| Food and Drink Board|| How to Make Powdered Alcohol at Home - Stadium Rat on 4/24/14 at 12:08 pm|
[quote] The trick . . . is to start with a highly sorbent powder as a base, and add alcohol to it -- just enough so that the alcohol is fully soaked up, but the powder remains powdery.[/quote]...
| Food and Drink Board|| New Alton Brown Series - Stadium Rat on 4/23/14 at 9:35 am|
It's called "Cooksmart" and it's on the web.
| Food and Drink Board|| "Creole Gumbo" from Outside New Orleans - Stadium Rat on 4/22/14 at 10:51 am|
Wish Marcelle Bienvenu was on this board to answer this.
Aren't there Creoles that lived outside of New Orleans? After all, Tony's Seasoning is called Tony Chachere's [b]Creole[/b] Seasoning, and he was from Opelousas....
| Food and Drink Board|| NO Hamburger and Seafood Co. - Stadium Rat on 4/18/14 at 7:12 pm|
Say what you want about chains, we had a tremendous Good Friday lunch there today. I had the Eggplant Stack fried eggplant discs stacked with fried green tomato and crab cakes, topped with an etouffee-like crawfish and mushroom sauce.
Mom had the thin fried catfish. I tasted some and it was the ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Louisiana Cottage Food Law Proposed - Stadium Rat on 4/17/14 at 11:55 am|
[quote]The bill: House Bill 775, sponsored by committee chair Rep. Scott Simon, R-Abita Springs, creates the "Louisiana Cottage Food Law." The proposed law exempts from the state's sanitary code a number of foods defined in the bill as low risk foods. The following foods were specifically listed:
| Food and Drink Board|| Gonzales Jambalaya - Stadium Rat on 4/14/14 at 6:01 pm|
Sorry, [b]pochejp[/b], you've been superseded. :rotflmao:
Don't forget the Liquid Smoke and Kitchen Bouquet....
| Food and Drink Board|| Would You Eat This? (Pic) New Info added - Stadium Rat on 4/14/14 at 1:07 pm|
For me, no. Ground meat should not be eaten that rare.
ETA: Found out it was cooked by sous vide....
| Food and Drink Board|| Anybody Got a Good Cajun Pork Neckbone Stew Recipe? - Stadium Rat on 4/14/14 at 12:02 pm|
Picked up a pack just now. I want to something like I saw on the Bourdain show at the boucherie.
| Food and Drink Board|| 8 Vegetables That You Can Regrow - Stadium Rat on 4/12/14 at 10:12 pm|
Scallions - You can regrow scallions by leaving an inch attached to the roots and place them in a small glass with a little water in a well-lit room.
Garlic - When garlic begins to sprout, you can put them in a glass with a little water and grow garlic...
| Food and Drink Board|| How Do You Make Great Fried Eggplant? - Stadium Rat on 4/12/14 at 8:54 am|
My wife and I ate at Copeland's last night and I had a dish with fried eggplant. While it wasn't the best fried eggplant I ever had, it struck me how much better it was than what I have ever made at home. The best I ever had may have been at Fury's in Metairie.
So my question for you pros, how ...
| Food and Drink Board|| How to Peel a Carrot - Stadium Rat on 4/11/14 at 3:58 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| On Dr Phil in N.O. Right Now - Kitchen Nightmares Nightmare Couple - Stadium Rat on 4/9/14 at 4:08 pm|
You know that show where Ramsey walked off? Amy's Bakery in Arizona. They're on now, trying to justify their douchebaggery....
| Food and Drink Board|| Too Big For the Stovetop? - Stadium Rat on 4/9/14 at 11:15 am|
Thinking about getting this, but I want it only if I'd be able to use it on the stove to make jambalaya.
| Food and Drink Board|| The Richest, Most Powerful Families in the Food Business - Stadium Rat on 4/8/14 at 8:35 pm|
[quote]The McIlhenny Family
The Business: Tabasco hot sauce
The Fortune: The family’s historian, Shane Bernard, estimates the company’s net worth at $2 billion to $3 billion. (At $2.5 billion, that’s 626,566...
| Food and Drink Board|| Pepe's Frozen Pizza Dough - Stadium Rat on 4/8/14 at 1:18 pm|
[quote]I generally make all of my pizzas from scratch. They always came out great and tasted like the Fluer (sp) on government street. I knew a waitress who worked there years ago and she told me what she saw when she watched the cooksmaking the sauce, dough, etc. I followe...
| Food and Drink Board|| Tried Atomic Burger Today - Stadium Rat on 4/5/14 at 9:39 pm|
I thought the burger was very good. Best burger I had in a long time. But my wife's French Fries were way too salty, and she had a bathroom emergency about an hour later.
I had the same burger as her but had no problem. I think this place wants you to go through the drive through, and that's...
| Food and Drink Board|| Restaurant Impossible in BR on NOW - Stadium Rat on 4/5/14 at 1:05 pm|
It's a pizza place but I don't know the name.
ETA: Mama Della's...
| Food and Drink Board|| New Store, Kinda Like Sam's Without the Membership - Stadium Rat on 4/4/14 at 12:01 pm|
[b]Disclaimer[/b]: This is not spam and I have no interest in this business, I just think F&DBers would want to know.
If you like Sam's and Caire Restaurant Supply, you should know about this place on Jefferson Hwy in Harahan. I had been wondering about it, having passed it a few times.
| Food and Drink Board|| Some (but not all) Food-related Stuff to Do This Weekend - Stadium Rat on 4/4/14 at 7:16 am|
I was messing around with Google, and found these:
COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Herb Serendipity Day. Music by Joe Manuel beginning at 9:30 a.m.
JUNIOR LEAGUE KITCHEN TOUR: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Uptown and Old Metairie. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| How Many Times Has Chocolate/Cocoa Been "Cooked" Before It Goes In Your Mouth? - Stadium Rat on 4/2/14 at 7:47 pm|
My wife and I were contemplating this today. I say it must be about 10 times from the time the plant is cut.
(I'm on fire today in my posting, sorry.)...
| Food and Drink Board|| What Happens When You crack an Egg Underwater - Stadium Rat on 4/2/14 at 6:08 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| 1950's Food Abominations - Stadium Rat on 4/2/14 at 12:36 pm|
[quote]From Ham Banana Hollandaise and Lime Cheese Salad to the Liver Sausage Pineapple: Retro culinary abominations that we're happy to leave in the past.[/quote]
| Food and Drink Board|| Anybody Ever Had a Ham and Potato Salad Sandwich? - Stadium Rat on 4/2/14 at 9:13 am|
One of those sandwich makers like Sandwich Man used to make them. They were great.
What unusual or odd combinations have you heard of on sandwiches that turn out to be good...
| Food and Drink Board|| Fitzmorris New Restaurant Review - Stadium Rat on 4/1/14 at 5:55 pm|
[quote]The best restaurant in the history of New Orleans, which opened last month in Gentilly, seems to have made only one mistake: it has a name nobody will be able to remember.[/quote]
| Food and Drink Board|| Al Scramuzza Dusts Off Secret Crawfish Recipe After 20 Years - Stadium Rat on 4/1/14 at 9:27 am|
[quote]"Last time it was taken out it was before 1994. I'm now taking it out once again," Scramuzza said. "I actually retired from Seafood City in 1994, and people since 1994 have been asking me about my crawfish boil. They cannot duplicate it or get the taste of it anywhere."[/quote]
| Food and Drink Board|| Inside the Fridges of 11 Top New York Chefs. - Stadium Rat on 3/31/14 at 8:45 am|
Pabst Blue Ribbon?
| Food and Drink Board|| Jambalaya Calculator on Your Android Phone - Stadium Rat on 3/27/14 at 7:46 pm|
Microsoft released Office for android today for free. If you want to view Word, Excel or PowerPoint files like the Jambalaya Calculator, this will let you do it. [b]ETA: No it won't - it can't open protected documents, sorry.[/b]
| Food and Drink Board|| McDonalds Workers Defrauding LSU Students - Stadium Rat on 3/27/14 at 9:28 am|
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/home/8740302-125/lsu-police-say-students-targeted)]LSU police say students targeted in restaurant fraud scheme[/link]...
| Food and Drink Board|| The Art and Science of Cooking Muskrat (with Recipes) - Stadium Rat on 3/27/14 at 9:05 am|
[quote]This isn’t like bringing home meat from the grocery store. There is no stamp from the USDA existing between you and this eviscerated animal carcass thawing in your kitchen. It grimaces at you from its bare eye sockets, and two scaly claws and two scaly feet remain attached, clenched and pulle...
| Food and Drink Board|| The Rise of Egotarian Cuisine - Stadium Rat on 3/26/14 at 1:59 pm|
[quote]Something has gone wrong in our restaurant kitchens lately. Suddenly, a new breed of chefs seem to have decided that they should be cooking not for your pleasure but for their own. In this competitive, male-dominated school of cooking, the dishes that customers are served may be highly invent...