How to make mayo, Comeback sauce like a New Orleans native


Patsy R. BrumfieldThe Southfacin' Cook

Patsy R. Brumfield
The Southfacin’ Cook

How to make Comeback Sauce, Cocktail Sauce, Homemade Mayonnaise

If you’re having friends over or just want some essential sauces that “keep” pretty well in the fridge, in case you want seafood, salads or just something different to slather on a great piece of craft bread, you can make your own. Easy and much better than anything in the store.These are “musts” for any NOLA household. Enjoy!

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red beans

How to cook red beans and rice

I’m a near-retirement investigative reporter who got my first big job at the New Orleans Times-Picayune the same fall Ole Miss classmate Archie Manning came to the Saints. During my stint in NOLA, I learned what really good food tastes like and determined to learn to cook some of its standards.

In “Southfacin’ Cook,” I’ll offer tips and recipes for newcomers, who’d like to adapt culinarily with more help than I had. I’ll also draw from local food legends. Send me your recipe requests, too, and I’ll do my best to help you learn Southfacin’ cookin’, too.

This week, we get started with a class – New Orleans style red beans and rice …

Header image is from Flickr user Cookbookman17 and used in accordance with a Creative Commons license.

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