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  • Slow-Cooked Cochon de Lait Po’Boy

    Slow-Cooked Cochon de Lait Po’Boy

    This is always a favorite at Jazz Fest. The tender pork melts in your mouth and the tangy coleslaw and Creole mayo are the perfect complements. It's time to break out that crock pot and make this delicious treat at home. It's worth it.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 9 hours
    • Yield: 12 - 14 sandwiches
  • Cafe Ponte Lobster Salad

    Cafe Ponte Lobster Salad

    Recently featured on Emeril's Florida: St. Pete/Clearwater

    • Prep Time: 2 hours
    • Total Time: 4 hours
    • Yield: 4 servings
  • Eggplant Parmesan Napoleon With Spicy Tomato Sauce

    Eggplant Parmesan Napoleon With Spicy Tomato Sauce

    There are as many varieties of eggplant as there are recipes for this highly versatile vegetable, but eggplant Parmesan is one of the most commonly known preparations and is a staple in my home repertoire.

    • Yield: 6 servings
  • Pure And Simple Cream Puffs

    Pure And Simple Cream Puffs

    Fill these light, crisp cream puffs with whipped cream, as described here, or change things up and fill them with your favorite ice cream, jam, jelly, or pudding!

    • Yield: 24 puffs, serving 8 to 12
    Tags: kids, party
  • Junior Wellingtons

    Junior Wellingtons

    A kid-friendly version of the classic that your entire family will enjoy!

    • Yield: 4 servings
    Tags: kids
  • Chocolate Pistachio Tuile Cups
    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 30 minutes
    • Yield: 8 cookies
    Tags: ice cream
  • Lemon Mousse Cakes

    Lemon Mousse Cakes

    Light and airy, these lemony cakes make a refreshing end to any meal. For ease of preparation, make the Lemon Curd and Sponge cake a day ahead, then assemble the cakes at least a few hours before serving.

    • Prep Time: 30 minutes plus 1 day
    • Total Time: 1 day plus 30 minutes
    • Yield: 6 "cakes"
    Tags: spring
  • Duck And Wild Mushroom Gumbo

    Duck And Wild Mushroom Gumbo

    Duck and wild mushrooms are the perfect partners in this rich, earthy gumbo. Should you happen to have a duck hunter in your family, feel free to subsitute an equal weight of wild ducks for truly deep duck flavor.

    • Prep Time: 30 minutes
    • Total Time: 6 hours
    • Yield: 4 quarts, 8 servings
    Tags: gumbo, duck
  • Gnocchi With Mushroom, Tomato And Herb Ragout
    • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
    • Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
    • Yield: 3 to 4 servings