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Great Recipes from Top New Orleans Chefs

From Emeril Lagasse's muffuletta to a shrimp-and-crab gumbo, here are great recipes from top New Orleans chefs.
One dish served fresh every day.
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Oysters Rockefeller

This renowned baked oyster dish was created at Antoine’s Restaurant in New Orleans in 1899 by the proprietor, Jules Alciatore. According to legend, the dish was created as a substitute for baked snails, which were hard to obtain from France. It was named in honor of John D. Rockefeller, at that time one of the world’s richest men, because of the sauce’s intense richness. The following recipe is the old Delmonico restaurant’s take on the dish, with the Rockefeller sauce base used not only to make the Oysters Rockefeller appetizer, but also used as a spread on toast to create canapés.

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