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recipe: salad days

Today is Independence Day. Apart from celebrating our successful split from the British Empire with bikinis, bar be ques and beer we are really paying homage to our diverse immigrant roots and what freeing themselves from their homelands to start … 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: tea soup

I am home sick today, complete with the migraine, fever, body aches, congestion, the whole nine. The old adage about curing a cold with chicken soup I cannot attest to, but I do know that cooking does make me feel … Continue reading

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recipe: catfish and pasta with tomato topping

The origin of this recipe actually comes from a veggie pasta dish I used to make for a friend back in the day. The pasta could be a full meal in-and-of itself if one so chose, but in this case, … Continue reading

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Recipe: cajun stirfry

You can always tell when I’ve recently made homemade stock, because I end up with a lot of recipes that work nicely with it. Tonight, I wanted to take advantage of the awesome veggie stock I boiled out earlier in … Continue reading

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