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Cooking Demo: Leah Chase's Breakfast Shrimp and Baked Cheese Grits

2021-03-09 19:00:00 2021-03-09 20:00:00 America/New_York Cooking Demo: Leah Chase's Breakfast Shrimp and Baked Cheese Grits Celebrate Women's History Month! Learn about the history of Black Female Chefs and Cookbook Authors, then watch a cooking demo of one of Leah Chase's (The Queen of Creole) famous dishes. Virtual

Tuesday, March 09
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-09 19:00:00 2021-03-09 20:00:00 America/New_York Cooking Demo: Leah Chase's Breakfast Shrimp and Baked Cheese Grits Celebrate Women's History Month! Learn about the history of Black Female Chefs and Cookbook Authors, then watch a cooking demo of one of Leah Chase's (The Queen of Creole) famous dishes. Virtual

Celebrate Women's History Month! Learn about the history of Black Female Chefs and Cookbook Authors, then watch a cooking demo of one of Leah Chase's (The Queen of Creole) famous dishes.

Breakfast Shrimp with Baked Cheese Grits by Leah Chase

Serves 6

4 tomatoes (very ripe)

Boiling water

4 ounces (1/2 cup) stick unsalted butter

1/2 cup onion, diced

1/2 cup bell peppers, diced

2 cloves fresh garlic fine chopped

2 pounds medium to large shrimp, peeled and deveined

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 fresh basil leaves chopped

1 tablespoon parsley chopped

In a 2 quart-sized pot half full, bring water to a boil. Using a slotted spoon or tongs, dip tomatoes into the boiling water for 15 to 20 seconds. Remove, rinse under cold water, slide off peels, core, seed and chop. Set aside.

In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add onions, green peppers, and garlic. Stir until onions are transparent. Add tomatoes, shrimp, and paprika, salt, cayenne pepper, and basil leaves. Stir  5 to 10 minutes or until shrimp are cooked and pink throughout. Take care not to overcook.

Serve over or beside grits and garnish with chopped parsley.

Baked Cheese Grits

Serves 6

Preheat oven to 375° F

4 cups water

1 cup quick grits

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup milk

1 egg, beaten

1 cup cheddar cheese, grated

In a medium saucepan, bring water to a rolling boil. In a steady stream, add grits and salt, stirring occasionally and boil 10 to 15 minutes until just done. In a separate bowl, mix together milk, egg, and cheese. Add to grits, stirring well until cheese has completely mixed in. Using a medium sized buttered baking dish, pour in mixture and bake for 15 minutes.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Women's History Month | Virtual Event | Health and Wellness |

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