back in the fish market today, the owner mentioned this again.  Yeah, … Continue reading

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Step Away From the Fish Market!

The bank machine took my card today because I had a senior moment and transposed the code numbers.   Guess what?   It’s a holiday here (Assumption) and the bank is closed until tomorrow.  Unfazed, I went home, got Jade, … Continue reading

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