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New Orleans School of Cooking, Morning Class Part 2

New Orleans School of Cooking

As we devoured our bowl of gumbo, Chef Michael began to saute the sausage.  Once they were the perfect color, he moved the sausages to one side of the pot, and ladled in a little bit of chicken stock.  All those drippings dissolved right into the broth and added another layer of flavor.  It’s very important to get all those brown bits!

New Orleans School of Cooking

Then he added some green onions,

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The streets of the French Quarter at night

walking around in new orleans

After spending a couple of hours having dinner and shopping, we decided to head back to our hotel.  I was really worried that our pralines and cigars would have gotten wet if it had started to rain again.  Can you imagine how sad it would have been if our pralines melted??

exploring french quarter new orleans

The rain had made the streets dark and shiny, which made all of the photos I took that night even more dramatic.

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Southern Candymakers

walking in new orleans after dinner

After having dinner at The Star Steak and Lobster House, we decided to explore the French Quarters to find some dessert.

exploring new orleans

exploring new orleans

Thank goodness it had stopped sprinkling.  Of course we didn’t bother packing an umbrella for our trip.  Sadly, rain isn’t something people from Los Angeles are usually prepared for.  Good thing we both wore jackets that had hoods.

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