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re: christmas eve brunch- slidell, mandeville, cov or the city. - NDA13112
Stay on the North Shore. Most good places in NO are already completely booked for brunch with the Saints vs Falcons game at noon Christmas Eve. ...
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re: Louisiana Auditor ask Mitch Landrieu for Latoya Cantrell's credit card records - NDA13112
This is an absolute farce by Charbonnet's campaign (read New Orleans corrupt black political machine) to discredit Cantrell....
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re: Salvage shops (building materials) in New Orleans - NDA13112
Green Project just on the north side of St. Claude from the Marigny on Marais St is what you’re looking for. I’ve found shutters, windows, and a mantle there and they have plenty of doors, tubs, hardware, and anything else that could be salvaged from an old house....
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re: Boudin must try recs in Ville Platte/Opelousas/Laffy - NDA13112
Great, thanks. I’m definitely bringing an ice chest to stock my freezer with all kinds of meaty goodness ...
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Boudin must try recs in Ville Platte/Opelousas/Laffy - NDA13112
I’m going to be in Ville Platte all day Saturday for a wedding that night with nothing to do while my wife does wedding day festivities so I decided to do my own boudin tasting/tour with one of the other husbands. We’ve got no problem driving anywhere around there and will definitely make it to Scot...
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re: Kingfish - What to get? - NDA13112
The boudin balls are really good and the fish on the salt block was excellent...
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re: Lid for jambalaya pot needed - NDA13112
I lost mine too and cut a lid out of 3/4" plywood, added a handle, and it works perfectly....
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re: Where do I bring a set of knives to get sharpened? - NDA13112
Not sure where you are but in New Orleans, you can take them to [link=(http://www.couteliernola.com/sharp/)]Coutelier[/link] on Oak. $1.25/inch for standard knives....
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re: New Orleans Groomsman Activities - NDA13112
NOLA Motor Speedway for gocarts somewhat early and then get poboys somewhere before relaxing for a couple hours prior to the wedding would be my vote...
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re: Had the kids make shrimp curry last weekend - NDA13112
Not a big curry fan but it looks great! :cheers: Great to get the kids in the kitchen with you. I'm looking forward to those days with my 5 mo old daughter....
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re: Who uses a vaccum sealer? - NDA13112
Can't live without mine. I use it all the time....
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re: Completely messed up a gumbo by having the roux break. Need help - NDA13112
I guess I could have but the roux looked just like every other roux I've made without issues....
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re: Completely messed up a gumbo by having the roux break. Need help - NDA13112
Definitely heartbreaking. I think you're right, I'll definitely have the stock hot next time....
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re: Completely messed up a gumbo by having the roux break. Need help - NDA13112
That was kind of my plan. I was making the roux in that pot and the gumbo in a large stock pot. My thought process was to incorporate half of the stock into the roux in the le crusset pot before adding that to the stock pot but I didn't get a chance. That make sense because the roux was extre...
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re: Completely messed up a gumbo by having the roux break. Need help - NDA13112
Yeah, I don't find that the mushrooms really make a difference one way other the other. My wife loves mushrooms so sometimes I throw them in and sometimes not....
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re: Completely messed up a gumbo by having the roux break. Need help - NDA13112
The homemade stock was just turkey carcass, onions, carrots, garlic, bay leaf, peppercorns, thyme, and parsley. I make it every once in a while for special occasion dinners and haven't ever had an issue. I honestly don't recall whether I heated it up in the past but I'm lazy so I probably just had ...
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re: Completely messed up a gumbo by having the roux break. Need help - NDA13112
I tried boiling and whisking like hell, even putting a small amount in another bowl and tried using an immersion blender to see if it would incorporate before trying the whole pot and that wouldn't work either....
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Completely messed up a gumbo by having the roux break. Need help - NDA13112
So let me start by saying that I love this community and nowhere else can you get such great information about South Louisiana cooking. I'm from New Orleans, I cook a bunch, love to cook, and love the science behind why you do things. I'm generally above average at cooking almost everything I atte...
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re: "The catch" happened two years ago, today - NDA13112
[quote]Not as good as Jarvis's catches against Arky in 2012 and 2013 imo [/quote] Look, you can argue back and forth about Landry vs OBJ at LSU and mistakes that OBJ made vs his impact but let's be realistic. That is possibly the greatest catch at any level of all time. Gloves or not, he was o...
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