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You’ll Roux the Day

For the past several weeks I have attempted to make a new chicken and sausage gumbo recipe but something always seemed to preclude my making the dish.  This new recipe came from Cooks Illustrated magazine and touted a new way to make a … Continue reading

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The Attack of the Event Food Day

How can one week have so many food days?  What’s a food day?   That’s any day where food is an integral part of the event.   This week we have the Chinese New Year, Fat Tuesday and Valentines day.  All in ONE WEEK. … Continue reading

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Fast Gumbo

Tonight I am making Gumbo.  In the past I began my gumbo by making a roux.  But recently I had a couple from Louisiana stay with us.  When making the reservation I mentioned I was making gumbo.  He asked if … Continue reading

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One Week, Three Continentents

This week we are travelling the world at dinner time.  Last night we covered Asia; our Gourmet Group prepared Japanese food, thanks to one couple who lived in Japan and had the authentic recipes.  Tonight I am making paella.  That covers Europe.  Tomorrow … Continue reading

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