Beyond the Plate

pumpkin cheesecake
Thanksgiving conjures many positive memories for me of family and friends, seductive aromas and upholding time tested and honored traditions
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cauliflower soup
I'm excited to share some of my favorite fall recipes with you. Southeast Louisiana does not enjoy the four seasons
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burger recipe
The temperatures are soaring and it is sizzling hot. I'm sharing my favorite Fourth of July recipes. What do you
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Latest Recipes


Aioli with Lemon and Garlic

Aioli with lemon and garlic is like a garlic mayonnaise and is an emulsion of egg yolk and oil. This...

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Fried Rice with Shrimp and Pork

Fried rice with shrimp and pork or any kind of fried rice is considered to be one of the national...

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Pistachio, Carrot and Almond Cake

Pistachio carrot and almond cake is like a carrot cake but even better. It is gluten free and substitutes ground...

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Welcome to My Kitchen!

I love anything associated with food and creating beautiful, eye appealing and tasty meals. I love to use my antique damask linens, heirloom silver, family china, odd wine glasses and pieces from my pottery collection. “Sur le Plat” represents the entire planning process from menu details, going to the market or the grocery, ironing the linens, setting the table, cutting fresh flowers or greenery from the garden, and preparing the fresh ingredients for a meal. It’s about creating an ambience and a story to share with family and friends as we celebrate food together.

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