All posts tagged: Dr. Suess

The Cat in the Hat Dropped By

“Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?” Bluto Blutarsky (played by John Belushi) asked, rallying his Delta House troops to deal with “double secret probation.” We know the rest of the story: toga party. Well, it’s a little wet to go anywhere dressed in sheets, but we’ve got some great food that’ll help stem the rainy blues. Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you at week’s end: Curry chicken salad, potato leek soup, and a shrimptastic po-boy Friday. What We’re Cooking for You at Week’s End Thursday, July 28 Curry chicken salad on house salad, in a large, fresh tomato, in a wrap, or on a sandwich. A special recipe of curry chicken made with all breast meat, cashews, pistachios, some crispy veggies, and a flavorful curry seasoning can be added to our house salad, placed in a cored fresh tomato, put in a wrap, or placed on our fresh bread. Dr. Suess’ immortal The Cat in the Hat (our favorite fight the rainy day book) opens with these wonderful lines, “The sun did not shine. It was too …

Beans of the Mountain Monday

Don’t let “rainy days and Mondays get you down!” Eminent bean expert Dr. Emilio Katanga will hold forth this Monday on the cultural, political, and agricultural powers of red beans at the shop. Just a little teaser preview this morning, the full menu will come later. Have a look at what’s cooking in the kitchen for you this week: red beans and rice, fried chicken, brisket tacos, grilled chicken bacon ranch sandwich, and fried green tomatoes and shrimp po-boys! What We’re Cooking for You This Week Monday, November 2 Special made Louisiana red beans & rice with hot water cornbread. Our red beans come full of flavor, cooked in our own house made smoked ham hock stock. Our red beans, grown in clear mountain air, nourished by salty rains off the ocean, and bedded in super-fertile soil, come to us from the loving hands of bean-harvesting mountain gorillas. Yes, the untold story of these farmer gorillas makes us marvel at the power of nature: a tribe of gorillas, hidden in the central African mountain jungles, decided to cultivate beans for their gargantuan …