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Cooking our way through Gourmet, 1972: Mushroom Risotto

A while back,  I blogged about 1972.  Such a good year. 1972 brought us Exile on Main Street… …and Cabaret… …and me. Many interesting things going on in 1972. __________________________________________________________________ In my 1972 post I mentioned Gourmet Magazine.  Such a good magazine that … Continue reading

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A Month of Mardi Gras Cooking: Let There Be Etouffee

My kitchen has been cranking out Cajun and Creole fare for several weeks, much to my husband’s delight, and I wanted to share some of these treats with you all. Let’s talk about crawfish, or mudbugs, as they are affectionately … Continue reading

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Don’t blink, or you might miss this recipe

…because it’s fast. So fast.  Also, easy and inexpensive.  The trifecta. Here are your ingredients: a package of Italian sausage a box of rotini 2 jars of sun-dried tomato pesto 1/2 to one cup of grated parmeason cheese olive oil I … Continue reading

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A Month of Mardi Gras Cooking – Let’s start with gumbo

When you live on the Gulf Coast, you are usually just a hop, skip, and a jump away from New Orleans.  Most Gulf Coast residents have a fondness for that place, and when Mardi Gras rolls around, cities and towns … Continue reading

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The Christmas Yeild

To date, my holiday season started out grumpy, veered slightly to overwhelmed, and took an abrupt turn to sad yet grateful, with a sharp reminder about things that are important. In the midst of all this, I managed to accomplish … Continue reading

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1972, it was a very good year

On a classic film forum I used to frequent, members were once challenged to describe the years surrounding their birth using cultural and historical events.  I responded in this way: I was born in the year of the Watergate break-in … Continue reading

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Salmon Fillet: From Sunday’s dinner to Monday’s lunch

Sundays are a busy time in the kitchen form me, between fixing dinner and doing prep work on my weekday lunches.  I’ve brown-bagged for years.  I’m that way.  I hate parting with money, and I strive to keep a healthy … Continue reading

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