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Tag Archives: NOLA

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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Number Nine, Jus’ The Sammich

One day, when he was about 14, my oldest son wanted to stop off at a local fast food joint for some grody junk food.  Actually, as is customary for a boy his age, he wanted this most days. On this particular day, I acquiesced. So we were standing in line behind two other local […]

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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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