Want to capture the cuisine of New Orleans? Here it is! Now you can re-create that special Crescent City magic right in your own kitchen. In the same manner and style of The Little Gumbo Book, a
This one is not Brooksie's, but pretty close. This is the recipe of a Delta woman, my best friend's mama, who married a New York Dr. (Joe Baum's (Windows on the World) nephew, come to think of it) in Lafayette during the war. She could cook. Lord, she could cook. She had the first commercial stove in a home kitchen that I ever saw. She knew what to do with it. Sadly, she passed a few years ago, but her recipes live on.This one has no tomatoes. While I have some recipes that do, this is pretty close to the traditional deal, I think. (and yes, it's got a can of mushroom soup in it, and I use it, but if you just hate cans and can't deal with it make a white roux (beurre blanc) with 1/2 cup of butter and 1/2 cup flour -but the soups easier and better)
[ March 30, 2008; ]
|March 30, 2008|
Cooks prepare the meal on-site and vie for the championship title, along with music and dancing.
When: March 30.
Where: Eunice, LA- Northwest Community Center Pavilion.
More info: 337-457-7389 or www.eunice-la.com.