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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: 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: 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: 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: bacalhau d’estufado

Recently, my mom and I began talking about food more and more. I think she’s curious, even if she won’t admit it, about the book idea and since we first spoke about it she’s been more eager to talk about … 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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