Tag Archives: stock pot

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: 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: 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: Jambalaya vert inspirer du Portugal

Another big snow storm, another long cook one pot meal. This combines my love of Iberian and Cajun cooking in my heritage and is truly an inspired by what I love out of both. It, like a lot of recipes, … Continue reading

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recipe: caldo verde

Today was the first “real” snow we had this year. After so many days in the 60s lately, it was actually a little bit of a surprise to see those heavy, wet, white flakes falling from the sky and beginning … Continue reading

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recipe: penne salsa di zucca e il maiale arrostito con zucca e finocchi

I love doing seasonal dishes when I can. Much like my affinity for cooking based on what I can get fresh at the big shopping centers I typically go to as well as what is locally grown and that always … Continue reading

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