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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: 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: paella vegetariano

Paella is a cornerstone dish of Iberian cuisine. The famed Paella Valencia is the variant most people know, combining a wonderful version bringing proteins as diverse as crustaceans, mollusks, chicken, local sausage (chorizo or linguisa are most common), but many … Continue reading

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recipe: smothered grits par peltier

Over the years, I’ve made more variations of this idea than I could possibly count, even though this one skillet dish is usually my inexpensive, easy to make and fairly healthy standby concept. Couple of short cuts here, if you … Continue reading

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recipe: frango português e arroz a 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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recipe: redfish poêle en fer et la casserole frit les pousses brussel et pomme de terre

I love cajun inspired dishes. It became something of an obsession because my dad loved Paul Prudhomme and later Emril Lagasse. He didn’t cook most of the meals as a kid but when he did, he always took cooking very … Continue reading

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recipe: Allium soup

Simply, this is a fancy way of saying supercharged “onion” soup. Allium is the genius that includes the onion family. The recipe recalls the breath of the Allium family, including building the stock from scratch to help put an extra … Continue reading

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