Try Emeril Lagasse's easy Banana Cream Pie with a secret ingredient.
Emeril's Tips: Vanilla beans are long and thin. To get the essence of the bean, it must be split, then scraped to remove the resinous, pasty insides. Lay the bean on a flat surface with its seam facing up. Using a sharp knife, place the point in the seam at the center and split to one end. Use the blade of the knife to scrape the pasty seeds out. To make shaved chocolate, chill a block of chocolate. Using a vegetable peeler,...Full Story