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  • 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
  • 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
  • Pasta Primavera

    Pasta Primavera

    A wonderful dish to make in the springtime, when the new vegetables at the market are all so sweet and tender. Make this with the pasta shape you like best!

    • Yield: 8 servings
    Tags: kids
  • Totally Sloppy Joes

    Totally Sloppy Joes

    These messy sandwiches are fun party fare -- make the sauce the day before and then just reheat and serve with buns for a quick and easy treat.

    • Yield: 6 sandwiches
    Tags: kids, party
  • Black Bean Soup

    Black Bean Soup

    Try this black bean soup for a taste of the islands-with hints of ginger, cinnamon and orange, this vegetarian version is bound to inspire!

    • Yield: 2 quarts, 8 servings
    Tags: party
  • Cheese And Beer Soup

    Cheese And Beer Soup

    You'll LOVE this soup. And be sure to add the Cheesy Popcorn to it to really send it over the edge.

    • Yield: 2 quarts, 8 servings