Creole Shrimp and Grits

Creole Shrimp and Grits

Happy Mardi Gras! Ah, the last big feast before the Lenten season of sacrifice begins. I don’t need many excuses to whip up decadent food, but Mardi Gras is...

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New Orleans Beignets

When I was researching recipes for Mardi Gras there was one thing that was a constant on every menu and every list that I found – beignets. Quite simply,...

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The Weekend Dish

The Weekend Dish: 2/18/2012

I hope that you all enjoyed a wonderful week and that you especially enjoyed a delicious Valentine’s Day! What did you do to celebrate and, most importantly, what did...

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Bourbon Bread Pudding

Bourbon Bread Pudding

It is beyond me how the holidays are already well in our rear-view mirror, the Super Bowl has come and gone, Valentine’s Day can be crossed off the calendar,...

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

When I set my 2012 baking and cooking goals for myself and mentioned that making weekly batches of soup during the cold winter months was among them, there was...

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Baked Hot Chocolate

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you all are enjoying the day and taking time to celebrate the love you have in your life, whether it’s a significant other, your...

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