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Tag Archives: cajun

Gumbo, Graveyards, and Falling In Love

I’m back. Not from anywhere in particular, but here I am. I have missed you all as I have missed these pages on which I scribble my thoughts and my recipes. But for reasons that I’ll just call “life”, I have stayed away.   I was too busy doing not much of anything–too bored and apathetic […]

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Laissez Le Bonne Christmeusse Roulet

Anybody that has read my work for a minute knows who my biggest influence was in the kitchen.  Her repertoire wasn’t huge, but Granny taught me the basics.  As a child, I learned through her to cook with my senses—taste, smell, touch and sight—rather than by following a recipe as if it were a volatile science experiment. […]

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Tuesday Take Two: Bread Pudding And Other Southernisms…

In the South, we have a particular fondness for using terms of endearment, and we don’t reserve them just for those close to us.  We use them everywhere, at all times, and to anyone.  If we don’t know your real name, we’ll call you Sugar, Sweetheart, Sweetie, or Darlin’. If we know your real name, […]

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Roasted Poblano Cream Tart With Crawfish and Corn Maque Choux

      Number of Servings: 8 Ingredients: 1.5 cups masa harina 3/4 cup cornmeal 4 teaspoons, divided salt 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 stick cold butter 8, divided egg yolks 4 tablespoons ice water 3.5 cups, divided heavy cream 6 cloves, divided garlic 1 can, 7 oz […]

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