3/4 cup diced onion
1/2 cup diced green pepper
1/4 cup diced celery
1 tsp. chopped garlic
1 Tbls. butter OR margarine
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. ground mustard seed
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
12 oz. can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup condensed cream of celery soup
1 cup water
1/2 lb. crawfish meat OR ↓
1/2 lb. cubed chicken OR ↓
1/2 lb. raw, peeled shrimp
3 Tbls. sliced green onions
1 Tbls. chopped fresh parsley
3 cups Rice Pilaf
Saute garlic, onion, celery, and green pepper in butter until soft.
Stir in next 8 ingredients.
Bring to a simmer and continue cooking until meat is cooked through.
Stir in green onion and parsley.
Scoop 1/2 cup rice pilaf into center of 6 bowls or soup plates.
Pour Etouffee over rice.
In a plastic zipper bag, shake together flour, garlic salt, onion salt, seasoned salt, and black pepper.
Shake meat cubes in mixture, a handful at a time, until well coated.
In a large pot, heat half the oil over medium-high heat.
Brown half the coated meat in hot oil, about 1 minute per side.
Remove the browned meat from the pan and repeat with remaining oil and meat; remove all meat from pot and set aside.
Sauté onions and celery in pot until soft, then remove from pot and set aside.
Drain excess oil/fat from pot.
Add potatoes, carrots, parsley, thyme, basil, beef broth, and Worcestershire sauce to pot and bring to a boil.
Add browned meat, onions, and celery to pot, reduce heat to low, and simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Slowly stir peas and cornstarch/flour mixture into stew and simmer until thickened and peas are cooked.
4 slices thick cut bacon, chopped
1 ½ Tbsp chives, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp red onion, finely diced
Preheat oven to 400ºF. Thaw the dough for 2 hours on countertop or 8 hours in the fridge.
Cut each dough ball in 3 equal pieces and roll into 3-4 inch rods, dusting with flour as necessary. Lay on baking sheets, 1 inch apart. Proof for 1–2 hours.
Boil water in a stockpot, add baking soda and stir. Drop pretzel rods 10 at a time and leave in water for 30 seconds. Lift out using a spider, shaking off as much water as possible. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, 1 inch apart.
Beat egg and water together and brush on pretzels. Sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake 15–20 minutes, until lightly browned. Allow to cool on tray.
Melt butter and stir in flour. Cook flour, stirring constantly for 3 minutes. Add milk, whisking quickly to not form lumps. Season with salt and pepper. Continue whisking until thickened. Add cheese, beer, mustard, cayenne and Worcestershire and whisk until combined.
Place pretzel fries in a large serving dish and pour cheese sauce overtop. Garnish with bacon, chives and red onion.