| Food and Drink Board|| MeridianDog - Frostop Questions - Stadium Rat on 5/14/13 at 7:39 am|
[quote]I did a stint as a hamburger chef (grill man) in a Frostop burger place while in high school. i could clean two griddles, strain the fryer grease and mop the kitchen in less than 20 minutes at end of shift. My boss loved me because I kept the grill line squeaky clean. I was skilled at both Lo...
| Food and Drink Board|| Breakfast at City Diner w/pics - Stadium Rat on 5/5/13 at 12:33 pm|
Had breakfast at City Diner in Elmwood, home of the pizza-sized pancake.
Kinda empty by the time we got there (9:30).
Pizza-sized pancake. 1 for $3 or stack of 3 for $5. They are delicious aside from being quite a value....
| Food and Drink Board|| Any FDers Competing in the Jambalaya Festival Cookoff? - Stadium Rat on 5/5/13 at 7:20 am|
It's in a couple of weeks.
By the way, "FDers" is pronounced "feeders".
| Food and Drink Board|| For Serious BBQers Only - Stadium Rat on 4/28/13 at 10:57 am|
Here is a website that offers free software that let's you keep intricate records of all your BBQing. You can track your successes and failures and fine tune your technique. Record type of wood, cooker, ambient temp, target temp, method notes, photos and just about any relevant factor involved. I w...
| Food and Drink Board|| Can You Guess What Food This Is? - Stadium Rat on 4/14/13 at 12:37 pm|
First correct answer wins a Creole cookbook.
| Food and Drink Board|| My Final Meal at Charlie's Seafood Today (w/ pics & video link) - Stadium Rat on 4/12/13 at 3:37 pm|
Mrs. Rat and I changed our minds about the French Quarter Fest and went for a final meal at Charlie's instead. It was great of course.
WWL-TV was on the premises for a story that will air tonight on the news at 6pm.
| Food and Drink Board|| Easy Bacon Pancakes - Stadium Rat on 4/11/13 at 8:44 am|
| Food and Drink Board|| Affordable Backyard Pizza Oven - Stadium Rat on 4/11/13 at 8:37 am|
| Food and Drink Board|| How to Cook Scrambled Eggs in the Shell - Stadium Rat on 4/2/13 at 8:40 am|
You need a long sleeve T-shirt and some twine.
| Food and Drink Board|| Recipe: Vegan Jambalaya with Andouille - Stadium Rat on 4/1/13 at 8:03 am|
[b]Vegan Jambalaya with Vegan Andouille[/b]
3 Tbs oil (sunflower, safflower, canola, etc.)
2 cups vegan andouille-style sausage, sliced (recipe follows)
2 cups onions, chopped (about 1 large)
1 cup celery, chopp...
| Food and Drink Board|| Marinating Chicken - Stadium Rat on 3/26/13 at 6:56 am|
| Food and Drink Board|| Pastalaya Help - Stadium Rat on 3/5/13 at 8:13 am|
I received this question in an email about the Jambalaya Calculator and I thought I'd throw it out here:
[quote]This may sound like a stupid question but here goes. I'm cooking a pastalaya for our youth group fund raiser. I am using a 30 gal pot. I usually use 30 lbs rice, 60 lbs pork, 30 lbs sausa...
| Food and Drink Board|| McDonald's Secret Sauce Officially Revealed - Stadium Rat on 3/3/13 at 5:03 pm|
In case you missed this (as I did till now) the ingredients in McDonald's Big Mac Sauce have been revealed.
Here is my guess at the proportions:
1/2 cup mayo
1 Tbsp sweet pickle relish
1 tsp yellow mustard
2 tsp white wine v...
| Food and Drink Board|| Pair Any Dish to a Perfect Wine (Chart) - Stadium Rat on 2/20/13 at 8:07 am|
I know nothing about wine, so this is right up my alley:
[link=(http://winefolly.com/tag/posters/)]Other Infographic Wine Post...
| Food and Drink Board|| Review - Sandros Trattoria (Metairie) - Stadium Rat on 2/16/13 at 5:18 pm|
My wife and I delayed our V Day dinner until today at lunch. We went to Sandros on Veterans across from Lafreniere Park.
We had eggplant sticks for our appetizer. We both got Veal Parmesan for our entree. Mrs. Rat had a Ceasar Salad and I had Tomato Basil Soup.
To cut to the chase, everythi...
| Food and Drink Board|| 2 ingredient Foods - Stadium Rat on 2/16/13 at 9:25 am|
[link=(http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/34-insanely-simple-two-ingredient-recipes/)]34 Insanely Simple Two-Ingredient Recipes[/link]
| Food and Drink Board|| Zuppardo's Valentine's Day Ribeyes - Stadium Rat on 2/14/13 at 7:43 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| The Solution to All Your Cereal Eating Problems - Stadium Rat on 2/13/13 at 9:37 pm|
[quote]Eating a bowlful of limp, lame oats is a sad, sad reality for many breakfast-eaters, but there is hope. Imagine a world where you can prepare cereal with milk, go about your business for about half an hour and come back to a still crunchy bunch of flakes. This, my friends, can be a glorious r...
| Food and Drink Board|| Tried the New Romano Italian Street Food on Vets near Clearview - Stadium Rat on 2/8/13 at 1:23 pm|
Was very good for what it aspires to be. It's exactly like [b]Chipotle [/b]except with Italian ingredients instead of Mexican. The layout and seating is similar to [b]Chipotle[/b], too.They're having their Grand Opening now.
First you choose whether you want a "Piadina" (wrap), pasta bowl, or s...
| Food and Drink Board|| Anybody Want to Inhale Your Cocktail? - Stadium Rat on 2/4/13 at 2:58 pm|
[quote]The Vaportini provides a revolutionary way of consuming alcohol. It is inhaled rather than swallowed. It is smooth and flavorful, the subtleties of the individual spirits are apparent. It is absorbed directly into the bloodstream ...
| Off-Topic Board|| LSU Fan Conducts His Own Sting To Catch Craigslist Scammer - Stadium Rat on 1/23/13 at 10:30 am|
| Food and Drink Board|| Bean Cooking Tip Turns Out to be True - Stadium Rat on 1/20/13 at 10:17 am|
I grew up eating [b]Campbell's Bean With Bacon Soup [/b]and I have made many attempts at cooking a homemade version of it. One of the problems I had with it was that the Navy Beans would get soft, but the skins would not, ruining the texture of the soup.
I recently read the [b]Cook's Illustrated...
| Food and Drink Board|| Tried Theo's Pizza for the First Time - Stadium Rat on 1/19/13 at 6:07 pm|
All I can say is I don't know how anyone could put this place on a "Best Pizza" list. The crust was relatively thin, but anyone could duplicate it in a home oven, probably even without a pizza stone....
| Food and Drink Board|| Be Kind To Your Seafood - Stadium Rat on 1/18/13 at 6:42 pm|
[link=(http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/news/6356/be-kind-your-seafood-study-urges)]Crustaceans Feel Pain[/link]...
| Food and Drink Board|| Mini Lasagna Cupcakes (w/ Pics) - Stadium Rat on 1/11/13 at 8:56 pm|
Decided to try some mini lasagna cupcakes tonight. Here's the final product.
The bigger ones gotta be easier to make.
| Food and Drink Board|| Lasagna "Cupcakes" - Stadium Rat on 1/9/13 at 5:47 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| What is Your Normal Trinity Ratio? - Stadium Rat on 1/8/13 at 8:02 pm|
Many of you know, I am a ratio-type person. What is your normal ratio when you use the trinity? I always thought the default ratio was 2 parts onion, 1 part celery, 1 part green pepper.
Is that your ratio for all recipes or do you use a different ratio all the time or do you vary it depending ...
| Food and Drink Board|| How to Make Easy Crawfish Bread (w/ Pics) - Stadium Rat on 1/3/13 at 11:27 am|
I made some Crawfish Bread a couple of nights ago and thought I'd share. It's very easy.
| Food and Drink Board|| Post Your Best Culinary Christmas Gifts - Stadium Rat on 12/25/12 at 9:11 am|
Santa came through for me with exactly what I wanted:
[link=(http://www.amazon.com/DorkFood-DSV-Temperature-Controller-Sous-vide/dp/B0088OTON4/ref=cm_cmu_pg_t)]Temperature Controller for Sous-vide[/link]
Merry Christmas all!...
| Food and Drink Board|| Bayou Cajuns vs Prairie Cajuns - Stadium Rat on 12/22/12 at 4:20 pm|
What are the main differences between their Cajun dishes?
This is what I think, but not being Cajun myself, I stand to be corrected.
Don't use celery as much
Some eat potato salad or eggs in their gumbo
More likely to use crawfish over shrimp
Courir de Mardi Gras (b...