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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: le chou frisé a emballé du poisson et du riz doux

It is not often I get to cook with my dad but when I do, it almost always seems to be an event these days be it Pernil, Burgers (espangnole as a personal creation of mine), Paella (I’ll post our … Continue reading

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recipe: caribbean inspired stuffed veggies

I find it exceedingly interesting once of the very first recipes I posted on the blog (at the encouragement of Big Rob my fellow Metal Chef) was a stuffed pepper recipe almost two years ago to the day! It is … 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: 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: 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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Listening with my Belly

It so happens that my life revolves quite a bit around music. More than a decade involved in the marketing of and almost three decades in the performance place music extraordinarily high on my passion scale. I don’t just listen … Continue reading

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recipe: casserole poisson a l’acadia

I love a lot of fish dishes and this is a mish-mosh of some of my faves making the blog, building off the traditional idea of the Portuguese Paella that I hold oh so dear to my heart this dish … Continue reading

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