A Lesson in New Orleans Flavors
More Delicious New Orleans-Inspired Recipes:
Chef Way Donald Link makes his own mayonnaise for the delightfully creamy blue cheese dressing.
Easy Way Use prepared mayo in this easy-to-eat version of the classic iceberg wedge salad.
Chef Way This creamy sweet potato filling is actually fairly simple, but Link opts to prepare the crust by hand; he also tosses the salad with mustard greens, which can be tricky to find.
Easy Way Make the crust in a food processor and substitute watercress for the mustard greens in the salad.
Chef Way To create the flavorings for these ribs, Link combines eight spices for a rub and prepares a barbecue sauce with homemade pork stock.
Easy Way Cut back the number of spices in the rub to the five essentials, and use canned beef broth in the barbecue sauce.