All posts tagged: shrimp étouffée

December 5, 2017 Weekly Menu

Hey friends, come join us at the table this week, 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: grits and pork grillades, pulled pork po-boys with house-made barbecue sauce, and shrimp étouffée. We’ll also have red beans and rice 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 have the daily lunch specials and a soup offering available. This …

October 3, 2017 Weekly Menu

Hey friends, we’ve got a great week of specials from Mrs. Clélie’s kitchen. Here’s what’s cooking for you this week: shrimp étouffée,  sandwich and wrap Wednesdays, and shredded pork enchiladas  We’ll have our very own creamy potato soup available all week! Please keep in your prayers all the victims and their families from the Las Vegas tragedy. And, please continue praying for all the victims and workers as they recover from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. What We’re Cooking for You This Week If you can’t make it for lunch, let us cook supper for you! Please give us a call at 267-4457, we’ll set aside some supper for you of our lunch special for the day, and you can pick it up at the shop after lunch service. Please take a moment to check out KNOE News Tammi Arender’s story on Stone House Eats in Rayville! Or have a read of Bayou Life’s Article on Stone House Eats. We’re delivering to Arlette in Monroe on Friday, October 6! Come see us Friday, October 13, 2017 for the North Delta Food and Wine Festival at the West …

April 18, 2017 Weekly Menu

We want to help you know beans, take food seriously, and not complicate things. We’ve got a great week of food cooking just for you, come join us at the table, we’d love to see you! Here’s what’s cooking for you this week: Louisiana red beans and rice, chicken pasta primavera, and shrimp étouffée. What We’re Cooking for You This Week If you can’t make it for lunch, let us cook supper for you! Please give us a call at 267-4457, we’ll set aside some supper for you of our lunch special for the day, and you can pick it up at the shop after lunch service. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Louisiana red beans & rice with hot water cornbread. Our red beans come fully and deeply flavored, cooked in our own house-made smoked ham hock stock that will totally set the week in motion. If you ever wondered where the phrase, “He doesn’t know beans about…” originated, some folks say it started as a old riddle in mercantile stores selling a variety of blue beans. “How many blue beans does …

How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Étouffée

Elizabeth Barrett Browning joins us this Thursday, sonnetizing about her great love for shrimp. We’ve got a great Thursday just for you, with a dose of silliness on the side! We look forward to seeing you at the table! Here’s what’s cooking for you today: shrimp étouffée. What We’re Cooking for You This Thursday Thursday, February 23, 2017 Fantastic Thursday: Shrimp étouffée with rice ($15). Shrimp lovingly cooked with the tasty trinity veggies, a light roux, and delectable Cajun spices in a delicious sauce served over Louisiana rice will make you boogie up and down the street. Elizabeth Barrett Browing, in her famous Sonnets to the Portuguese, penned these wonderful words about one of her favorite dishes: “How to I love thee, let me étouffée. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my spoon can reach….” Well, she changed the words so it looks more like a love poem for a person, but we know where that first draft really started — shrimp étouffée. Come join us, we’d love to see you. First Fridays Steak and Seafood Night Hey friends, you …

February 21, 2017 Weekly Menu

Happy President’s Day! Ronald Reagan once joked about Clint Eastwood’s bid to become mayor of Carmel, “What makes him think a middle-aged actor, who’s played with a chimp, could have a future in politics?” We’ve got a great week of food just for you, with a dose of silliness on the side! We look forward to seeing you at the table! Here’s what’s cooking for you this week: chicken gorditas, spaghetti with fresh marinara and meatballs, and shrimp étouffée. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Chicken gorditas with charro black beans and fresh salsa. Our gorditas are freshly made and stuffed with savory roasted chicken meat, and they come with our delicious charro black beans and fresh house-made salsa. A gordita (“chubby” in Spanish) is a corn meal tortilla made thick, grilled on a traditional comal, sliced open on one end, and stuffed with lots of goodies from meat, cheese, or vegetables to chicharrones (a spicy stew of pork rinds). Yes, it’s a little like a Mexican pita, but a whole lot more fun. Come join us at …

A Few Jokes for Wednesday

Happy New Year, we’ve got some great food just for you this week! We’re making a change to our weekly lunch schedule this year, serving lunch Tuesday through Thursday each week. Check out our First Fridays Steak and Seafood night on February 4, and please have a look at what we’re offering for Valentine’s Day, February 14. We look forward to seeing you at the table this year! Here’s what’s cooking for you this week: fried chicken and mashed potatoes and shrimp étouffée. We’re Changing Our Lunch Schedule! We are truly thankful for all the folks who frequent our table and enrich our lives. Our catering schedule has greatly increased, so we’ll be serving lunch Tuesday through Thursday each week with our lunch specials and regular menu. We look forward to seeing you at the table this year! Thanks for giving into our lives with your time and talk, our lives are blessed because of you. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Fried chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, and savory-sweet green beans. Chicken tenders bedded overnight …

January 24, 2017 Weekly Menu

Happy New Year, we’ve got some great food just for you this week! We’re making a change to our weekly lunch schedule this year, serving lunch Tuesday through Thursday each week. Check out our First Fridays Steak and Seafood night on February 4, and please have a look at what we’re offering for Valentine’s Day, February 14. We look forward to seeing you at the table this year! Here’s what’s cooking for you this week: crispy beef tacos, fried chicken and mashed potatoes, and shrimp étouffée. We’re Changing Our Lunch Schedule! We are truly thankful for all the folks who frequent our table and enrich our lives. Our catering schedule has greatly increased, so we’ll be serving lunch Tuesday through Thursday each week with our lunch specials and regular menu. We look forward to seeing you at the table this year! Thanks for giving into our lives with your time and talk, our lives are blessed because of you. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Crispy beef tacos, black beans, and fresh salsas. We’ll prepare some …

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 …

December 6, 2016 Weekly Menu

“I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month,” Harlan Miller writes. Well, we want to help your Christmas spirit with some wonderfully cooked food. Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you this week: Chicken fajita tacos with charro beans and Spanish rice, pulled pork sandwiches on jalapeño buns, potato and leek soup, and shrimp étouffée served over Louisiana rice.  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 This Week Tuesday, December 6 Chicken fajita tacos with a creamy avocado sauce, charro beans, and Spanish rice. We take marinated chicken lovingly roasted, place it atop corn tortillas with some grilled onions and peppers, add a little creamy avocado sauce, and serve these delights with charro beans and Spanish rice. On this day in 1884, workers in Washington D.C. placed a nine-inch aluminum pyramid on top 555 feet of 36,000 blocks of granite and marble to complete the Washington monument. The impressive monument commemorates its namesake city and …

Save the Last Shrimp for Me

Well, what could be better than a sensory overwhelming experience of bacon backed by The Drifters singing some R&B? We’re not sure, but we know what’s happening as we cruise to the end of the week. Here’s what we’ve got cooking at week’s end: Our bacon chicken ranch salad and shrimp étouffée. What We’re Cooking for You at Week’s End  Thursday, October 20 Grilled chicken bacon ranch salad. We’ll highlight a flavorful twist on our popular grilled chicken salad: have it with our house-made ranch and bacon or our spicy chipotle ranch and bacon. Chef Alexandra Guaranschelli suggests, “I think we love bacon because it has all the qualities of an amazing sensory experience. When we cook it, the sizzling sound is so appetizing, the aroma is maddening, the crunch of the texture is so gratifying and the taste delivers every time.” Well, that’s over-talking it, but okay — she’s right, bacon overwhelms the senses. Come get overwhelmed with us, we’d love to see you. Friday, October 21 Shrimptastic Friday: Shrimp étouffée with rice ($15). Shrimp lovingly cooked with the tasty trinity veggies, a …