| Food and Drink Board|| Creole Tomatoes Today - Stadium Rat on 7/26/14 at 8:27 pm|
My wife and I took a ride to Belle Chasse today and stopped at the vegetable stand across from the airbase. They still had some creoles for $10 a box.
We got a over-stuffed box of discounted "seconds" that were very ripe and ready to go. 27 Creole Tomatoes for 8 bucks! And every reason to dig ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Is Store-Bought Mayonnaise Canned? - Stadium Rat on 7/25/14 at 11:30 am|
What I'm asking is whether it is heat/pressure processed? If so, how do they keep from ruining the texture, etc. If not, how are we able to store unopened jars without refrigeration?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Pickle Popcicles - Stadium Rat on 7/20/14 at 8:51 pm|
Take some dill pickles and juice, puree them, maybe add some water and or sugar, then freeze in popcicle molds.
| Food and Drink Board|| Tried Some Mamita's Hot Tamales Today - Stadium Rat on 7/19/14 at 2:42 pm|
Got 2 dozen at the stop in Metairie (Cleary & Vets from noon to 2 pm) today. They were not much like Manuel's Tamales. I was surprised because some much has been made of their link to Manuel Hernandez.
Supposedly, almost a hundred years ago, he worked for t...
| Food and Drink Board|| This Would Be a Cool Experience - Corinne Dunbar's - Stadium Rat on 7/19/14 at 9:40 am|
[quote]Corinne Dunbar served her customers as if they were guests at a party in her home. Everyone arrived at the same time, was greeted by a maid and a butler, and seated in one of the Belle Epoque-style parlors. Then the set menu of the night was served to every guest. Guests paid discreetly on th...
| Food and Drink Board|| Song About Manuel's Hot Tamale Wagon - Stadium Rat on 7/15/14 at 10:50 am|
| Food and Drink Board|| Tricks Restaurants Use To Make You Spend More Money - Stadium Rat on 7/15/14 at 7:47 am|
[quote]Here are 11 of the sneakiest psychological tricks restaurants use to make you spend more money:
| Food and Drink Board|| Former Oki Nago Location . . - Stadium Rat on 7/14/14 at 2:01 pm|
. . . is now an asian market called "Golden City Asian Market". It's supposed to be super clean and rival Hong Kong Market for quality and selection.
Anybody been there yet?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Sale on Open-box Thermapens - $74 - Stadium Rat on 7/12/14 at 3:49 pm|
Public service announcement, not spam....
| Food and Drink Board|| What's Your Favorite "Trash Fish" to Eat? - Stadium Rat on 7/8/14 at 10:21 pm|
I don't fish anymore, but when I was a kid and we'd catch fish, there was no fish my dad wouldn't have us eat. Many times, today's trash fish are tomorrow's fish fad.
[link=(http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/features/food/9615086-171/ian-mcnulty-talkin-trash-fish)]Article on trash fish for di...
| Food and Drink Board|| Ralph Brennan unopposed in purchase of Brennan's name - Stadium Rat on 7/8/14 at 9:46 pm|
[quote]In less than 24 hours, restaurateur Ralph Brennan will bring the name Brennan's back to 417 Royal St., barring very unusual circumstances. The assets of Brennan's Inc., the company th...
| Food and Drink Board|| For All You Food Experimenters Out There . . . - Stadium Rat on 7/3/14 at 5:25 pm|
You can get French's Red Hot Wing Sauce, Cattleman's BBQ sauce, Worcestershire sauce and French's Classic Yellow prepared mustard and Dijon Mustard all in a dry form.
| Food and Drink Board|| Jaques Pepin Teaches 2 Kinds of Omelets - Stadium Rat on 7/1/14 at 7:40 pm|
Jacques Pepin, the legendary French chef, is seen here cooking two different omelets: one country style, and one French style. The primary differences between the two are the size of the curd beaten into the egg, and the seasoning in the French version.
[quote]This is how you should cook an omele...
| Food and Drink Board|| UK Wants to Overturn US Haggis Ban - Stadium Rat on 6/30/14 at 8:22 pm|
[quote]Haggis imports have been outlawed in the US since 1971.
The ban was put in place because the country's food standards agency prohibits sheep lungs - one of the key ingredients of haggis - in food produ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Weird Dishes Vol 236 - Fried Green Olives - Stadium Rat on 6/29/14 at 1:44 pm|
[b]Fried Green Olives[/b]
1 large egg
3/4 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs (unseasoned)
24 large, pitted green olives, with or without stuffing
Vegetable or canola oil for frying,...
| Food and Drink Board|| Al Scramuzza Now Selling His Crawfish Boil Mix - Stadium Rat on 6/24/14 at 7:54 pm|
[quote]Al Scramuzza's Seafood City was established in 1950, in 1994 the store was closed taking the authentic taste down with it ....or so we thought. The "Crawfish King" has decided to wait no longer to give his very own seafood ...
| Food and Drink Board|| New Orleans Recipes for the Slow Cooker - New Cookbook - Stadium Rat on 6/20/14 at 1:26 pm|
People on this board are always asking for slow cooker recipes. Here is a (fairly) new cookbook that might help.
[b]Baronne Street Bruscialoni[/b]
Makes to 4 to 6 ser...
| Food and Drink Board|| Is This Real or an Illusion? - Taste of Food Varies by Who Made It - Stadium Rat on 6/16/14 at 6:31 pm|
Although I like to cook and think I do a good job at it, sometimes the same dish with the same recipe and ingredients seems to taste better if someone made it for me, rather than me making it for myself.
I especially notice this with sandwiches.
Do any of you notice this?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Crawfish may experience anxiety - Stadium Rat on 6/14/14 at 9:53 am|
[quote]Researchers in France have found that crayfish seem to show anxiety, a feeling previously thought to be too complex for these primitive animals.
It follows a number of studies that suggest that...
| Food and Drink Board|| Would You Be in Favor of This? - Stadium Rat on 6/9/14 at 4:32 pm|
A Kentucky restaurant has opened with a "no tipping" policy, paying servers either $10/hour or 20% of their sales, whichever is higher.
[quote]"I've heard the horror stories – $3 left on a $100 tab," he said. "How much a server makes has nothing to do with how hard they work. Servers had quit bec...
| Food and Drink Board|| Any of You Chef Types Know What Happened to Kid Creole? - Stadium Rat on 6/8/14 at 8:44 pm|
Shut down pretty quick and now it's just a gas station....
| Food and Drink Board|| Louisiana Seafood Experts (video) - Stadium Rat on 6/6/14 at 2:10 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| Alton Brown Coming to the Saenger in October - Stadium Rat on 6/2/14 at 3:27 pm|
[quote]Alton Brown, the meticulous, intense and slightly offbeat TV food personality, will bring his "Alton Brown Live! The Edible Tour" to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Oct. 24. Tickets (...
| Food and Drink Board|| Interesting Cross-over Show Tonight - Stadium Rat on 6/1/14 at 7:43 pm|
On Spike TV at 8 pm CDT, "Hungry Investors". John Besh is on it. Sounds like a cross between Shark Tank and Kitchen Nightmares.
ETA: Repeats at 11....
| Food and Drink Board|| Chow Masters at 8 pm Tonight on Travel Channel - NO PoBoys - Stadium Rat on 5/27/14 at 7:25 pm|
In case you're interested.
Also on at 11 pm....
| Food and Drink Board|| What is the best foodie film of all time? TP Poll - Stadium Rat on 5/22/14 at 8:15 pm|
“Eat Drink Man Woman”
“Julie and Julia”
“Jiro Dreams of Sushi”
“Like Water for Chocolate”
| Food and Drink Board|| Interesting Cauliflower Recipe - Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower - Stadium Rat on 5/19/14 at 1:19 pm|
[quote]Roasted cauliflower? Been there, done that. But roasting a whole head of cauliflower? Now we’ve got your attention. This recipe has you slathering cauliflower in a spicy yogurt marinade and roasting...
| Food and Drink Board|| Chicken Wrap Ideas, Please - Stadium Rat on 5/13/14 at 7:59 pm|
My wife has decided I have to make her lunch to bring to work. I always do what she says.
Please give me some ideas on chicken wraps to make. I've make buffalo wraps with blue cheese dressing and wing sauce that she likes. What else?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Badia Complete Seasoning "Sazon Completa" - Stadium Rat on 5/7/14 at 11:24 am|
I've been curious about this having seen it on the shelf many times. Yesterday, I pulled the trigger and plopped down my buck fifty. Now, what do I use it on? A quick taste tells me...
| Food and Drink Board|| FYI - World's Largest Crawfish Boil May 10 - Cheap - Stadium Rat on 5/2/14 at 4:51 pm|
Crawfish is only $3 for 3 lbs!