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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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recipe: cephalopod & mollusk stew

So, yes, no meat recipes for the next so many days as I undergo a self cleansing and hold true to the Lenten traditions of a bygone era, not that anyone would question my cooking in that, apart from the … Continue reading

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