|Fried Green Tomatoes|
|Drunken Spicy Shameless Shrimp|
So I woke up on Sunday morning after a night of cooking for the Schwartz family (next blog post) and decided to make some appeteasers for the football games. And what better than something from my Dinosaur Bar-B-Que cookbook.
I decided to make 2 of my favorite dishes from there, Fried Green Tomatoes with Cayenne Buttermilk Ranch Dressing and Drunken Spicy Shameless Shrimp with Brazen Cocktail Sauce. Both dishes are made with a Creole seasoning, which adds so much flavor to the meal and I now have a huge container of the seasoning that I can use for future meals. The Fried Green Tomatoes were really easy to make, but green tomatoes are really hard to find, especially in New York City. The tomatoes are sliced, sprinkled with creole seasoning, dipped in an egg mixture and then in a panko bread crumb mixture (panko crumbs, salt, cayenne pepper, black pepper) and then fried in a pan. The fried green tomatoes are then topped with Pecorino Romano cheese and served with Cayenne Buttermilk Ranch Dressing (mayo, buttermilk, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, chopped chives, lemon pepper, kosher salt, black pepper, and of course creole seasoning).
|My plate of Fried Green Tomatoes & Shrimp :)|
|It was good...trust me!|
The final test was having my friend Kristin from The BIG EASY, New Oreleans do a taste test. And well....
Great SUCCESS!! Keep in mind, she was coming back from the Saints bar and they had just won, but still, I think my food did the trick.
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