Beyond the Plate

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Gastronomy: the connection between food and culture and the cooking style that reflects an area. The regional and authentic food
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Latest Recipes

Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria

Sparkling grapefruit sangria is a fruity twist on traditional Spanish sangria. Lillet, grapefruit juice, and a splash of Prosecco create...

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New Orleans Chicken Salad

I love chicken salad, especially New Orleans style chicken salad. It's the perfect option for a casual lunch on the...

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Crawfish Bread

This crawfish bread is a crowd favorite. The perfect use for a bag of crawfish tails or those leftover tails...

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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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