New Orleans Cafe (Sauteed Seafood Platter Creole Style, New Orleans Beignets, Swamp Water Martini)

1/2 lb sweet butter
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons chopped rosemary
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 cup of beer
2 lb. shrimp with heads and shells

In large sauce pan add first seven ingredients and cook for 15 minutes on medium low heat.  When all ingredients are incorporated add shrimp and bake @ 400 for 15 minutes. Serve with steamed rice.


1 cup white rice
2 cups water

In medium sauce pot add all ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium low and cover. Cook for 15 minutes.

Drink Special:

Swamp Water

3 oz Stoli Vodka
splash of olive juice
splash of Tabasco sauce
splash of Tanqueray gin
2 blackened shrimp

In a martini shaker add vodka and shake well. In a chilled martini glass place blackened shrimp and pour cold vodka. Add splash of Tabasco, olive juice and gin.