| O-T Lounge|| re: Looking for Mt. Ranier Advice. - haricot rouge on 7/23/14 at 11:23 pm|
Just got back from Seattle area 2 days ago. We stayed north of Seattle in Shoreline and made a nice trip up to Bellingham and east up around Mt Baker. Easy and scenic drive to Artist Point - elevation 5100. Nice views of mountains and glacier and plenty of snow for kids. Road just opened on Ju...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Dinner recommendations near Lakefront Arena - haricot rouge on 7/8/14 at 12:00 am|
[quote]there is a decent place in the strip mall next to the arena but the name escapes me. Sassafrass I think. [/quote]
Sassafras is the name and it's pretty good. Both it and East of Italy are located in the strip mall across from Lakefront arena. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: T Boys - Mamou - haricot rouge on 7/4/14 at 11:31 pm|
Had some links of boudin from there a few weeks ago. Very good! Has a stronger liver taste than most others. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Cops - Blacked Out Suburban flashing lights to move people - haricot rouge on 7/3/14 at 8:36 pm|
[quote]FBI police was strange to me, almost seemed redundant. [/quote]
FBI Police man the entrance gate at the FBI Academy and most of the larger FBI offices.
Saw a group down here after Katrina. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: book recommendations: Katrina aftermath - haricot rouge on 7/2/14 at 8:17 pm|
[quote]Not sure if this is what you're looking for but I just finished Five Days at Memorial.
This book won the Putlizer Prize and I think it is well-deserved. It is well-written and riveting. I couldn't put it down. The first section describes the horror, anguish and hopeless emotions of the ho...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Beers I drank in Australia: - haricot rouge on 6/21/14 at 4:51 pm|
Did you see or try Castlemaine XXXX?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Stuck on Bonne Carre spillway bridge I 10 West - haricot rouge on 6/15/14 at 1:02 pm|
Just got on it. Thanks LSP.
Why not detour cars before Loyola????...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What is something you wish you could do with your father? - haricot rouge on 6/14/14 at 10:33 am|
My Dad passed when I was 19. Many things I would have loved to do or experience with him, but, if I had to pick one, it would be to cook. Would love to have prepped and cooked a big jambalaya, stew, grill or make fresh sausage/boudin while having a cold one........
| Food and Drink Board|| re: NOLA restaurants you wish were still open - haricot rouge on 6/1/14 at 8:59 pm|
Restaurant Mandich on St. Claude.......
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Discontinued foods you wish they'd bring back? - haricot rouge on 5/15/14 at 9:34 pm|
Frank 'n Stuff hotdogs
| O-T Lounge|| re: What obscure piece of Louisiana history do you know? - haricot rouge on 5/6/14 at 9:08 pm|
[quote]My grandpa remembers having blackouts on Grand Isle because there was German subs right off the coast [/quote]
German U-Boats were spotted as far up the River as Plaquemine Point south of Baton Rouge. The Civil Air Patrol pilots were ordered to not discuss the discovery. Guess not to cau...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Crazy Johnnies??? I'm confused - haricot rouge on 2/12/14 at 5:06 pm|
[quote]Their Filet Mignon Sandwich for lunch is money[/quote]
Even more money now... Had one last week and they raised the price to $11.95. Great sandwich, but $3.00 jump since "closing"??...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Purple Martins have arrived - haricot rouge on 2/5/14 at 5:22 pm|
[quote]how do you go about getting them to come to a new house. I was planning to put one up this year.[/quote]
Make sure the area where you put the house is not right next to any trees and has a clear fly-way. Purchase some Martin decoys and place on housing or on perching poles installed on th...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Got a Vacuum Sealer for Christmas.... Couple Questions - haricot rouge on 12/26/13 at 7:59 am|
I've tried a few, and FoodSaver works the best. This model looks fancy arse - mine does not stand up like that.
Don't use generic cheap bags. The FoodSaver brands are good quality and can get them for a good deal at Amazon.
I'll take it off your hands for $50 as well... :lol:...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Best (Better) Time Travel Movies? - haricot rouge on 12/22/13 at 10:46 pm|
The Time Traveler's Wife...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Sausage Makers - haricot rouge on 12/7/13 at 9:07 am|
As others mentioned, I've primarily used the pre made mixes from Deep South and Southern Style as I can get locally at some stores. I've ordered some smaller seasoning packs (makes 10 lbs) from www.sausagemaker.com. They have a bunch of varieties. Haven't tried the "cajun", but have tried the ro...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Where to find Andouille in SW Houston/FB County? - haricot rouge on 11/24/13 at 9:04 am|
Hebert's Speciality Meats - locations around Galleria, SW Houston and up in the Woodlands.
Same place as in Maurice...
| Food and Drink Board|| Crazy Johnnie's is closing down - haricot rouge on 11/5/13 at 4:02 pm|
Heard the rumor earlier today. Guy at my office called and verified. They are shutting down this Friday or when supplies run out.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Do police officers who commit crimes spend time in the general pop? - haricot rouge on 10/28/13 at 5:26 pm|
Most are sent to Wade Correctional up in Homer, La. and are kept seperate from the other poupulation....
| Tiger Rant|| re: What will it take to get LSU out of this funk - haricot rouge on 10/28/13 at 4:07 pm|
[quote]Cam is our oc let him pick the oline,tightend coach and wr coach. Id be fine with keeping henry and wilson and replacing [b]stud[/b] and ensminger with some new blood. [/quote]
Hmmmmmm.. Coach Stud's house had a "For Sale By Owner" sign up this weekend....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Horse riding around Baton Rouge - haricot rouge on 10/4/13 at 3:51 pm|
[quote]Farr Park is a boarding stable. you can take a lesson (maybe) but it's not really a trail ride type of facility. [/quote]
They do offer trail rides on Saturdays at Farr Park. Check the BREC website or their Facebook page for details. Easy ride and great for beginners....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Best Boudin in LA? - haricot rouge on 9/14/13 at 10:02 am|
[quote]Kartchners in Krotz Springs[/quote]
In addition to great regular and smoked boudin, they have an amazing selection of other meats. ...
| Political Talk|| re: rodney alexander announces he won't run for a new term - haricot rouge on 8/10/13 at 9:53 am|
[quote]Its all about his retirement package. He is grandfathered in the retirement system for state employees. It is married to your state salary. his old salary is that of a state leg. Now, it will be as a cabinet secretary. Much bigger pay package. [/quote]
Tired of this BS. He ran for reelect...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Space station flyover 8:45pm BR area - haricot rouge on 8/5/13 at 8:54 pm|
Thanks for the heads-up. My daughter's first time to see it! :cheers:...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: DC Wants Older Batman in Batman vs. Superman - haricot rouge on 8/2/13 at 4:36 pm|
What about the guy from Batman Dead End? ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Cajun word thread - haricot rouge on 7/31/13 at 8:37 pm|
[quote]Doe Doe, Prolly not spelled right. My gmaw hardly spoke english and this is what she would say for "time for bed" as in " Time to go Doe Doe." I also had a teddy bear named that cause I would sleep with it. [/quote]
Variation of the French word for "to sleep" - [b]Dormir[/b]. We were told ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What did your mom cook for dinner when you were young? - haricot rouge on 7/9/13 at 5:28 pm|
I have seen this listed plenty. N.LA thing?[/quote]
Cheap meat that makes a good gravy when cooked down with onions, etc.
We usually had "7 steak" cooked that way...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Let's discuss NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman - haricot rouge on 7/9/13 at 5:22 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Grilled Alligator Poor Boy - haricot rouge on 7/4/13 at 10:34 am|
Looks great Nate!
Do you mean WJ Smokehouse in between LaPlace and Reserve? If so, then agree on andouille and a lot of their stuff. You ever eat at the restaurant? Hidden gem!...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Sal & Judy's Recommendations - haricot rouge on 6/28/13 at 8:12 am|
[quote]Sautéed crab claws as an appetizer is a must. [/quote]
This. Tell them to bring extra bread because you'll want to drink the cream sauce they come with :lol:
Went for Mother's Day and was very impressed. ...