All posts tagged: potato leek soup

December 19, 2017 Weekly Menu — The Last Lunch Hurrah!

Hey friends, come join us at the table this week for our last week of lunch service, we’d love to see you! We’ve got a great week of specials from Mrs. Clélie’s kitchen. Here’s what’s cooking just for you: chicken leg quarters with creamy polenta, beef Lombardi, blackened catfish with dirty rice and open-face barbecued shrimp sandwiches. We’ll also have potato and leek soup available all week! An Announcement for Our Friends Dear friends, we want to thank you for your faithful patronage while we served lunches for three years. You have been and remain a wonderful blessing in our lives. In January 2018 we will discontinue lunch service at the shop on 828 Julia Street because we want to make some changes to our busy lifestyle by focusing our energies on catering. Thank you for joining us at the table, you have blessed our lives immeasurably, and we look forward to serving you these lunch days in December. God bless, and have a wonderful Advent and Christmas season. What We’re Cooking for You This Week For the weeks in December, we’ll only …

Rudolph, Make Some Étouffée!

The secrets of flying reindeer are revealed this week, and we’ve got a fabulous wine tasting event Friday night. Come join us at the table, we’d love to see you! Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you at week’s end: Potato and leek soup and shrimp étouffée served over Louisiana rice.  Please come join us for a Wine Tasting at Our House, December 9 from 5pm-7pm. Click here for more information. What We’re Cooking for You at Week’s End Thursday, December 8 Potato and leek soup with house bread. We roast potatoes and leeks, add them to our own house-made chicken stock, and cream it to make a delicious repast for a cold Thursday in early December — just what’s needed to warm you late in the week. Did you know that potato and leek soup has a Welsh origin? But, it’s popular in other cultures, too. In Romania soup lovers call it Ciorbă de praz, and in France they sup on Soupe aux poireaux. Well, we just call it just what you need for a cold wintry day. Friday, December 9 Shrimp étouffée served over Louisiana rice ($15). Shrimp lovingly cooked with the …

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 …