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Entries from May 2009

College Life Cooking

May 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment

At the request of my step-son Bryan who will be starting his Sophomore semester at LSU in August,  I have created this new category for the CCR blog and will add some quick and easy recipes that are suited to college life. Typically that means eating in a cafeteria for your three squares a day, […]

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Shrimp Imperial

May 26th, 2009 · 18 Comments

This recipe calls for ½ lb. of back fin crabmeat and ½ lb. of claw crabmeat for added flavor, and I find the claw meat also adds a bit of firmness to the texture of the stuffing as well. The Panko breadcrumbs are actually an addition to the original recipe, and the cocktail sauce is served as an alternative to the traditional beurre blanc sauce that would be served on the side also. Another ingredient that is found in the traditional “Imperial” preparation is mayonnaise, and it has also been eliminated from this version.

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