Ms. Inez’s Fried Shrimp Sandwich – Vermilion Cafe

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...t her giving you “the stare”. People could not help but love this woman and the great food she cooked. All you really wanted was the great food and the best shrimp sandwich or best fried shrimp dinner ever at the Vermilion cafe (or Ms. Inez would deal with you). ...

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Baseball Park Burgers

Average Rating: (4 / 5)

I ate these this weekend at Holly Beach and it reminded me of being at the Vermilion Parish baseball parks playing softball and watching my brother pitch. Mom told me the secret to their burgers is the extra butter that’s added and the Evangeline Maid buns. These burgers, like all ...

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Traditional Crab Dip

Crab Dip

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This recipe makes me long for the days of crabbing at Rockefeller Refuge with my children. Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, located in eastern Cameron and western Vermilion Parishes, is owned and maintained by the State of Louisiana. When the Rockefeller Foundation officially granted the property to the state, they spelled out ...

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Classic Carrot and Raisin Salad

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This salad is a popular dish at holiday gatherings and Sunday dinner. Ingredients 2 cups raisins 3 large carrots, grated 2 cans crushed pineapple, drained juice reserved 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing Directions Step 1 Soak raisins in pineapple juice for 20 minutes. I like ...

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Bean and Ground Beef Soup

Taco Soup

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

The flavor is tremendous and the ease of preparation surprising. Ingredients 1 (15 oz) can Ranch Style Beans with Jalapeno onions (with liquid) 1 (15 oz) can Golden Hominy and/or Black Beans (with liquid) 1 (15 oz) can Whole Kernel Corn (with liquid) 1 lb ground meat 1 (10 oz) ...

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Creamed White Gravy

Creamed Gravy with Ground Meat

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Chipped beef served on toast or biscuits has long been know by its alternative name which we can not enter on our site – SOS – Something on Shingles. Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1/3 cup minced onions 3 tbsp butter or margarine 3 tbsp flour 2 cups milk Salt ...

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Praline Sauce

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Great ice cream topping made a little healthier. Ingredients 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 cup skim milk 1 tsp low calorie margarine 1 tsp vanilla 3 tbsp chopped pecans, toasted Directions Step 1 Combine sugar, cornstarch and milk in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat ...

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Praline Sauce Topping

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This is a quick and easy topping for virtually any cake or bread pudding. Makes topping for a 9-inch square or 13×9 inch cake. Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp Swans Down Cake Flour 1/4 cup melted butter 2 tbsp water 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans Directions Step 1 ...

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Harvard Beets

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I love beets; I could just serve them up as an appetizer. Ingredients 12 small beets cooked, sliced or cubed 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tbsp cornstarch 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup vinegar 2 tbsp butter Directions Step 1 Mix sugar and cornstarch in a medium pot. Add vinegar and water ...

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Refrigerator Pistachio Dessert

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This dessert can use chopped pecans or another flavor of instant pudding. Chocolate is good. Ingredients Crust: 1 1/4 cups all purpose unbleached flour 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened not melted 1/2 cup pistachios, shelled and finely chopped Pie Filling: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar ...

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Corn Macque Choux Casserole Party Size

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

This is a great party dish for entertaining. Ingredients 2 (15 oz) cans cream corn 1 (15 oz) can whole kernel corn drained 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 onion, chopped 1/2 medium green pepper, chopped 1/2 medium red pepper, chopped 1 (10 oz) can Rotel Tomatoes 1/2 tsp salt ...

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Old Fashioned Stack Cake

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Apple Stack Cake has roots in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Made with a filling of dried apples and batter stacked in six to eight layers, it’s one of the earliest desserts of the region. Ingredients 4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 3/4 ...

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Homemade Applesauce

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If you are baking with this recipe, place a paper towel in a strainer, scoop in the applesauce and place over a bowl for an hour. This will remove as much water as possible. Or cook the applesauce longer to get a thicker type filling. Ingredients 6 medium apples (1 ...

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Sweet Pea Salad

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Petit Pois is a common French term indicating petit “small or tiny” and pois “peas”. Sweet peas, or petit pois were a common side dish served with Sunday roast. Ingredients 2 (9 oz) cans petit pois 3 boiled eggs 1/4 cup low fat mayonnaise 1/2 cup Holland onions, drained Directions ...

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Watermelon Rind Preserves

Watermelon Rind Preserves

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

During watermelon season, my Mom would take the rind and cook preserves for us and serve it up with fresh homemade bread. Ingredients 1 1/2 quarts prepared watermelon rind 4 tbsp salt 2 quarts cold water 1 thinly sliced lemon 1 tbsp ground ginger 4 cups sugar 1/4 cup lemon ...

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