In The Kitchen With Emeril
The man. The myth. The kitchen legend. Emeril Lagasse stepped back from the stove to tell Tidbits the things that makes him say BAM.
What is one kitchen gadget every girl should own?
A sharp chef’s knife.
A dish that will up the ante this Thanksgiving?
One thing I’ve started doing the past few years to spice the menu up is to create a soup that uses seasonal ingredients. Last year I used a root vegetable and the year before, I found some really good looking parsnips that I used to make soup.
Guilty pleasure midnight snack?
I love a nice plate of carbonara. It’s got bacon, eggs and pasta. What else do you want at midnight?
Ingredient that 9 times out of 10 we'll taste in your dishes.
You always need a little gahhhlic!
Outside of the kitchen, what makes you say BAM?
When something I eat or read about food wise really excites me or is totally different.
Real women eat ______.
If you were throwing a party at your Nola home, what would your signature cocktail be?
I’m a classic cocktail drinker, clean and lean – sometimes a vodka soda with lime or a shot of great tequila. And there can never be enough wine flowing.
Photo: Steven Freeman