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  • Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise

    Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise

    This vanilla bean creme anglaise is just perfect for the White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Bread Pudding but would be awesome on just about any dessert that would benefit from a rich, creamy sauce.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 15 minutes plus chilling time
    • Yield: About 3 cups
  • Emeril's Anytime Eggnog

    Emeril's Anytime Eggnog

    Eggnog is delicious, decadent and perfect if you're hosting a party. You can bottle, cork, and refrigerate it for several days—the flavor will be even better. Shake before serving.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour, plus chilling time
    • Yield: 4 quarts, 12 to 16 servings
  • Tchoupitoulas Gumbo

    Tchoupitoulas Gumbo

    This hearty gumbo is full-flavored and great for a crowd. Unlike other gumbos, this recipe calls for butter or lima beans.

    • Prep Time: 20 minutes
    • Total Time: 3 hours
    • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
  • Blueberry Simple Syrup

    Blueberry Simple Syrup

    It is easy to infuse simple syrup with a variety of flavors -- here's one with fresh blueberries. This syrup is perfect for making a Blueberry Mojito or any other beverage where you'd like a hint of blueberry goodness.

    • Prep Time: 2 minutes
    • Total Time: 10 minutes, plus cooling time
    • Yield: 2 1/4 cups
  • Anthony's Basic Tomato Sauce

    This simple tomato sauce is delicious on the Veal Parmesan Po'boy but would also work well on top of pasta or pizza. Don't skimp on the olive oil -- it emulsifies into the sauce as it simmers and really adds a lot to the overall flavor.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 1/2 hours
    • Yield: About 2 quarts
  • Fresh Mint Tea

    Fresh Mint Tea

    This recipe is adapted from the traditional Moroccan mint tea, where green tea is used instead of black, but still with an abundance of fresh spearmint. It is delicious served over ice, but you can also enjoy it warm too at other times of the year.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 10 minutes, plus time for cooling
    • Yield: 2 quarts, 6 to 8 servings
  • Emeril’s Kicked Up Chili

    This slighly unorthodox chili starts with a roux and gets its chili-goodness not only from chili powder but also from pureéd roasted peppers.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour
    • Yield: 3 1/2 quarts
  • New England Clam Chowder

    New England Clam Chowder

    This is the classic version of this soup and is very similiar to the one served at Emeril's New Orleans Fish House in Las Vegas. It has a deep clam flavor and is brothy and light. The main thickener in this chowder is potato. If you like your chowder to have more body just mash a few of the potatoes against the side of the pot as you are cooking the soup.

    • Prep Time: 30 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 1/2 hours
    • Yield: 4 quarts, 12 servings
    Tags: seafood
  • Purple Hull Peas

    Purple Hull Peas

    Frozen purple hull peas should be a mainstay in your freezer so that when fresh are unavailable, you can have them on hand to make this delicious and easy dish. You don't have to use the ham hock if you want to cut down on time. Simmer the peas with chicken or vegetable broth and a sprig of fresh thyme instead. Add rice, cornbread, and two shots of hot sauce and you have a meal!

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 2 hours
    • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
  • Spring Pea Soup With Smoked Bacon And Pea Shoots

    Spring Pea Soup With Smoked Bacon And Pea Shoots

    Start your any spring meal with this simple soup that can be served hot or cold. If you can find pea shoots or edible flowers at your local market use them as a garnish.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 20 minutes
    • Yield: 4 servings
    Tags: easter, spring, bacon