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Old 10-03-2011, 10:15 PM   #11
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Oddly, with the love of Cajun here in the Southern USA, that seasoning isn't available at my local stores.

Could you please post the Ingredient list, in order of listing on the container? I bet I can make my own copycat of it.

I'm thinking maybe Old Bay might have many of the same ingredients. Or perhaps one of the crab-boils we use here.

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I use Emeril's Essence, my own mix with half the salt, as a sub for any Cajun type seasoning, adjusting the cayenne level independently as needed.
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Old 10-03-2011, 10:22 PM   #12
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I use Emeril's Essence, my own mix with half the salt, as a sub for any Cajun type seasoning, adjusting the cayenne level independently as needed.
Make my own Emeril's too. Good stuff.
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Old 10-04-2011, 09:41 AM   #13
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I use Emeril's Essence, my own mix with half the salt, as a sub for any Cajun type seasoning, adjusting the cayenne level independently as needed.
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Make my own Emeril's too. Good stuff.
I usually add seasonings individually, but in the case of my Old Bay, it's such a great mix all by itself, I use that pre-mixed one.

I had to almost eliminate salt from my diet. That's another reason I don't use pre-mixed seasonings a lot. Most of them are *loaded* with salt.

Like the one in question here. The primary ingredient is salt. Then there is more salt in the chili powder. It's like buying a box of salt with a thimble of seasonings mixed in.

After driving through the Salt Flats, where there is 30 thousand ACRES of salt, it feels like such a rip-off to pay top shelf prices for salt.

Plus, the stuff raises havoc with my blood pressure! Ha!

I'll use the same ingredients, minus the salt.

Thanks again Anne! I know what to use now!
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That is too bad about the b/p
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You can buy the Tony Chachere's Creole seasoning online

Tony Chachere's

You may also want to try one of the many seasoning's from Penzey's:

Penzeys Spices. Over 250 Spices, Herbs and Seasonings.
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Tilapia With Tarragon Cream Sauce [B] Tilapia With Tarragon Cream Sauce [/B] [CENTER] [URL="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-PVUebzRrJyc/Todxc0JYTAI/AAAAAAAAAJ8/x6SeYzotCPA/s1600/IMG_20110930_200625.jpg"][IMG]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-PVUebzRrJyc/Todxc0JYTAI/AAAAAAAAAJ8/x6SeYzotCPA/s400/IMG_20110930_200625.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/CENTER] This dish is light, creamy, fast, inexpensive and absolutely delicious. [RIGHT] [U]Ingredients[/U][/RIGHT] [RIGHT] Tilapia [/RIGHT] [RIGHT] Heavy Whipping Cream[/RIGHT] [RIGHT] Tony Chachere's[/RIGHT] [RIGHT] Tarragon[/RIGHT] [RIGHT] White Pepper[/RIGHT] [RIGHT] Olive Oil[/RIGHT] [CENTER] [URL="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-SIhySIeFSNE/TodxwfO0JEI/AAAAAAAAAKA/WYhTtC2VKSk/s1600/IMG_20110930_195322.jpg"][IMG]http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-SIhySIeFSNE/TodxwfO0JEI/AAAAAAAAAKA/WYhTtC2VKSk/s320/IMG_20110930_195322.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/CENTER] [RIGHT] 1. On medium high heat add oil, tilapia, tony chachere's and white pepper to a large skillet. I Don't add salt because the tony chachere's has plenty of salt in the seasoning.[/RIGHT] [CENTER] [URL="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-w_YHbae8oeE/TodzhbMhcII/AAAAAAAAAKE/NJj-_IB5P0o/s1600/IMG_20110930_195648.jpg"][IMG]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-w_YHbae8oeE/TodzhbMhcII/AAAAAAAAAKE/NJj-_IB5P0o/s320/IMG_20110930_195648.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/CENTER] [RIGHT] 2. Cook about 3 minutes on each side then add the cream. Cook the fish in the cream until the cream starts to thicken. The sauce will have a slight reddish tint from the tony chachere's sauce.[/RIGHT] [CENTER] [URL="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-EYA-TOQPjnA/Todz2sodcUI/AAAAAAAAAKI/xdQv43EEcnI/s1600/IMG_20110930_200603.jpg"][IMG]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-EYA-TOQPjnA/Todz2sodcUI/AAAAAAAAAKI/xdQv43EEcnI/s320/IMG_20110930_200603.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/CENTER] 3. Now plate your fish anyway you like. I served my fish over some white rice and drizzled it with extra sauce, you could also do this with penne or farfalle pasta. It is absolute delightful and hard to stop eating; add a vegetable and a glass of white wine and you have an unbeatable combination 3 stars 1 reviews
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