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recipe: a sopa de herança portuguesa

mãe feliz dia I spend Mother’s Day with my mom and grandmother. That side of my family is of Portuguese descent and very close to my heart. Conversations with my grandmother can be all over the place these days and … Continue reading

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recipe: porto chili de bacalhau

There is almost nothing authentic about this recipe, it’s not chili like El Tazon de Rojo con Carne, nor is it a truly Portuguese / Iberian type recipe either, but for me it fits in nicely to the overall chili … Continue reading

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recipe: gumbo z’herbes

I promised back in the day, I would give up my recipe for this so, I suppose it must be time to since it is indeed lent. This is a personal favorite for me, not because it is a family … Continue reading

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recipe: repas de mardi gras

Usually, I don’t eat much steak, but there are a couple circumstances that necessitate it (like a trip to Firenze, Italia or to Franklin St with my sister, etc.) and today is one of them. My traditional Mardi Gras meal … Continue reading

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recipe: frango português e arroz avó

There are not many recipes that were handed directly down to me from my parents or grandparents. Some were never written down. Some where and changed too much over the years as different ingredients were available. Some we all agree … Continue reading

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recipe: pêcher du ragoût l’acadien (cajun fish stew)

I don’t get to cook for groups nearly often enough these days. Sharing the experience of food is still, by far and away, one of my favorite ways to spend time, especially if I am involved in the kitchen, even … Continue reading

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recipe: hadoque azur y ensopado d’ervilha olho preta y feijão preto

The original desire for this dish was something delta leaning but when I got to the market to do my regular shopping my mind shifted to cod in seeing the fresh cod laid out. Once I got a better look … Continue reading

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