Midnight Menu +1

Hosted ByRay Cannata & Margo Moss

Ray Cannata has eaten at over 750 New Orleans restaurants, so he knows a thing or two about hanging out. Margo Moss has turned Ted's Frostop from a greasy spoon into a considerably less greasy but not quite silver spoon. When the sun goes down on The NOLA Brewing Tap Room in the Irish Channel, Ray and Margo entertain members of New Orleans restaurant community. Their guests bring along a friend, a +1. Anything can happen.

Jambalaya Girl – Midnight Menu +1 – It’s New Orleans

If you shop at a New Orleans Sam’s Club pretty much any weekend you’ll see a guy or a girl stirring a giant pot of jambalaya.

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The girl – wearing yellow plastic fork earrings – is Jambalaya Girl Kristen Preau and the guy is her brother Kevin. When you get home from Sam’s you can cook up the same jambalaya from a pack of Cook Me Somethin’ Mister jambalaya.

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Kristen and Kevin aren’t cooking at Sam’s out of desperation for you to sample their jambalaya, Cook Me Somethin’ Mister is available in over 600 stores across the country. It’s manufactured in association with Louisiana’s original celebrity chef, Paul Proudhomme.

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Ray and Margo’s taste test affirms this jambalaya is the real deal. The pouch contains delicately seasoned and perfectly balanced rice that creates a home made tasting jambalaya with all the richness and texture you’d make yourself if you were Paul Proudhomme.

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Kristen and Kevin’s father was an outdoor cooking hardware guy: he created the grill which started up Proudhomme’s “blackened” Louisana food revolution and he originated the Cook Me Somethin’ Mister jambalaya recipe to sell the jambalaya pot he was cooking it in!

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Ray dips into the infamous Book of Questions, revealing Kristen’s wedding plans and Kevin’s life as a Yum Yum guy.

For a total New Orleans culinary experience, Haydel’s king cakes even come with Cook Me Somethin’ Mister Jambalaya.