SHRIMP CREOLE

Ingredients:

2/3 Cup Vegetable Oil

½ Cup Flour

1 ¾ Cup Shallots, chopped

1/3 Cup Celery, chopped

1 Cup Onion, chopped

½ Cup Bell Pepper, chopped

4 Tsp Garlic, minced

3 Tsp Parsley, dried

1 (1lb) Can Diced Tomatoes

1 (8 oz ) can Tomato Sauce

4 Tbsp Red Wine

4 Bay Leaves

6 Whole Allspice

2 Whole Cloves

2 Tsp Salt

¾ Tsp Pepper

½ Tsp Cayenne

¼ Tsp Chili Powder

¼ Tsp Mace, ground

¼ Tsp Basil, dried

¼ Tsp Thyme, dried

4 Tsp Lemon Juice

2 Cups Water

2 Lbs Shrimp, peeled and cut into bite sized pieces

Directions:

Heat oil in dutch oven. Once hot, add flour and stir constantly over med-low heat until medium brown roux.

Remove from heat and add vegetables and parsley. Mix well and then return to low heat and stir until vegetables are soft.

Mix in tomatoes and sauce. Add wine, seasoning and lemon juice. Mix well and raise heat to bring to low boil. Add water and shrimp and mix well. Bring to boil and reduce to simmer for 20 minutes.

Remove from burner and it sit for about 10 minutes. Remove bay leaves, cloves and allspice. Serve over rice.

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GUMBO DIP

GUMBO DIP

Ingredients:

4 Tbsp Butter

1 Large Bell Pepper, seeded and diced

3/4 Cup Fresh Sliced Okra

2 Ribs Celery, diced

6 Green Onions, chopped

1 Garlic Clove, minced

1 1/2 Tsp Tony’s Chachere

1 1/2 Lb Shrimp, peeled and chopped

8 oz Cream Cheese

1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan

Directions:

Preheat oven 400.

In large skillet over med-high heat, melt butter. Once heated, add bell pepper, okra and celery. Saute until soft, about 6 minutes. Stir in green onions, garlic and Tony’s and cook another minute. Stir in shrimp and cream cheese until melted.

Spoon mixture into baking dish and bake about 25 minutes until bubbly.

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NUTTY PUMPKIN

NUTTY PUMPKIN

Ingredients:

1/2 Oz Pumpkin Spice Vodka

1/2 Oz Franjelica

2 Scoops Vanilla Ice Cream

Chocolate Syrup

Directions:

Put everything except chocolate syrup into blender and mix until ice cream is smooth. Rim inside of glass with chocolate syrup and pour in blender mixture. Enjoy!

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