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variation on shrimp and grits with Merguez??

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tmemedia Apr 29, 2011 08:40 AM

I love shrimp and grits with chorizo or andouille sausage. But I've got some merguez lamb sausage in my fridge and would love to do a variation using the merguez. I think the Shrimp and merguez will marry well together with perhaps a light sauce of sherry and cherry tomatoes. What cheese do you think will work well in the grits? I like to use an aged cheddar along with roasted corn in my girts, but wonder if the cheddar will pair well with the merguez.

What do you think foodies? Also, if you have a better idea for the sauce, I would love to hear about it!

Thanks,
Teresa in DC

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    katecm RE: tmemedia Apr 29, 2011 09:47 AM

    I'd be tempted to use a feta or maybe a manchego to play around with the lamb. Mint too!

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      tmemedia RE: katecm Apr 29, 2011 08:50 PM

      Yes, I had thought of Manchego, think I'll go with that. But I hadn't thought of mint, and I have a whole garden full of it just bursting all over. Thanks!

    2. monavano RE: tmemedia Apr 29, 2011 09:56 AM

      Monterey Jack. Nice and melty!

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