Category: New Orleans Style Brunch – A Jazzy Good Time!

  • Bananas Foster Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream and Caramel Sauce

    Serves 10 to 12 Ingredients 9 tablespoons unsalted butter 1½ cups packed light brown sugar ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon 6 firm-ripe bananas, peeled and cut crosswise into ¾-inch thick slices ¼ cup banana liqueur ½ cup dark rum 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 3 cups heavy cream 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract […]

  • Caramel Sauce

    Makes ¾ cup Ingredients ¾ cup sugar 2 tablespoons water ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice ½ cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons to ¼ cup whole milk Directions Combine the sugar, water, and lemon juice in a medium heavy saucepan and cook, stirring, over medium-high heat until the sugar dissolves. Let boil without stirring until the […]

  • Traditional Hollandaise Sauce

    Ingredients 4 egg yolks 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice ½ cup unsalted butter, melted (1 stick) Pinch cayenne Pinch salt Directions Vigorously whisk the egg yolks and lemon juice together in a stainless steel bowl and until the mixture is thickened and doubled in volume. Place the bowl over a saucepan containing barely simmering […]

  • Easy Blender Hollandaise Sauce

    Makes 1 cup of sauce Ingredients 3 egg yolks 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon salt 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne, or a few dashes Tabasco sauce 10 tablespoons unsalted butter (if using salted butter, skip the added salt) Directions Melt the butter slowly in a small pot. Try not to let it boil – you want […]

  • Eggs Sardou

    Serves 4-6 Ingredients 8 poached eggs 8 cooked or canned artichoke bottoms 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon flour 1 cup milk 4 cups cleaned spinach leaves Salt, pepper and Tabasco sauce to taste ½ cup minced ham 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 cup Hollandaise Sauce Directions Rinse artichoke bottoms and place in a saucepot. Cover […]

  • Shrimp Remoulade

    Serves 8 Ingredients For the Old Bay Steamed Shrimp 4 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning 1 cup vinegar 1 cup water 2 pounds shrimp, in shells For the Remoulade Sauce 1½ cups mayonnaise ¼ cup diced celery ½ cup sliced green onions 2 tablespoons minced garlic ½ cup Creole mustard (such as Zatarain’s) ¼ cup chopped […]

  • Beignets

    Makes about 30 Ingredients 1 package dry yeast 4 tablespoons warm water 3½ cups plus 2 tablespoons flour 1 tsp. salt ¼ cup sugar 1¼ cup milk 3 eggs, beaten ¼ cups melted butter Oil for deep frying Powdered sugar for dusting Directions Combine yeast and warm water, set aside. Whisk flour, salt and sugar. […]

  • Brandy Milk Punch

    Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients 1 cup brandy 1 cup dark rum 1⁄3 cup white créme de cacao ¼ cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 cups whole milk Directions Place all ingredients in a large pitcher and put into tall glasses over ice! Recipe by Paul Clarke, (adapted)