Supper Club #228 : Pregnant Lady’s Gotta Eat (Pie)

Our two hundred, twenty-eighth supper club meal was prepared in a micro kitchen in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It was made with a pregnant person in mind, by that same pregnant person, and no pregnant person stone was left unturned. Pickles? Check. Ice cream? Check? Virgin cocktails? You get the picture. The key was the so-called pregnancy power foods: broccoli, leafy greens, lean meats, fruit, nuts, and pie. See below for the full menu.

As it turns out, pregnant people enjoy delicious food. Notably delicious were the blackened snapper sandwiches. I have not been offered a piece of blackened fish once in the last ten years and was very glad to see it on the menu. It’s been so long, I had kind of forgotten what even made fish blackened. Then I used the internet. See below if you’re interested in a solid Cajun blackened seasoning mix recipe –

Dana’s Menu

1. Roasted Strawberry Salad with Toasted Hazelnuts and Goat Cheese
2. Blackened Snapper Sandwiches with Vegetable Chips, Pickles, and Broccoli Slaw
3. Limeaid-jitos
4. Fresh Cherry Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream

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Sous chef cranking out salads.

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Virgin mojitos made with limeade in lieu of rum.

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Blackened snapper in the works.

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Arugula salad with strawberries, hazelnuts, and goat cheese.

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Non-pregnant people waiting for their pie.

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The oven was pint-sized, but there were still pies made because a pregnant lady’s gotta eat and she’s gotta eat pies.

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Pie number two, also cherry

Cajun Blackened Seasoning Mix

  • 2 Tbsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp dried thyme
  • 2 Tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1.5 tsp black pepper
  • 1.5 tsp white pepper
  • 1.5 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp sugar (optional)

Directions

1. Blend all ingredients in a bowl. Store airtight at room temperature for up to one month. If you use the sugar, do not store. Use immediately.

 
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