Soups-Gumbos
Borscht
Written by John Keife
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 21:56
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This is a delicious soup.  If you love beets, you're certain to flip over this recipe.  If you don't care for beets, you'll change your mind!

Submitted By: John K.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015 18:44
 
Turkey-Sausage Gumbo
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:40
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Johnny Put that left-over turkey to work with this delicious gumbo 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup flour 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 small bell pepper, finely chopped 2 ribs celery, finely chopped 1 pound pork sausage;...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:02
 
White Chicken Chili
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:40
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Delicious on a cool fall or winter evening.  Nice alternative to the tomato-based chili recipes

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015 18:45
 
Crab Bisque
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:39
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5 cups shrimp or fish stock 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup flour 1 cup whipping cream 2/3 cup sherry 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp white pepper 1 tsp salt 1/2 lb. lump crabmeat, picked for shells 1 TBS minced parsley Bring shrimp...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:02
 
Crawfish Curry Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:38
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Nice beginning as an appetizer or serves as a complete meal with salad 2 TBS vegetable oil 2 TBS butter 4 TBS flour 1 cup finely chopped celery 1/2 cup finely chopped white onion 3 TBS finely chopped green onions 1 tsp minced...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:04
 
Crab Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:38
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1/3 cup olive oil 2 leeks (white part only), cut into halves and thinly sliced crosswise 3 small carrots, thinly sliced 1 1/3 cups dice onion 1 tsp pressed garlic 2 quarts fish stock 4 fresh uncooked crabs, top shells removed,...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:04
 
Red Bean Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:37
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1/2 cup chopped onion 2 TBS butter 3 27-oz. cans Blue Runner Cream Style Red Beans 6 cups chicken stock 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2/3 cup chopped celery 2 bay leaves 1/4 tsp thyme 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1/2 lb. ham,...

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015 18:45
 
Oyster Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:36
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Great appetizer! 1 stick butter 1 cup finely chopped celery 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions 2/3 cup flour 1 TBS minced garlic 2 doz. large, freshly shucked oysters and liquid 6 cups of oyster liquor plus water 2 bay leaves 1...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:09
 
Cream of Artichoke Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:36
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1 stick butter 6 fresh artichoke bottoms, uncooked and sliced 2/3 cup finely chopped white onion 1 1/2 stalk celery, finaly chopped 1 leek (white part only), cleaned and diced 1 clove garlic, mashed and minced 1 large baking...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:09
 
Butternet Squash Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:35
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Delicious as a side dish to holiday meals 1-2 pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded and coarsley chopped 3 TBS olive oil 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup Italian sausage, removed from casing 1 cup finely chopped onion 1/2...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:09
 
Wild Duck Gumbo
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:34
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Missy 8-10 duck breasts, rinsed, dried, and shotgun pellets removed; set aside 1 ½ cups vegetable oil 1 ½ cups flour 4 medium onions, chopped 2 bell peppers, chopped 4 ribs celery, chopped 4 cups favorite smoked sausage...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:09
 
White Bean Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:33
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Delicious as hearty appetizer or dinner

Submitted by:  John Keife

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015 18:47
 
Vidalia Onion Soup Au Gratin
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:31
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10 slices French bread, cut ¾” thick 3 large Vidalia onions, thinly sliced ½ cup butter ½ cup finely diced smoked sausage ¼ cup minced garlic 3 TBS flour 6 cans beef stock ½ cup Madeira wine ½ tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 1...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:11
 
Vegetable Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:30
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Try this & you’ll never fix it any other way!

Submitted by:  Missy Keife

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015 18:48
 
Tomato-Basil Cream Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:29
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4 shallots, diced ½ pound leeks, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2-3 garlic cloves, pressed 2 TBS olive oil 2 14 ½ ounce cans Italian-style tomatoes, undrained and chopped 1 TBS dried basil 2 14 ½ ounce cans chicken broth ¼...

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015 18:47
 
Split Pea Soup
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:28
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The Best! 3 TBS bacon drippings 2 large onions, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, mashed and minced 1 carrot, finely chopped 2 bay leaves ½ tsp sage 1 hambone from your friendly butcher 1 package (1 pound) of dried split peas ½...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:12
 
Spinach-Artichoke Soup II
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:28
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1 10-ounce package chopped spinach 1 can artichoke hearts 2 TBS butter 2 TBS onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, pressed 2 TBS flour 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 can beef stock 1 can water 1 TBS Tabasco sauce 1 tsp Worcestershire...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:12
 
Spinach-Artichoke Soup I
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:27
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1 box frozen chopped spinach 1 large can quartered artichokes, remove any tough outer leaves ¾ stick butter 1 tsp olive oil 1 white onion, finely chopped 1/3 cup flour ½ tsp salt ½ tsp dry mustard 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:12
 
Spicy Creole Gazpacho
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:26
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¼ cup butter ¼ cup olive oil 1 tsp oregano ½ tsp rosemary 1 tsp basil 1 tsp minced garlic 4 French bread slices, ¾” thick 6 6-ounce cans V8 juice 2 cups tomato juice 1 cup diced tomatoes, seeded 1 cup diced cucumber ½...

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015 18:47
 
Smoked Corn and Crawfish Chowder
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:26
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6 ears sweet corn 2 pounds cooked crawfish tails 1 cup cubed smoked ham ¼ cup melted butter 4 cups diced potatoes 1 cup chopped onions 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped red bell pepper ¼ cup minced garlic 6 cups chicken stock 2...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:12
 
Shrimp Gumbo
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Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:24
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4 ½ pounds fresh medium-size shrimp peeled reserving peelings and heads 1 ½ gallons water 1 yellow onion, halved 2 stalks celery, halved 1 carrot 1 TBS salt 1 TBS black pepper 1 cup cooking oil 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 2...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 04:13
 
Shrimp Bisque
Written by John Keife
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:24
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 Delicious as an appetizer (without rice) or winter entree'.

Created by: Missy K. 

Last Updated on Monday, 08 August 2011 19:00
 
Seafood Gumbo I
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:21
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This is one of the best of many recipes out there! Seafood Stock: 4-6 “gumbo” crabs (if available), uncooked; any uncooked crabs will do 4 cups shrimp shells including heads, uncooked 1 medium onion, quartered 1 bunch of... 

 
Potato, Green Onion & Sausage Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:19
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6 cups peeled and diced potatoes 4 cups each of white and green scallion sections 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced 3 quarts chicken stock ¼ cup melted butter 1 cup finely chopped celery 1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper ¼... 

 
Oyster Rockefeller Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:19
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Missy Adapted from famous New Orleans favorite ½ stick butter 1 TBS olive oil 1 bunch green onions, chopped 2 pods garlic, pressed 1 box chopped spinach, cooked, drained 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 dash white Worcestershire... 

 
Oyster-Artichoke Soup II
Written by John Keife
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:18
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Delicious as an appetizer or main course during Louisiana's oyster season.

Author:  Missy K.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 16:57
 
Oyster-Artichoke Soup I
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:17
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Mamoo Great appetizer. You’ll have to hire security to keep guests from going back for seconds! 1 stick butter 1 white onion, finely chopped 1 ½ TBS flour 1 bunch of green onions, tops only 1 cup cream of mushroom... 

 
Onion Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:17
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6 slices bacon 4 large onions, finely chopped 2 TBS flour ½ tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 1 clove garlic, mashed 1 TBS chopped parsley ½ tsp thyme 3 cans chicken stock 1 cup dry vermouth 1 TBS cognac 8 slices French bread,... 

 
Seafood Okra Gumbo
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:16
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6 crabs, cooked in boiling water; reserve water 2 pounds baby okra 2 TBS flour 6 TBS oil 1 TBS butter 1 cup finely chopped onions 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 green pepper, chopped ½ cup chopped celery 2 pounds raw shrimp, peeled...

 
New Orleans Creole Bouillabaisse
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:15
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A bit complicated but well worth the effort 1 quart fish stock ½ stick unsalted butter 2 TBS olive oil 2 large white onions, finely chopped 1-2 carrots chopped 2 bay leaves 1 bunch green onions, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic,...

 
Minestrone
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:14
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¼ cup olive oil 2 white onion, finely chopped 4 stalk celery, finely chopped 4 carrots, shredded 1 small bell pepper, finely chopped 2 pounds lean ground chuck 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce ½ tsp Tony Chachere’s seasoning mi

 
Marigny Crab Bisque
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:14
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1 stick butter 4 large, fat boiled crabs 1 medium to large onion, finely chopped 4 green onions, finely chopped 4 TBS flour 6 cans chicken stock 2 bay leaves ¼ tsp thyme 16 ounces Half & Half Salt & pepper to taste ½... 

 
White Chili
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:13
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1 roasted whole chicken from grocer’s deli 2 TBS olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 can Cajun or Mexican style stewed tomatoes, cut up 1 envelope of taco or enchilada seasoning 1 ½ quarts of chicken... 

 
Turtle Soup
Written by John Keife
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:12
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Delicious version of the New Orleans Creole soup

Created by:  John K.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2011 15:47
 
Creamy Chicken-Vegetable Chowder
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:11
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Very hearty and tasty on a cold winter’s evening in South Louisiana 1 whole roasted chicken from your grocer’s deli counter 2 TBS butter 1 TBS olive oil ½ white onion, finely chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped ¼ bell...

 
Gazpacho
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:11
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Missy 4 medium sized ripe tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 medium sized ripe tomatoes, seeded and chopped (reserve for garnish) 1 medium bell pepper, cored and coarsely chopped 1/3 cup chopped bell pepper for garnish 2... 

 
Dirty Rice Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:10
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Debbie 1 ½ cups long grain rice, uncooked ¼ cup olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 4 cups chicken broth ¼ tsp salt 1 small jar chopped pimentos 1 small can petit pois peas Heat oil in... 

 
Crawfish Bisque III
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:10
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For the heads and stuffing: 48 large, live crawfish or cleaned crawfish heads from grocery Water to cover crawfish 2 pounds crawfish tails, fresh peeled, with the fat 2 large yellow onions, finely chopped 1 large bell pepper,... 

 
Crawfish Bisque II
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:09
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5 pounds boiled crawfish tails Claws and shells from above 1 TBS olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped ½ bell pepper, chopped ½ cup dry white wine ½ cup brandy 1 small lemon, sliced ½ stick butter 1 TBS...

 
Crawfish Bisque I
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:08
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Missy Head Stuffing: ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 TBS butter 2 medium to large onions, finely chopped 3 green onions, sliced 3 toes garlic, mashed and minced 1 TBS Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp salt 1 tsp Tony Chachere’s Seasoning... 

 
Corn Chowder
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:07
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Missy 1 TBS olive oil 2 TBS butter 2 TBS flour 1 can Rotel tomatoes (green chilies optional), drained ½ cup ham (pork seasoning), pickled pork, etc 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup water 1 can yellow whole kernel corn, chopped... 

 
Corn & Crawfish Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:06
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2 TBS flour ½ cup butter ¼ cup chopped green onions 1/3 cup finely chopped onions 32 ounces Half and Half 2 cans yellow creamed corn 1 can whole kernel yellow corn 1 can cream of potato soup 1/8 tsp garlic powder ½ tsp Worcestershire...

 
Red Bean Gumbo
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:06
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Wow! Serve this and you may never eat your regular red beans and rice! ½ cup vegetable oil ¼ cup flour 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped ¾ pound smoked sausage, cut into half rounds 1/3... 

 
Cold Avocado Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:05
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Lynn 4 large avocados ¼ cup of diced avocado reserved for garnish 2 cans chicken stock 8 ounces Half & Half 4 TBS lemon juice ½ tsp black pepper ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp salt Pinch of cayenne... 

 
Cream of Pimento Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:04
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2 4-ounce jars diced pimento, un-drained ¼ cup butter 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 14.5-ounce cans chicken broth 3 cups Half & Half 1 TBS grated onion 1 tsp salt ½ teaspoon Tabasco sauce Chopped fresh chives for garnish Process... 

 
Crabmeat and Corn Bisque
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:04
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6-8 gumbo crabs or picked crab shells 1 ½ ounces brandy 1 yellow onion, coarsely chopped 2 ribs celery, coarsely chopped 1 bay leaf ½ tsp thyme ½ tsp black peppercorns 1 stick butter 4 TBS flour 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/3... 

 
Claudia's Corn Soup
Written by John Keife
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:03
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I have friends who won't come over, unless there's a corn soup simmering on the stove.  Thank you Claudia!

Created by:  Claudia B. 

Last Updated on Monday, 08 August 2011 19:04
 
Chicken-Okra Gumbo
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:02
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1 large roasted chicken from grocer’s deli 3 ¼ quarts water to cover 1 cup cooking oil 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 large yellow onions, chopped 1 large bell pepper, chopped 3 stalks celery, finely chopped 1 pound tasso or smoked... 

 
Chicken Enchilada Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 00:56
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Delicious & hearty! 1 whole roasted chicken from grocer’s deli Water 1 stick butter 1 large onion, chopped 1 large jar salsa, medium or hot 2 packs enchilada or taco seasoning mix 6 cans cream of chicken soup 3 cans stock... 

 
Chicken-Andouille Gumbo
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 00:56
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Johnny 1 roasted chicken from deli section of your grocery 2 ½ quarts water ½ cup vegetable oil ½ cup flour 1 large onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped ½ cup chopped celery ½ pound andouille sausage, diced ½...

 
Chicken-Oyster Gumbo
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 00:55
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Uncle Ben 2 whole chickens, cut into pieces 2 TBS vegetable oil 1 yellow onion, peeled and halved 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1 bell pepper, halved 3 stalks celery with leaves 2-3 quarts water Vegetable oil 1½ cups flour 3... 

 
Brie Cheese, Crab & Onion Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 00:54
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½ pound brie cheese, rind removed, softened at room temperature 1 pound jumbo lump crabmeat, picked for shells 4 white onions, sliced into half rounds 1 cup melted butter 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup sliced green onion tops ½... 

 
Black-Eyed Peas and Okra Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 00:51
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1 pound dried black-eyed peas 1 10-ounce package of frozen cut baby okra (may substitute fresh okra) 1 pound cubed ham ¼ pound butter 2 cups finely chopped onions 1 cup finely chopped celery ½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper ¼... 

 
Bean & Bacon Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 00:50
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Missy Comfort food for a cool fall or winter evening 3 slices bacon 2 TBS butter 1 TBS olive oil 2 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 2 stalks celery, finely chopped ½ med-large white or sweet onion, finely chopped ½...

 
Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato Soup
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 00:49
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Interesting use of the flavors in the BLT sandwich 6 slices bacon ½ cup finely chopped white or Vidalia onion ¼ green bell pepper, finely diced ¼ red bell pepper, finely diced ¼ yellow bell pepper, finely diced 1 can stewed...

 
Bayous Best Seafood Gumbo
Written by Avinash Pooran
Thursday, 23 June 2011 00:47
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Stock: 6 gumbo crabs 4 cups shrimp or crawfish shells 6-8 cups oyster liquor, strained 1 small onion, cut into chunks 2 ribs celery, cut into chunks 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, stems only 1 TBS black peppercorns 2 bay leaves ½... 

 
Shrimp Bisque
Written by Trobaz
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 20:05
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Adapted from E.R. Bradley’s, West Palm Beach, FL Ingredients Stock: 1 # fresh 25-30 count shrimp preferably with heads on 2 TBS butter 2 TBS diced onion 2 TBS diced celery 2 oz sherry 1 tsp tomato paste 1 bay leaf 2 cups...

 
Crabmeat Au Gratin I
Written by Trobaz
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 20:04
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1 stick unsalted butter 1 finely chopped white onion ½ cup finely chopped celery 2 cloves garlic, pressed and minced ½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 13-ounce can evaporated milk ¼ cup heavy...