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re: Dirty rice and rice dressing the same thing? - bdevill
[quote]Question for all those that add livers and gizzards. Do you slice them to be pretty small or do you leave them whole? [/quote] If they're fried, they're also chopped fine. Those crumbs of seasoned and fried batter are the bomb....
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re: Dirty rice and rice dressing the same thing? - bdevill
[quote]in my world rice dressing referred to the liver gizzard etc dressing mix[/quote] There was a fried chicken place growing up that battered and chicken fried the gizzards and livers, and added em chopped up to their rice dressing. Best rice dressing ever. Also good is adding cubed "stale...
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re: Dirty rice and rice dressing the same thing? - bdevill
[quote]rice should be cool[/quote] yep...
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re: Dirty rice and rice dressing the same thing? - bdevill
[quote]do you add raisins to your rice dressing?[/quote] That's not rice dressing, that's rice pilaf....
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re: Dirty rice and rice dressing the same thing? - bdevill
Not the same.. rice dressing has beef and pork and dirty rice has dressing meat with chicken gizzards and livers added....
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re: Anybody know any happy lesbians? - bdevill
[quote]Before the move, real laid back, almost hippy art student. Now catty, hateful, and I really have a hard time being around him. Sad actually. [/quote] They become bitter with time because it's not a fulfilling lifestyle and they're trapped in it....
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re: Expensive food items you don't bat an eye to purchase - bdevill
[quote]local, organic meat [/quote] I like the locally grown, organic.. and grass fed meat, as well. My grandfather had a farm and grew cattle, chicken and pork for our consumption and good quality meat tastes like my grandmother's cooking.. The stuff you buy in the grocery store, that's mass pr...
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re: Baked Ziti Recipe - bdevill
After you make the sauce, dunk the parboiled pasta in the sauce and let it soak up some of that sauce. It will keep your ziti from being dry. Also, about 15 minutes before you pull the dish out of the oven, add more mozzarella and parmesan on the top. That way the top doesn't over-brown and...
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re: What's the craziest thing you saw or heard about during Katrina? - bdevill
[quote]many of the hotels were closed for months to fix the damages.[/quote] The BR River Center was recently completely remodeled right before Katrina. Evacuees destroyed it.. They took lighters and burned the brand new carpet to mark off "their areas"....
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re: I hit a new culinary low last night - bdevill
I hit my culinary low last night.. out of shredded cheese, and the only cheese ingredient I had available was a jar of Rao's alfredo sauce. I microwaved a bowl of the sauce and dipped tortilla chips in the Alfredo Sauce.. not too bad ...
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re: What's the craziest thing you saw or heard about during Katrina? - bdevill
There was an old folks home on St. Charles Avenue that flooded and the only escape to the roof was through an opening in the roof at the top of a turret. They put a ladder up to the top and the elderly residents were trying to climb out. Several of them slipped and fell to their deaths along with a...
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re: Are there people in your demographic that you tend to hate? - bdevill
Dog owners that don't pick up their dog's crap....
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re: Opelousas or Lafayette - bdevill
[quote]lafayette lunch recs[/quote] Market Eatz...
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re: Smothered pork chops and rice recipes - bdevill
Exactly how I do it, except I always use green onions in pork.. when the gravy's just about done, I slice the white and green parts of a green onion very thin and add them in. ...
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re: Best chicken casserole - bdevill
My personal favorite chicken casserole is: Chicken and Cheese Lasagne 1 Stick Butter 1 Medium Onion, chopped (3/4 cup) 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups chicken stock (preferably homemade) 1 1/2 cups milk 1 pound of mozzarella cheese, shredded (4 cups) 1 cup fr...
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re: Best chicken casserole - bdevill
The recipe below is very easy. You can sub a broiler chicken from the grocery store instead of boiling one. If you want an even easier King Ranch, City Market on Jefferson often has them in the freezer case and they're pretty good.. King Ranch Chicken 1 lg Fryer, boiled, deboned and cut into...
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re: What is your favorite pasta? - bdevill
Depends on what the pasta's served with but my favorite pasta overall is spaghetti and my favorite dish is spaghetti con sarde....
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re: Share your most recent food find - bdevill
Buttarga - it's the sac that holds the roe of a grey mullet or blue fin tuna. It's an ancient delicacy that's said to have been eaten by the Phoenecians and it's served in cultures all throughout Europe to the Far East. Shave it and sprinkle on top of pasta to flavor the pasta with a briny, savo...
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re: Facebook Post From Red Gravy Owner Regarding Business - bdevill
With all the cancellations of events and travel plans putting stress on the service industry, it might be a good idea to make it out to lunch or dinner and support the service industry folks who are taking a hit from all this....
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