Bear Paw Meanderings

About the only thing I learn when cooking is that I can make a dish better than the one I just made.

For instance I have been making Shrimp Creole for forty years at least. Recently I learned how to make it much better than I had made it before.

First, I had always made it to go with rice. I learned I like it much better if it is made to go with wide noodles and there is a meat market in the vicinity that carries very wide and long noodles. If you cannot find wide noodles and want to make your pasta dish with them, just cook up a batch of lasagna noodles. When done and cooled, cut them length...