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Foodbme

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GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Thu, 03/7/13 10:24 PM (permalink)
This Web Site is courtesy of the on-line Saveur Magazine Newsletter.
Springtime is the best time for all things related to Louisiana Seafood!
Dare ain't none betta dan Louisiana Seafood. I Guar-on-tee!
Where to get it, how to cook it and enjoy eatin' it!
http://louisianaseafood.com/
If you have other Louisiana stuff, feel free to post it!
 
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    TJ Jackson

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    Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Thu, 03/7/13 11:01 PM (permalink)
     
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      Foodbme

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      Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Thu, 03/7/13 11:06 PM (permalink)
      This Recipe sounds good!
      Louisiana Crawfish Hash
             // //

       
      Crawfish hash with poached eggs and a Hollandaise sauce. Makes 2 servings
      Courtesy of: Louisiana Cookin
      Recipe Ingredients: 
      2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
      3/4 cup green bell pepper, diced small
      3/4 cup onion, diced small
      1 tablespoon garlic, finely diced
      2 tablespoons Creole seasoning
      1 pound 2 ounces russet (Brabant) potatoes, diced, blanched, and fried
      6 ounces Louisiana crawfish tails, fresh
      2 each green onion, green part only, bias cut
      4 eggs, poached
      6 ounces Hollandaise Sauce, recipe follows
      Hollandaise Sauce
      2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
      4 tablespoons boiling water
      3 large egg yolks
      1/2 cup unsalted butter
      1/4 teaspoon cayenne
      1/2 teaspoon salt
      Recipe Directions: 
      Heat oil in a 10-inch sauté pan, add the bell peppers, onions, and garlic and cook until translucent. Add the Creole seasoning and fried potatoes. Let the hash cook for 1 minute and then add the crawfish and the green onions; continue to cook until the crawfish meat is hot and then place in serving bowls. Top each portion with 2 poached eggs and each egg with Hollandaise sauce.
      Hollandaise Sauce
      Melt the butter and keep it warm. Heat the lemon juice until just warmed. Have small saucepan with boiling water and a measuring tablespoon ready. Place the top of a double boiler over (not in) hot water (this means the bottom of the top of the double boiler should not make contact with the water heating in the bottom half of the double boiler). Place the egg yolks in the top of the double boiler and whisk until they begin to thicken. Now add 1 tablespoon of the boiling water. Continue to beat the sauce until it begins to thicken. Repeat with the remaining water, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating the mixture after each addition. Now add the lemon juice. Remove the double boiler from the heat. Beat the sauce briskly with a wire whisk. Continue to beat the mixture as you slowly pour in the melted butter. Add the salt and cayenne to taste, and beat the sauce until it is thick. Serve immediately.




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        Twinwillow

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        Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Fri, 03/8/13 12:33 AM (permalink)
        TJ Jackson


        http://popeyes.com/menu/seafood

        :-)

        I love my Popeye's spicy fried chicken. Second best thing to actually being in N'awlins.
         
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          ann peeples

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          Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Fri, 03/8/13 7:12 AM (permalink)
          Twin-had the spicy Popeye's with Al and Janet for the first time, recently. Really liked it!
           
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            agnesrob

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            Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Fri, 03/8/13 8:26 PM (permalink)
            I love Popeye's fried chicken too and am so glad we don't have one right around the corner! I love when they have the fried crawfish! so good!
            Foodbme, that recipe looks so good! I will file that and try it some time.
             
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              Michael Hoffman

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              Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Fri, 03/8/13 8:35 PM (permalink)
              I had a shrimp po boy from Popeye's once. It was pretty good, except for the roll. Popeye's red beans and rice was really good.
               
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                Davydd

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                Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Fri, 03/8/13 9:59 PM (permalink)
                Cut the Popeye talk! Gator Cove, Lafayette, Louisiana crawfish boil.

                 
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                  Davydd

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                  Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Fri, 03/8/13 10:02 PM (permalink)
                  We are down in South Padre Island, Texas eating seafood like crazy this week. We may head over to Louisiana at the end of the month and feast again in Lafayette and Abbeville.
                   
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                    ann peeples

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                    Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Sat, 03/9/13 1:37 AM (permalink)
                    Now THAT is seafood, Davydd!
                     
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                      FriedClamFanatic

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                      Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Sat, 03/9/13 1:56 PM (permalink)
                      BUDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!......Give me..........BUDS!
                       
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                        Davwud

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                        Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Wed, 03/13/13 8:58 AM (permalink)
                        "Dare ain't none betta dan Louisiana Seafood. I Guar-on-tee!"
                         
                        I fully subscribe to the "The colder the water, the better the seafood" theory so I'll take what is coming from the Maritimes/New England waters before the Gulf.
                         
                        Not that what they produced down yonder is sub par by any means.
                         
                        DT
                         
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                          OxDawg

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                          Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Wed, 03/13/13 12:23 PM (permalink)
                          Robin's and Pat's Fisherman's Wharf ( both in Henderson) are hard to beat. Also it's not just the seafood but the way they cook it.
                           
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                            Twinwillow

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                            Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Wed, 03/13/13 2:02 PM (permalink)
                            agnesrob


                            I love Popeye's fried chicken too and am so glad we don't have one right around the corner! I love when they have the fried crawfish! so good!
                            Foodbme, that recipe looks so good! I will file that and try it some time.
                             
                             
                            And, Ann: I have a Popeye's less than one mile from my house. I usually print out a Popeye's coupon online which allows 5 pieces, 2 sides and four biscuits for $6.99.
                            I always order spicy thighs only (the spicy contains much less sodium, too). The girls there know me so they always give me 6 pieces with my coupon and a large tub of cole slaw. I have them hold the biscuits though because that's the last thing I need to be eating. I make 3 meals out of that deal. Triple yummo!
                             
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                              ann peeples

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                              Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Wed, 03/13/13 6:28 PM (permalink)
                              Al, Janet and I got a great deal-12 pieces, cole slaw and bisciuts for 12 bucks!Dont know if it was a mistake, but enjoyed it!
                               
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                                Twinwillow

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                                Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Wed, 03/13/13 7:37 PM (permalink)
                                ann peeples


                                Al, Janet and I got a great deal-12 pieces, cole slaw and bisciuts for 12 bucks!Dont know if it was a mistake, but enjoyed it!

                                Probably a "special". Y'all did good!
                                 
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                                  OxDawg

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                                  Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Thu, 03/14/13 11:05 AM (permalink)
                                  I know y'all are trying to have a little fun but a Popeye's 12 piece is not seafood and no longer Louisiana anything. it is now an Atlanta company. I thought this thread was to promote Louisiana seafood.
                                   
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                                    ann peeples

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                                    Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Thu, 03/14/13 7:00 PM (permalink)
                                    Just having a bit of fun, Ox.
                                     
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                                      Twinwillow

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                                      Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Thu, 03/14/13 10:46 PM (permalink)
                                      ann peeples


                                      Just having a bit of fun, Ox.

                                       

                                       
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                                        Foodbme

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                                        Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Fri, 03/15/13 12:12 AM (permalink)
                                        You're right Oxdawg, Popeye's is nothing but a blemish on the good name of Louisania Food of any kind AND a POX on the good name of Fried Chicken everywhere.
                                        Popeye's is to Chicken what Domino's is to pizza----RUBBISH!!!!
                                         
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                                          EdSails

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                                          Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Fri, 03/15/13 1:25 AM (permalink)
                                          Crawfish pies from M & S Grocery in Lafayette, LA. Got 'em last week and had to take a bite before I took a picture. Yum!

                                           
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                                            CCinNJ

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                                            Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Tue, 03/19/13 5:54 PM (permalink)
                                            My New Orleans Seafood  recipe postcard  is one of the prettiest postcards in the collection...
                                             
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                                              Davydd

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                                              Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Tue, 03/19/13 7:02 PM (permalink)
                                              We are in New Mexico right now 19 days into our current 2 month RV trip and it is looking more and more likely for a visit to Lafayette and Abbeville, Louisiana in early April. Can't wait.
                                               
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                                                Twinwillow

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                                                Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Tue, 03/19/13 7:23 PM (permalink)
                                                Foodbme


                                                You're right Oxdawg, Popeye's is nothing but a blemish on the good name of Louisania Food of any kind AND a POX on the good name of Fried Chicken everywhere.
                                                Popeye's is to Chicken what Domino's is to pizza----RUBBISH!!!!

                                                 
                                                I like it.
                                                 
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                                                  Twinwillow

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                                                  Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Tue, 03/19/13 7:24 PM (permalink)
                                                  EdSails


                                                  Crawfish pies from M & S Grocery in Lafayette, LA. Got 'em last week and had to take a bite before I took a picture. Yum!


                                                  I think I'd kill for those!
                                                   
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                                                    BelleReve

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                                                    Re:GREAT Louisiana Seafood! Wed, 03/20/13 3:53 PM (permalink)
                                                    Davydd - the Steen's family in Abbeville make some great products including molasses, cane syrup, and cane vinegar.  They now sell a glaze.  They're not open for tours, but some of the grocery stores in that area should carry their products.  I especially like the cane vinegar, I don't taste any special sweetness to it, it's just less acidic, and mellower - good for potato salad, egg salad, etc.
                                                     
                                                     
                                                     
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