| Food and Drink Board|| Where to watch baseball game tonight? - GRITSBabe on 5/2/14 at 12:35 pm|
Baton Rouge Cox subscribers, what local food & drink establishments are showing the game tonight? I really don't want to impose on my AT&T Uverse friends.
| SEC Rant|| Did anyone else see what Finebaum did in the Game Day interview? - GRITSBabe on 12/7/13 at 9:36 am|
"Say Auburn BLOWS.....long pause....out Missouri in the SECCG.."
So funny to see him so bitter and having to say something nice.
Then the Gameday Crew- "He's not playing Russian roulette. He just can't hear over the Auburn band."
| Food and Drink Board|| Lafayette Dining Gurus: Need a suggestion for lunch - GRITSBabe on 4/1/13 at 5:35 pm|
Hosting a meeting over there in a couple of weeks, and the group wants to meet for lunch. Eight lovely ladies, no dainty appetites. Would like a spot where we can hear each other, and something not too far off the beaten path, since some of us are directionally challenged. Shabby chic/cheap are grea...
| Food and Drink Board|| I'm boycotting Superior Grill - GRITSBabe on 11/16/12 at 9:06 pm|
I was headed to work yesterday morning. I work around the corner. It's not bad for lunch or a margarita after work. I've been a loyal customer since they moved to BR from Shreveport, despite the fact that the prices are too high and the food has gone downhill. But to the d--k head in the black King ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Thanksgiving Lunch- What restaurants in BR are open? - GRITSBabe on 11/15/12 at 6:58 pm|
Gotta work and don't have time to cook. Want to take the in-laws somewhere....
| Food and Drink Board|| Made first gumbo of the season Saturday. - GRITSBabe on 9/17/12 at 4:25 pm|
Chicken and andouille, all from scratch. There's nothing more satisfying than making a good roux. Football season has finally arrived. Ahhh. ...
| Tiger Rant|| who and when is baseball today - GRITSBabe on 3/10/12 at 3:48 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| I think we need a Crawfish & Beer Board - GRITSBabe on 2/3/12 at 3:33 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| Why does everyone on here hate Mike Andersons? - GRITSBabe on 7/15/11 at 3:25 pm|
I don't understand it. I know the wait is a pain and the prices are pretty high, but I've always thought it was a good option for ole time BR fried seafood and gumbo....
| Food and Drink Board|| Hey Count! How do you cook SGR? - GRITSBabe on 5/13/11 at 6:24 pm|
Help! Mr. Grits brought home SGR instead of Mahatma. I made Mexican rice, cooked it for 20 minutes and it's still chewy. Did 2 cups water: 1 cup rice. What did I do wrong?...
| O-T Lounge|| BRCC Chancellor quit today... - GRITSBabe on 4/15/11 at 7:48 am|
In an email to the campus this morning:
"After nine years as Chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College, I have decided to accept the position of Chancellor of St. Louis Community College, a founding member of the League for Innovation."...
| Help Board|| What's going on with Photobucket - GRITSBabe on 4/13/11 at 4:45 pm|
Why do I and some other posters have a message box in our avatar space saying photobucket is doing some work right now and my image will be back soon?
| Help Board|| Can we consolidate the 1 million daily crawfish threads on the FDB? - GRITSBabe on 4/7/11 at 4:25 pm|
Wouldn't it be a great idea if we could have just one giant stickied crawfish thread? (at least until June) Where people could discuss where to get crawfish in BR, NO, Austin, Houston, Gonzales, Port Allen, Houma and Nome. Where psople could debate the always burning questions of to sprinkle or not...
| Food and Drink Board|| Why I like Fleming's... - GRITSBabe on 4/7/11 at 2:13 pm|
[link=(http://email.flemingssteakhouse.com/v?xncPPPnEPWPPPvH)]Fleming's Wine Dinner[/link]
Featuring Frank Family Vineyard wines.
ETA: Thanks P'man- I'm half asleep! :snoozer:...
| Food and Drink Board|| Is Chicago Al okay? - GRITSBabe on 3/29/11 at 9:23 am|
I heard on Walton & Johnson this morning that Chicago Al had a heart attack. Can anybody confirm this? ...
| O-T Lounge|| LA BOR Approves SUNO/UNO Merger - GRITSBabe on 3/15/11 at 1:49 pm|
[link=(http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/breaking/Regents-narrowly-OK-SUNO-UNO-merger.html)]2the advocate link[/link]
| Food and Drink Board|| Cole Slaw Recipe for Gris Gris - GRITSBabe on 3/12/11 at 12:48 pm|
Here's the cole slaw recipe I promised yesterday. It's really a broccoli slaw, but I've made it with cabbage as well. Both are good. The dressing is slightly sweet. I had it as a side to gumbo at a party and it was a big hit.
2 - 12 oz packages of broccoli or cole slaw mix
1 cup mayo (Hell...
| Food and Drink Board|| What is a cereal you loved as a child but haven't had in ages? - GRITSBabe on 3/11/11 at 2:24 pm|
Do you think you would still like it?
Mine: Cap'n Crunch, Life, Froot Loops
Never cared much for [b]Count Chocula [/b] or Cocoa Krispies. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Harry & David at Tanger Mall has closed! - GRITSBabe on 3/4/11 at 2:22 pm|
I love their pears, and now I'll have to pay full price plus shipping. :wah:...
| Food and Drink Board|| How do you cook turnip greens? - GRITSBabe on 2/28/11 at 12:32 pm|
Yes, I know I need to turn in my NELA FDB membership card, but I've never cooked turnip greens. I THINK I know how, but I'm not sure. I picked a nice mess at my brother's house on Saturday and I want to cook some to have with my red beans and rice and cornbread tonight. I have ham, pork sausage, ham...
| Food and Drink Board|| I need a theme for a couple's shower - GRITSBabe on 2/14/11 at 9:26 am|
I'm hosting a foodie shower for my niece and her fiance. I need a theme for the food. She's not a big fan of Mexican, so that's out. Anybody got any hot ideas? ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Did anyone dine or drink at TJ Ribs on Acadian last night? - GRITSBabe on 1/28/11 at 11:29 am|
What did you have?...
| Outdoor Board|| Update on Ken Emory - Search tomorrow, area hunters asked to help - GRITSBabe on 1/7/11 at 12:29 pm|
FB Message from Ken's wife Shari:
We will be conducting another foot/atv/horseback search this Saturday. We are staging at our home at 351 Murray Circle in West Monroe at 9 am. If you hunt or have hunted anywhere around the Caples Rd area you are VERY NEEDED however all are NEEDED. There is still s...
| Food and Drink Board|| Zapps Merging with Utz - GRITSBabe on 1/6/11 at 5:02 pm|
Nooooo!!! Ron must be rolling over. It didn't take them long, did it?
GRAMERCY – The president of Zapp’s potato chips says they will stay in Gramercy after the company agreed to join with another snack food company out of Pennsylvania.
Rod Olson told News 2 that they signed a letter of intent ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Half off at Hunan - GRITSBabe on 12/30/10 at 11:45 am|
Bargain Bee has $30 Hunan for $15 today. They do a fun Chinese New Year celebration in Feb....
| Food and Drink Board|| Royal Riviera Pears - GRITSBabe on 12/29/10 at 9:13 pm|
Picked up 3 boxes of these (sharing w/ family) at Harry & David at Tanger Mall today. Just ate my first one of the year. Sweet ecstasy! Anyone else consider these a mandatory part of the holiday season? BTW- they're on sale. B/C mine were ripe and I had a coupon, I paid $7.50/5 lb box. :dude:...
| O-T Lounge|| Friend's husband missing - Ouachita Parish - GRITSBabe on 12/26/10 at 9:17 pm|
My friend's husband has been missing in N. LA since Dec 22. He's the one on the right (beard) in the photo. They've been doing air and ground searches in the woods and swamps around West Monroe. If you have any information or can help with the search, please contact the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Off...
| Outdoor Board|| Friend's husband missing - Ouachita Parish - GRITSBabe on 12/26/10 at 8:22 pm|
My friend's husband has been missing in N. LA since Dec 21. He's the one on the right (beard) in the photo. They've been doing air and ground searches in the woods and swamps i...
| Food and Drink Board|| Holiday Recipe Thread - GRITSBabe on 12/21/10 at 4:11 pm|
I've noticed several good holiday/entertaining recipes on the board today. Thought I would combine them into a thread and let people add if they like.
Oyster and Mushroom Soup
1 large white onion (finely chopped)
1 large green bell pepper (finely chopped)
4 or 5 stalks o...
| Food and Drink Board|| Potato Salad Advice - Gumbo version - GRITSBabe on 12/21/10 at 2:51 pm|
My brother wants to serve potato salad with our annual seafood gumbo dinner on Thursday. My version tends to be full of crunchies and other delights. Does anyone have a recipe they use for gumbo-side potato salad? Or a store brand that would work?