About Emeril Lagasse

Emeril Lagasse

Emeril Lagasse (yes, he of “BAM!” fame) is a chef, restaurateur, and best-selling author of nearly 20 cookbooks, including Emeril’s Kicked Up Sandwiches. He’s also the owner of more than a dozen restaurants across the country and the the host of the Cooking Channel’s The Originals with Emeril and Fresh Food Fast. Lagasse has also established the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to support children’s educational programs that inspire and mentor young people through the culinary arts and promote nutrition and healthy eating. Talk about kicking things up a notch….

Shrimp and Grits

Southern Shrimp and Grits

Our most requested recipe, this ridiculously rich dish takes its heat from andouille, its creamy comfort from grits smothered in cheese.

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Three small turkey burgers with onions, parsley, avocado on a white plate

Southwestern Turkey Sliders

The number one complaint of folks who don’t like turkey burgers is dryness. Number two is blandness. This recipe is neither.

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Sweet and Spicy Bacon

Sweet and Spicy Bacon

When this sweet and spicy bacon is missing from your life, happiness is missing from your life. And if fulfillment can be found with just brown sugar, spice, don’t you think you owe it to yourself to make that happen?

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Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Not your everyday vinaigrette, this one pushes the amount of balsamic to epic proportions—to great effect. Drizzle with impunity to lend anything oomph.

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Cheese Grits

Creamy Stone Ground Cheese Grits

This Southern staple amps up stone-ground grits with ample white Cheddar. We think we’ve found home in these cheese grits.

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A pot filled with shrimp shells and heads, all to make shrimp stock

Shrimp Stock

This shrimp stock recipe should be in everyone’s repertoire. The deep, sweet—well, shrimp-y—flavor is utterly incomparable. Trust us.

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Watermelon Limeade

Watermelon Limeade

Taken neat, on the rocks, or with a stealth shot of tequila, we think you’ll find no fault with this drink that’s designed for the dog days of summer.

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