Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Rule #52: Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll, y’all! It’s almost time for Mardi Gras, which means I’ve got an excuse to make allllll the gumbo, red beans & rice, and…

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Shrimp Creole

Jon Boy can’t stop moving his mouth. By that I mean… he can’t stop eating and talking about eating this lovely bunch of spicy*, savory, shrimpy goodness. I had planned on making a huge batch,…

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Red Beans + Rice & A Little Food for the Soul

I have a confession: I’m pretty sure I’m deep-down a Louisiana native. Not sure how it happened, but I’m pretty sure I was transported or kidnapped or something. Maybe I lived there and worked in…

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Jambalaya

If you were to look at my DVR, you’d be a little concerned at the number of Food-based shows I record and watch. Religiously. It’s like a crack for me. I love, love, love the…

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Chicken Piquante

Creole and Cajun food are my happy. I love New Orleans – the easy way of life, the amazing food, the incredible people, and being able to walk around with a bev in hand on…

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