Beyond the Plate

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It’s the close of the first year, 2019, for Sur le Plat and time to review our favorite recipes. It’s
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I just finished reading “Potlikker Papers, A Food History of the Modern South" by John Edge. I have spent many
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Summertime in south Louisiana means porch sitting, floating down cool, lazy, Louisiana rivers, and inventing every possible way to avoid
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Latest Recipes


Lemon Dijon Chicken and Orzo Salad

Lemon, Dijon chicken, and orzo salad is the perfect main for a hot summer night. The ingredients can be prepared...

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Old Florida Mockingbird

The Old Florida Mockingbird, a mixture of dark rum, honey and cardamon syrup stirred gently together and poured into an...

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Spanish Tortilla

Tapas are usually served as appetizers in bars and cafes across Spain. Spanish tortilla, a popular tapa made with eggs,...

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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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