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 Beignet -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A beignet is a (Any of various baked foods made of dough or batter) pastry made from (Click link for more info and facts about fried) fried (A flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll) dough and sprinkled with confectioners' (A white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative) sugar.
Beignets are also found in (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe) France, where they are sometimes filled with (The ripened reproductive body of a seed plant) fruit.
Before mixing with the (optional) chosen fruit(s), the (The white of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water) egg whites (beaten to a foam) are incorporated.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/be/beignet.htm   (173 words)

  
 Crescent City Beignets | What is a Beignet?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The beignets are hand rolled and deep fried then covered with heaping amounts of powdered sugar.
By the mid 1800's beignets had become a welcome treat for all social classes at all hours of the day.
As this tradition approaches its 200th year, beignets and café au lait have become symbolic of the old world charm of New Orleans and the French Quarter.
www.crescentcitybeignets.com /beignet.html   (373 words)

  
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Beignet is a pretty good puppy and rarely makes mistakes in the house.
He had to put up with a lot, since when we got him, we had not even moved into our newly built house yet and he stayed with us in our hotel for a week, but he was very good.
Beignet and Dana at his basic puppy class graduation.
www.goldendoodles.com /inUS/beignet_m.htm   (283 words)

  
 Northwest Indiana News: nwitimes.com
Beignets are delicate little pastries made from a yeast dough that is quickly fried then served immediately with a heavy dusting of powdered sugar, a true New Orleans Mardi Gras must!
The word "beignet" comes from the French word for fritter and though early French colonists are credited for bringing them to New Orleans, early Creole cooks are credited for making beignets a New Orleans tradition by handing them out as cheap food for hungry children.
Drop the beignet mixture by spoonful and fry until golden, turning the beignets over to brown on all sides.
www.thetimesonline.com /articles/2005/02/02/features/food/d3ef7953ec86dfd686256f9a00707cf2.prt   (492 words)

  
 THERIAULT ACADIAN FAMILY: Notre Cuisine Acadienne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The origin of the beignet is french and is difficult to pronounce correctly because the word uses those very french syllables that english-speaking tongues cannot maneuver.
The root of the word beignet is 'beigne' and is closely related to the other french word 'baigner' which means 'to bathe'.
And indeed the 'beignet' is bathed in delectable sweetness of brown sugar or maple sugar.
www.terriau.org /cuisine/bnet1.htm   (244 words)

  
 Salt Lake City Weekly - Beignet, Done That   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Also known as a French Market Doughnut, a beignet is pastry dough (white flour, eggs, milk, shortening, and leavening) rolled out and cut into 4-inch thin squares, then deep-fried in boiling oil and served piping hot, topped traditionally with powdered sugar.
Beignets were brought to Louisiana initially by the Arcadian French who settled there.
I’ve had beignets at the famed Café du Monde in New Orleans and elsewhere and, to be honest, the ones at Crescent City Beignets taste just as good.
www.slweekly.com /editorial/2004/dine_2004-02-12.cfm   (1302 words)

  
 JS Online: Beignet is Bastille's hot item   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
There are a few telling signs that someone has just eaten a beignet: smudges of cinnamon on the cheek; a trail of powdered sugar on a shirt.
The beignet is basically a hot, fried doughnut without the hole; smothered in powdered sugar, cinnamon, or for the most ambitious of eaters, both.
Complemented by a cup of cafe au lait, beignets are usually eaten at breakfast, as a snack, or in the case of Bastille Days, from 11 a.m.
www.jsonline.com /enter/gen/jul03/154399.asp?format=print   (455 words)

  
 claire's beignet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The beignet, Louisiana's State doughnut, was first introduced to Louisiana by the Acadians.
Early beignet were fried fritters, sometimes filled with fruit.
Remove beignet with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels; transfer to a wire rack.
www.sccs.swarthmore.edu /users/03/nori/recipes/breakfasts/beignet.html   (251 words)

  
 New Orleans Cuisine: New Orleans Cuisine - Beignet Recipe
The big place in New Orleans for Beignets and Cafe au Lait is Cafe Du Monde on Decatur on the riverside of Jackson Square, which is legendary, and I guess you have to go once, which I did.
I prefer Cafe Beignet on Royal Street (they have a few other locations in the French Quarter), which is a little more low key.
When the Beignets have risen, heat 2-3 inches of vegetable oil in a large saucepan to 350-360 degrees.
neworleanscuisine.blogspot.com /2005/05/new-orleans-cuisine-beignet-recipe.html   (1210 words)

  
 Fodor's Travel Guides | Forums Messages
So, me and two teen girls got three orders of beignets (which was too many, two would have been enough) and two juices and a water for $8 and some change.
PS There is a place in Ponchatoula that fills the beignet with strawberry (lemon etc.) filling and you dip them in heavy cream.
Cafe Beignet is a little hole in the wall that serves a reasonably priced breakfast, has good beignets and is frequented primarily by locals.
www.fodors.com /forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=1&tid=34664116&numresponses=24&start=0   (1231 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Beignet
The Café du Monde is open 24 hours a day Café du Monde is a famous coffee shop on Decatur Street in the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana.
In chemistry, salt is a term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge.
The classic French beignet is simply deep-fried cream puff pastry.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Beignet   (516 words)

  
 New Orleans Style Beignet Mix
More often than not, the beignets were enjoyed with New Orleans style café au lait (double strength dark roast coffee and chicory, served with steamed milk).
As this tradition continued to grow in the century that followed, beignets served with strong coffee and chicory soon became the symbol of New Orleans and the French Quarter.
When you hear a native talking about “going for coffee and doughnuts” he or she is not referring to a trip to a Dunkin Donuts but to a tradition unique to the Crescent City that began over one hundred years ago.
www.mardigrasoutlet.com /details.asp?prodID=572   (559 words)

  
 Cooks.com - Recipes - Beignet
This is healthy food, but your tastebuds will never suspect...
Combine shortening and sugar in a bowl and add milk, stir until all is dissolved.
at a time, turning beignets as they rise to...
www.cooks.com /rec/search/0,1-0,beignet,FF.html   (66 words)

  
 ABC News: How to Make Cafe Du Monde Beignets
You may have to add a little more or a little less water to achieve a good beignet mix dough, and you may have to make more than one batch to get the hang of it.
Mix the ingredients with a spoon until the beignet mix is all mixed with the water.
Note: If your beignets fail to puff up and remain flat, this is an indication the frying oil temperature is too low to properly cook the dough.
abcnews.go.com /GMA/Recipes/story?id=1227966   (451 words)

  
 Art Culinaire: Beignet done that
According to Crescent City Beignets, the sweet originated with the Acadian French (who first settled South Louisiana.) With the civil war at hand, the pastries became a welcome treat-inexpensive and effortless to produce.
Beignets aren't in jeopardy if Massachusetts Senator John Kerry has anything to do with it.
Beignets made the back page in the summer of 2003.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0JAW/is_72/ai_n6102043   (1426 words)

  
 Let the beignets roll
Unfortunately, the history of the beignet has its violent side: the sugar fight.
You're in the French Market with your friends, you've had a few drinks and you're feeling a little silly, and in your hand is this dessert that's covered in powdered sugar.
Sprinkle the beignets generously with the confectioners' sugar and serve them hot with chicory coffee.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2004/02/22/tem_taste22lede.html   (707 words)

  
 Beignet Mix in a Jar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bring mixture to a boil and remove pan from the heat.
Add the beignet mix and beat with wooden spoon until the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat until the mixture is smooth.
www.joycesfinecooking.com /Recipes5/beignet_mix_in_a_jar.htm   (95 words)

  
 Hospitality Portfolio - Beignet's Café   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Beignet’s Café captures the essence and energy of a New Orleans street-front bar and grille while maintaining a sophisticated level of design.
A large exhibition cooking line and raw bar provides an opportunity for the chef and line crew to play a leading role in the restaurant theater.
Artisan wall murals depict the appealing street life of New Orleans, and signature light fixtures identify specific areas of the restaurant.
www.jbdjga.com /3800.htm   (69 words)

  
 Bootcamp Buddies - Weight Watchers Support Forum - french market beignet- 1 point
I'm planning on making a batch of these for Easter, either for breakfast or part of dessert as I'm having company and it might be a nice treat.
Cinnamon and splenda together are ok but splenda alone if you add alot has a bitter taste to me. I added the cinnamom not only cause of the splenda but I love cinnamon.
I made these recently, threw in 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips and a tsp vanilla, and for 1.8 points they were great.
www.healthdiscovery.net /forums/printthread.php?t=79659   (741 words)

  
 A Big Slice : Beignet Recipe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Fry in the hot oil (our stove has a 1 - 10 setting and 7 was perfect - they brown fast so keep an eye on them) If the beignets do not pop up the oil if not hot enough.
Use a sieve to sprinkle powdered sugar on the hot beignets.
For an extra treat serve with cafe au lait or our delicious dipping sauces.
www.abigslice.com /beignets.html   (103 words)

  
 Café Du Monde Beignet Mix
Now you can enjoy these famous, signature beignets at home.
Serving Suggestions: Mix in bowl 2 cups mix and 7 fl oz water.
Please continue to pray for all of those families that are so deeply affected by Hurricane Katrina.
www.neworleansshowcase.com /ce02001.html   (192 words)

  
 Crescent City Beignet Expands Nationally (5/02)
The first Crescent City Beignets was opened by Wayne and Tucker Bunch in 1997 in Houston, Texas.
While the concept is centered around the signature "Beignets and Café au Lait", Crescent City Beignets also serves other popular New Orleans inspired menu items such as jambalaya, gumbo, red beans and rice, Creole dishes, sandwiches and entrée salads.
Crescent City Beignets is approved by the SBA as an "approved franchisor", which means easy and rapid financing for new franchisees.
www.bison1.com /press/pr5-1-02crescent.html   (536 words)

  
 Cafe Du Monde - Original French Market Coffee Stand New Orleans - Our Beignets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Beignets were also brought to Louisiana by the Acadians.
These were fried fritters, sometimes filled with fruit.
Today, the beignet is a square piece of dough, fried and covered with powdered sugar.
www.cafedumonde.com /beignet.html   (46 words)

  
 Beignet there....Doughnut that. - cookiesinheaven
Its menu consists of dark roasted Coffee and Chicory, Beignets, White and Chocolate Milk, and fresh squeezed Orange Juice.
Au Lait means that it is mixed half and half with hot milk.
Beignets are square French -style doughnuts, lavishly covered with powdered sugar.
cookiesinheaven.blogspot.com /2005/09/beignet-theredoughnut-that.html   (358 words)

  
 ORANGE COUNTY WEEKLY OC Weekly: Food: Beignet and Muffuletta Orgy!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The beignets baked here—a kind of French Krispy Kreme as essential to Creole cooking as fluency in français—is a faultless reproduction of what you get at New Orleans’ famed Café du Monde, a perfectly puffy, hot, fried dough square smothered in powdered sugar.
The cashiers will ask if you’d like any beignets with whatever you order—the Crescent City way of super-sizing—but these things are really for dessert, best for nibbling after your main meal.
The shrimp Creole, meanwhile, is zesty and rich, though a bit pricey at $8.95 for a small bowl.
www.ocweekly.com /ink/04/42/food-kane.php   (698 words)

  
 Cornichon.org: Beignets & coffee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
And on a Monday morning, what better pick-me-up than coffee and beignets.
Beignets are enjoyed hot or at room temperature, and have various
Certes, un rêve de beignet, c'est un rêve, pas un beignet.
www.cornichon.org /archives/000013.html   (134 words)

  
 Hot Beignet and Warm Boudoirs Gift Basket
Serve a taste of New Orleans at your breakfast table with an autographed cookbook from Louisiana Chef John Folse featuring over 300 pages of color and historical photographs as well as nearly 200 fabulous recipes you will only find at a Louisiana Bed and Breakfast.
A bag of Hot Beignet Mix (includes powdered sugar), a CC's Coffee mug and an 8oz.
This extraordinarily aromatic medium-roasted coffee blend is brimming with sweet, fruity flavors and a hint of nut for a deliciously mellow cup.
www.ccscoffee.org /ccc/Catalog_CS/coffee-detail/87177/giftsets/coffee-gift-coffee-merchandise/hot-beignet-and-warm-boudoirs-gift-basket   (177 words)

  
 CityTimes: Two new plans for two old sites
Atomic Age, 1518 E Seventh Ave., was a natty mid-century modern lounge with an eclectic menu and cutting-edge live entertainment.
Cafe Beignet in Centennial Park was a tribute to New Orleans' famous Cafe du Monde, all fl iron railing, chicory coffee and melt-in-your-mouth beignets.
Cafe Beignet closed after two years in 1998 and reopened briefly last year.
www.sptimes.com /2002/08/02/news_pf/Citytimes/Two_new_plans_for_two.shtml   (799 words)

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