Beyond the Plate

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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low alcohol cocktails
Happy hour in France and in other countries in Europe is a tradition that is a time honored ritual. Affectionately
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Latest Recipes


Lamb Kebabs or Kofte

Spicy middle eastern lamb kebabs or kofte are overflowing with flavors from Aleppo pepper and red peppers and herbs. The...

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Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Garlic

Roasted Brussel sprouts with bacon and garlic are my favorite way to prepare this cruciferous mini cabbage. When properly cooked,...

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Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Smashed potatoes taste heavenly with a bit of crispy and creamy all in one mouthful. I can bet that your...

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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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