Top Rated Roux Recipes

Chef Michael Ferraro is known for his twists on American classics at New York City's popular Delicatessen restaurant and his wings are no different — taking this quintessential American comfort food, chef Ferraro uses fresh ingredients and classic technique to offer addicting classic Buffalo wings available all year round. Click here to see 24 Chicken Wing Recipes for Fall
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Crawfish Stew with Cinnamon and Star Anise
Sweet, spicy notes of cinnamon and star anise permeate the broth for this delicious crawfish stew that gets thickened at the end with a cold, dark roux for the perfect consistency. If you want to turn up the heat level, feel free to add Tabasco to your heart's desire. Click here to see Mardi Gras: The Feast Before the Fast.
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Go-Chu-Jang Mac and Cheese
Recipe Courtesy of BibigoYou may be unfamiliar of the popular Korean condiment, Gochujang, but it’s time to get acquainted. This red chili paste is savory, spicy, and flavorful; using even a little completely transforms any boring plate of food. Gochujang provides the perfect counter-balance to the richness of macaroni and cheese.  
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Curry Udon
There's nothing like a bowl of udon noodles in hot soup to bring comfort in cold weather. This one is flavored with blocks of readymade Japanese curry, soy sauce, and scallions. Sure, you could just go out and get some Curry Udon, but once you try this recipe, you'll see how easy it is just to make it at home.
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3.5
For authenticity, Eric recommends using Cajun andouille, a pork-based sausage that is fatty and heavily smoked but not heavily spiced. LaPlace, La., has declared itself the andouille capital, hosting an annual festival every October, but when Eric returns to his family’s home in Los Angeles to host their annual gumbo gathering, he frequents Pete’s Louisiana Style Hot Links in Crenshaw. Says Eric, "We have to buy extra to make sure that there is enough left after everybody snacks on them." If none are available, any smoked pork sausage will work.
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Nadia G's Bitchin' Kitchen Cover
This is a barbecue turkey take on a hot chicken sandwich — a Quebec staple. Tender pulled turkey meat is sandwiched between two slices of bread, then smothered with gravy and sweet peas… Come to think of it, Quebecers seem to douse everything in gravy: fries, sandwiches… The only thing that’s got no gravy is the train. I had to punch that ticket in the good ol’ U.S. of A.
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Sausage Gravy, Ramps, and Biscuit Skillet
This springtime twist on gravy and biscuits is made simple with canned biscuit dough. All it takes is one skillet to produce this creamy, decadent breakfast dish.
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3.125
Lucy’s Signature Summer Seafood Gumbo
Lucy Buffett was kind enough to give The Daily Meal one of her signature recipes from her new cookbook, Gumbo Love. In it she writes: “It takes courage to make a gumbo, and you’ve got to rustle up plenty more qualities along the way to achieve a successful end result. But like any character-building exercise, your experience and wisdom deepens with every step, until you reach a profound sense of satisfaction by the end of the process.” So go ahead and try this recipe, create something delicious, and discover your own strength of character! Use Lulu's Crazy Creola Seasoning and homemade shrimp stock to really elevate this dish.
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Roast Pork
You can’t have crackling without the pig skin, but sadly it has become quite difficult to buy a piece of pork with the rind still intact to make delicious crackling. It needs to be ordered ahead from the butcher, so do your bit and insist on getting it so that this essential part of the enjoyment of roast pork does not die out! Check out these Lessons in Irish Cooking.  Click here for more pork recipes.
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Clam Chowder
This clam chowder recipe comes courtesy of chef Bryan Dame, executive chef of the Tides Beach Club Kennebunkport Oceanfront Hotel. The fresh cherry-stone clams are the star of this creamy, warming soup that makes a great appetizer during any season.Serves 4 as a first course.
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2.8
I call this the ultimate because of the sauce — it's perfectly smooth and creamy, just the way I like it. If you prefer a less smooth cheese or a different flavor profile, feel free to substitute your favorite cheeses in. Just remember what Laura Werlin says when it comes to cheese: an infinite number of cheeses can go into your mac and cheese, but what matters is the results you're looking for. Choose the cheeses that will give you those results. 
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We all know kids love eating mac and cheese, so why not serve them a healthy one and make it a win-win for both parents and kids? This recipe from Chelsea Table's chef David Seigal uses organic ingredients to make a mac and cheese that's nutritious and delicious.
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